Business Development Manager, Industrial Castings
Kohler Co.

Kohler, Wisconsin

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Business Development Manager, Industrial Castings 

Work Mode: Hybrid

Location:  Kohler, WI or Remote 

Opportunity

Reporting to the General Manager - North America Product Strategy, the Business Development Manager is responsible for the operational and strategic activities of the Industrial Castings business. This role directs the overall activity of the Industrial Castings business and bears the responsibility for business growth, achievement of the market objectives and profit and loss of the business.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Create and implement a strategic plan for delivering short and long-term goals for the Industrial Castings business.
  • Create and implement a Sales Strategy for growing the industrial castings business through existing relationships, and new accounts.
  • Establish best practices for regular account meetings and key customer reviews. Seek feedback to ensure we are meeting expectations of the partnership and providing the value-added services our customers desire.
  • Refine or create new sales and marketing tools to showcase Industrial Castings competitive advantages and differentiators.
  • Manage the Inside Sales function; coordinating all activities with established customers. Includes expediting orders, resolving credit issues, and assisting with technical support, and quoting activities.
  • Report out monthly to leadership regarding the plans for sales and explanation of variances, warranty, shipping, etc. Also recommend pricing actions as needed.
  • Administer and communicate the monthly material surcharge program. Recommend program changes to upper management to recover the monthly fluctuations incurred with raw materials and energy.
  • Manage all monthly sales commission payouts to external representative agencies.
  • Build a strong team to enhance effectiveness of the Industrial Castings group. Manage, develop, and train the Ind. Castings Sales Representatives to increase sales by communicating the value proposition that Ind. Castings can provide.

Skills/Requirements

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university in Business Management, Finance, Marketing, or related technical field.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years prior experience in sales, marketing, channel management, operations, sourcing, and/or product development with progressively more responsibility and a proven track record of results.
  • At least 3-years experience with P&L and budgeting.

Preferred:

  • MBA/Master degree.
  • Well rounded exposure to manufacturing, business development, marketing, human resources and finance is highly preferred.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit - a self-starter with an internal drive to identify and create new business opportunities.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com.

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .


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