Arrow Electronics General Manager in San Jose, California

Position:

General Manager

Job Description:

Senior-level Manager, responsible for achieving metrics for the Arrow’s Northern California Branches. Will manage staff of Field and Inside Sales Managers in driving Revenue, Demand Creation and Profitability Metrics.

Principal Accountabilities

● Responsible for managing the sales efforts of their team and providing leadership towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with the company's vision. Represents the team internally and externally; ensures their department is exceeding expectations from both a vendor and customer perspective. Manages the workforce by making decisions on workload and setting priorities for the team. Consistently recommends operational improvements, contributes to the strategic objectives and manages team effectiveness. Accurately forecasts and drives teams to manage opportunities and sales.

● Management: Manage the strategic and sales objectives for the sales teams and creates tactical solutions to meet/exceed objectives. Go on field sales account calls and supplier reviews to provide leadership towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth. Manage manager and employee development, recruiting, hiring and training, performance reviews, salary administration, daily coaching and feedback, goal setting, development planning and performance management. Progressively and proactively manage development and performance issues. Deliver a high performing team.

● Sales: Direct strategy that motivates sales teams to reach sales goals and deliver results. Maintain senior level relationships at customers, suppliers and Arrow corporate. Take on assigned projects and drives corporate initiatives. Through data analysis and past experience make solid decisions on strategy and direction. Direct value added sales opportunities by implementing supply chain, engineering, supplier, or service excellence strategies. Identifies and helps obtain branch goals.

● Develop customer, supplier and vendor relationships: Strengthens Arrow's reputation by delivering service excellence and process efficiencies. Attend reviews and meetings. Increase management presence at customer accounts in order to achieve access to all levels of decision makers. Implement effective and practiced techniques for solving problems. Effectively communicate with all levels senior level contacts at customers, suppliers and Arrow corporate.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Economics, Finance, Marketing or related field

  • 10 years’ experience in electronic component sales/marketing or business development

  • Thorough understanding of Distribution

  • Experience leading a regional sales and key account management team

  • Experience managing P&L

Skills and Competencies

  • Understanding of operational capabilities

  • Analytical (scenario analysis), problem solving, decision making skills

  • Financial, marketing, and profitability analysis

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communications, and negotiations skills

Location:

San Jose

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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