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General Manager

Company: Praxair-PDI
Location: East Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2020 sales of $27 billion. - We live our mission of -making our world more productive -every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet. - -The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals & refining, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing, and primary metals. - Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. - Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions. -For more information about the company, please visit our website at -. Linde Gas & Equipment Inc. is seeking a General Manager to join our team located in Cahokia, IL. - This role is responsible for the -profitability and growth of the business -as well as the creation and management of sales strategies that result in the accomplishment of business objectives. -Products cover a broad range of industrial, medical gases and hardgoods as well as a broad spectrum of customers. -The position has P&L accountability for approximately $240mm in sales and approximately 360 employees. General Manager

  • Defines elements of regional business strategy within area of responsibility
  • Performs customer site visits and handle issues that are high impact and/or are elevated for resolution.
  • Manage sales professionals, directing sales activities and setting appropriate key performance indicators for sales force and reviews performance of direct reports against such indicators
  • Sets group goals for profitable growth, including reviewing account plans/sales reports and working with cost-to-serve models
  • Monitors the overall sales plans to ensure compliance with long- and short-term goals and tactics, pricing strategies and renegotiation plans
  • Validates business opportunities and assists the sales organization in identifying business alternatives, in preparation of proposals and in contract negotiation
  • Oversight of retail locations as well as working closely with plant operations to ensure customer focus
  • Other duties as assigned Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree required
    • 5-10 years management experience
    • 5-10 years direct selling experience
    • Strong written & verbal communication skills
    • Strong negotiating skills
    • No DUI/DWI or other alcohol (driving) related convictions within the last ten (10) years
    • Ability to travel a minimum of 50% All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

Keywords: Praxair-PDI, Springfield , General Manager, Executive , East Saint Louis, Illinois

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