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General Manager

Company: Viking Electric
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Viking Electric


General Manager


Wholesale Electrical Distribution


Sheboygan, Wisconsin


As a general manager you will lead the sales efforts for the market with the goal of achieving maximum sales penetration and gross profits from the market and to oversee the administration and operations functions in the location.


Job Responsibilities Include:


Hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and motivate the sales force and direct reporting managers.

Establish annual and long-range market share sales, gross profit and expense targets and develop strategies to achieve those targets.

Work closely with other sales managers to develop and accomplish company sales goals.

Maintain awareness of market conditions through continuous customer contact, competitor monitoring and industry networking.

Monitor pricing in market area, maintain and improve margins while remaining competitive.

Review and approve all new account applications and assign account to appropriate salespeople.

Explore new products and product enhancements; monitor market changes.

Monitor and approve, where appropriate, work related expenses.

Work together with local operations manager to achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency in the operations end of our business.


Job Requirements:


Bachelor's degree or equivalent electrical distribution industry experience

A minimum of ten years previous sales experience and an aptitude for management responsibilities

Previous management and leadership experience preferred.

Familiarity with Viking departments and thorough understanding of our product lines.


Viking Electric is a wholesale electrical distributor and solutions provider with 24 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Ill. The company was founded in 1964, in St. Paul, Minnesota to serve the needs of the electrical industry. Viking Electric serves residential and commercial electrical contractors, industrial, tool, and related markets. The company stocks more than 30,000 products from 400 manufacturers including electrical supplies, lighting, power tools, hand tools, wire and cable, automation, data com, switchgear, and more. Viking Electric is a Sonepar Company. vikingelectric.com


Viking Electric is an M/F/Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer

Keywords: Viking Electric, Sheboygan , General Manager, Executive , Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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