Manager, Regional Fleet Sales (Chicagoland) in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ames, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    7 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2019

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:
The purpose of this job is to provide value to customers primarily in the commercial and private truck fleet sector. This position will be responsible for managing accounts in the Greater Chicagoland Area and throughout the Midwest, working with fleets to sell them B11-B20 blends as well as neat biodiesel.

This position is based in Chicago, IL.
  


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Managing Regional Fleet Accounts

• Establishes and maintains high-level relationships with business decision makers at major corporations with multiple locations
• Secures new accounts while managing and growing sales revenue of existing key accounts
• Develops and implements strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals
• Contacts customers on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
• Manages the pricing and profitability of assigned accounts
• Prospects for new customers within a territory
• Provides a weekly, monthly and annual sales forecast for managed accounts
• Utilizes SalesForce.com for customer relationship management including tracking, reporting and contract maintenance
• Travels and conducts face-to-face meetings with accounts
• Understands customer buying needs
• Develops a good technical understanding of REG products and their benefits
• Analyzes opportunities for account growth including terminal management, quarterly and annual customer reviews and product supply chain
• Frequent overnight travel required by air and/or automobile

Coordinating with internal REG teams
• Provides competitor and market intelligence
• Works with regional sales team members to identify sales opportunities
• Coordinates with Supply Chain on gallons available at each plant
• Coordinates with transportation on freight rates and truck and rail availability
• Coordinates with inside sales on scheduling at plants
• Coordinates with Tax and Credit on pricing and compliance
• Works with customers and JD Edwards system to schedule loads

Other frequent duties:
• Attends trade shows, conferences and association meetings
• Attends monthly sales meetings  


Performs other duties as assigned
  


JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree – Business or related field
Experience Required: 7-10 years of progressive sales experience. Experience selling transportation fuels to fleets is preferred.
Skills Required:
Advanced Excel skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Extensive math and accounting skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)  


Special skills or knowledge preferred:
JD Edwards
SalesForce.com
Risk management
Commodity trading

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.  

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