Lead Sales Manager - San Francisco Area

San Francisco Area, California
31 Oct 2016
10 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
GE Water & Process Technologies is currently searching for a sales professional to join the Service Deionization (SDI) Sales Team. The position will be based in the greater San Francisco, CA area.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Lead Sales Manager - San Francisco Area, you will:
  • Proactively drive the SDI product line and outsourcing solutions to the overall potential customer base
  • Execute a growth plan to open new doors to non-GE Water accounts
  • Account ownership of ongoing and supplemental business as well as renewals
  • Collaborate with fellow GE team members to develop and drive sales
  • Develop a comprehensive plan for the geography to maximize SDI and Mobile solutions
  • Develop a pipeline of well-qualified projects, which will provide short, medium and long-term success
  • Accurately define client benefits, project scope, key deliverables and timing of new project or complex service opportunities
  • Provide routine and accurate opportunity and sales forecasts
  • Provide prompt and responsive service to sales clients in respective areas
  • Understand customer's needs, qualify leads, and work closely with the Engineering and Commercial Operations department to provide competitive solutions for our customers
  • Support company's new products launch campaigns and gather market information for company's new developments
  • Interface with Product Marketing and other disciplines to leverage their expertise to create value proposition for customer
  • Work seamlessly with Build Own Operate (BOO) / Mobile domain team to build strategy and tactics to maximize GE's mobile / outsourcing solutions
  • Foster a strong partnership with other GE Water commercial teams (e.g. CMS and Lifecycle Services) to maximize synergy with their accounts and growth initiatives.
  • Regular and frequent travel within the territory
  • Deliver results meeting goals on revenue and bookings, and fulfill other goals and objectives
  • Function in this role with a high order of integrity and compliance with the GE Spirit and Letter guidelines and Environmental Health & Safety guidelines


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or related science field from an accredited university or college ( OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years of experience in sales, commercial operations, or field service in the water treatment industry)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience selling services, DI, RO or other equipment to the water industry
  • Experience servicing and maintaining water treatment equipment
  • Self-starter, ability to work without direct supervision
  • Ability to prioritize multi-faceted, fast paced job tasks
  • Strong understanding of the industrial marketplace and value of GE outsourcing solutions
  • Ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong commercial acumen

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