Aegion Corporation

Manager, Inside Sales & Distribution

CA-AB-Edmonton
Job ID
2017-8494

Overview

Corrpro Canada, Inc. is seeking a Manager, Inside Sales & Distribution to join our team in our office located in Edmonton, AB.

 

The Manager of Inside Sales & Distribution is responsible for managing the operations and functions of the inside sales & distribution team for both internal and external customers. This role will coordinate his or her efforts with the Manager of Manufacturing Operations, and will utilize expert knowledge of the CP Materials business to develop pricing strategies, manage customer expectations, and ensure the highest level of Customer Service to our internal and external customers.                                                                                                                                    

 

Corrpro Canada, an Aegion Corporation company, is Canada's largest corrosion engineering, cathodic protection, and corrosion monitoring business for the protection and preservation of infrastructure. Corrpro provides professional corrosion consulting and cathodic protection engineering services to major oil companies, government agencies, municipal water, sewer and gas utilities, universities, and public transportation agencies. Corrpro Canada has complete construction installation services, including crews and equipment to install any type of cathodic protection system for any type of structure.  

Responsibilities

  • Maintains market intelligence related to logistics, and maintains streamlined and well-understood business processes and systems within distribution.
  • Leads internal efforts in developing implementation of best practices throughout the distribution and logistics organizations.
  • Collaborates with Operations and Procurement to develop transportation and warehousing strategies for all products and makes appropriate recommendations to senior management.
  • Establishes and measures KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) to drive performance for on-time delivery and warehouse fill-rate performance, track shipping costs for customer orders.
  • Provides senior management with periodic reports as designated.
  • Experience with customer contracts / agreements including discount schedules and / or rebate programs
  • Experience generating list pricing methodologies based on customer tier (spend)
  • Collaboration with Manufacturing and Procurement managers to ensure proper (realistic) lead times are committed to our internal and external customers.
  • Directs staff to cohesively support strategic customer care service objectives, directs facility line-management to enhance staff and team skills and competencies, and establishes team performance objectives.
  • Defines and forecasts needed skills, tools and equipment to meet project objectives.
  • Manages customer service & administration team.
  • Manages a team of 5 – 10 direct reports.
  • Other duties as designated.

Qualifications

For the successful performance of this position, an individual must be able to achieve and/or perform the essential duties of the position. Listed below are representative requirements for job knowledge, skill, and/or ability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

 

  • Education and/or Experience:
    • College degree preferred; can be substituted with 7 to 10+ professional years of experience.
    • Extensive knowledge of supply chain, logistics, and/or distribution experience required.
    • Experience required with Enterprise Resources Planning systems (ERP); prefer knowledge of JD Edwards.
    • Experience managing order volumes in excess of $50M – $100M.
  • Language Skills:
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, draft reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Effectively present information to individuals or groups (management, clients, customers, general public) and respond to questions.
  • Mathematical Skills:
    • Ability to perform arithmetic calculations and apply basic knowledge.
  • Reasoning Skills:
    • Ability to solve practical problems.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Leadership Skills:
    • Position requires individual to have strong interpersonal skills and be a strong communicator; able to take initiative and function independently; able to lead a team through new and often undefined challenges.
  • Personal Attributes:
    • Ability to work in teams; work with others to resolve complex issues.
  • Computer-Based:
    • Ability to work with spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software. Ability to learn new applications quickly. Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, and Power Point) required.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

  • In the performance of duties for this position, the employee is: regularly required to sit, talk, and hear; frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, occasionally required to stand, reach with hands and arms, move up to 10 pounds (occasionally up to 25 pounds). Vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, and color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability for extended concentration.

 

  • Work Environment:
    • In performing the duties for this job, the employee will generally work in an office type environment
  • Travel:
  • Estimated travel requirement for the position is expected to be 20%.  

 

This position is eligible for AIP (Annual Incentive Plan) benefits. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity in our workforce.

 

Competitive Salary | Full Benefits Package | RRSP Matching Program

Vacation & Holiday Time | Training & Development

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