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Sales Manager - Energy and Industrial Automation

Company: UL
Location: Barrington
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

General – Green Earth – Safer World


Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


The Sales Manager is responsible for the management of sales directly to end users of ULs products or services in a large specified geographic area, and/or is responsible for a specific industry or product segment on a national or geographic area.

  • Develops and motivates sales professionals by coaching and transferring the knowledge of sales techniques, service offerings, and industry knowledge to the sales team to drive results.
  • Lead client engagement by developing and managing relationships at the middle management and key decision maker levels for large and medium customers.
  • Manages sales transaction pipelines and forecasting.
  • Stays up to date with and understands latest market developments and trends.
  • Manages the performance of direct reports by developing accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing career counseling, feedback and guidance and ensuring that all policies are understood and adhered to.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

  • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelors Degree) in a related discipline plus generally eight years of directly related experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of company policies and sales processes.
  • Requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules to senior level management and customers.
  • Expert on sales strategies and tactics.Significant business travel and work outside of the office is required.

Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.

People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.

Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.

Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.


Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.  

 

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com. 

Keywords: UL, Waukegan , Sales Manager - Energy and Industrial Automation, Other , Barrington, Illinois

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