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Regional Sales Manager at Mohawk Industries

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Job Description:

Are you looking for more?

At Mohawk Industries, we're committed to more - more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.

As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what's important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.


Manages and direct sales and marketing activities and personnel within an assigned region. Direct manager for District and/or Territory Managers within assigned geographic area. Designs, recommends and implements sales and marketing strategies and programs. Sets short and long term sales strategies and tactics in conjunction with RVP and Senior Division Management. Oversees the development of competency in assigned District/Territory Managers, recruits, trains, appraises and develops sales staff, and participates in annual budget preparation. Typically reports to RVP.


  • Monitors region under management for performance against established objectives/guidelines and takes the appropriate action to achieve established sales targets/programs and improve performance.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of sales and marketing strategies and programs and make recommendations regarding changes necessary to achieve target goals.
  • Identifies and ensures development of Territory/District Managers.
  • Assists in establishing sales objectives for the region assigned in conjunction with the Regional Vice President/Vice President Sales and ensures sales activities in the assigned area comply with established policies, procedures and practices, using good judgment and decision-making to ensure corporate ethical and professional standards of conduct are maintained in the absence of formalized guidelines.
  • Stays abreast of analyzes and informs senior management of industry, product, economic, and other changes that may impact sales and overall company business; provides timely summary of activities in the field and special reporting to assist in the business and product planning.
  • Performs analysis on assigned region for opportunities and develops forecast for sales by product and other statistical reports as required on a timely basis; identifies additional activities, training or materials necessary to achieve specific product sales goals in key accounts and markets; responsible for identifying and continuously improving activities that can affect customer perception.
  • Responsible for initial sales volume plan, contributes to overall Division plan strategies, goals and metrics, including sales, margins, profit plan, inventory and product programs.
  • Approves and processes legitimate Territory Manager/District Managers expenses, within limits of authority. Provides approvals for and recommendations for expense budgets; manages business expenses in accordance with corporate guidelines; ensures all assigned company owned equipment, vehicles, documents, materials, etc. in the areas assigned are used, maintained and stored as required and in accordance with company policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required with a minimum of 7 years of job specific experience.
  • Experience should include a minimum of 3+ years in a sales management capacity for an organization of comparable diversity and scope.
  • Thorough knowledge of Mohawk products, distribution options, sales strategies and programs.
  • Sales & marketing and product development background, ability to manage a large decentralized sales force, knowledge of manufacturing process.
  • Demonstrated people management and effective customer relations skills.
  • Excellent presentation, oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to effectively interact and negotiate with internal and external customers and business contacts, at all organizational levels; ability to communicate with others in antagonistic situation using appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension and maintain professionalism in accordance with corporate standards.
  • Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, analyze, and draw conclusions from industry, general business and statistical and financial data.
  • Demonstrated innovation and creativity in developing effective sales and marketing strategies and tactics.
  • Proficient using a PC, thorough understanding of in-house financial and sales reporting database systems.
  • Up to 50% domestic travel via land and/or air. May be required to lift and move up to 100lbs without lifting aids. Vision requirements are comparable to that which is required to maintain a valid driver's license. 100% body movement is required to successfully perform the job, such as standing, reaching, climbing, use of all major limbs, etc.

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk's vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world's largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don't Work participant.

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