SouthernCarlson, Inc.

Business Development Specialist - MRO - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
Some of the country's finest fastening and packaging distributors have come together to form Souther

Job Description

Business Development Specialist - MRO

Posted: Friday, 3/22/2024
The vision of SouthernCarlson is to develop strong business relationships so we understand our customers' individual needs and provide the best possible service to improve our and their profitability.

Business Development Specialist - MRO
The Business Development Specialist is responsible for providing strategic leadership, direction, and execution of SouthernCarlson’s fast growing maintenance, repair and operations segment through the expansion of existing customers and new target customers. The Business Development Specialist will identify strategic growth opportunities in new and existing markets. This role will create strong relationships both internally and externally to grow SouthernCarlson’s customer, employee, and vendor base.

$70,000-$80,000 Base + Commission

Responsibilities:
  • Perform target market evaluations to define customer service level expectations, competitive landscape, commercial real estate environment, logistic constraints, and local labor market climate.
  • Build annual operating plans to support the business case for new investment opportunities.
  • Make key decisions for the organization by analyzing ROI, risk, and cost/benefit.
  • Lead the design and implementation of new location startups and expansion of existing locations.
  • Responsible for taking new ventures to profitability on time.
  • Increase customer acquisition and revenue through new trade and product development.
  • Work with executive team to facilitate business planning and reporting.
  • Support the Sales organization by ensuring operational requirements are in place to execute our service proposition.
  • Create a talent pipeline through networking, referrals, and proactive business development.
  • Develop, manage, and motivate to retain sales and operational talent.
  • Mentor top performing team members to ensure they are reaching their career goals.
  • Facilitate Change Management initiatives to ensure the organization is equipped with adequate infrastructure and processes to support growth.
Qualifications Include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • five years of industry or similar industry sales experience
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to set, monitor, and achieve goals
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize accordingly
  • Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of and the ability to utilize technology and online tools
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT HERE
  • Competitive base salary and commission plan
  • Our collaborative family culture
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Competitive benefits package, including: Health, Dental and Vision
  • Opportunity to enroll in our 401k program with 6% Company Match
  • Paid time off
SouthernCarlson, Inc. is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

SouthernCarlson, Inc. At A Glance

Some of the country's finest fastening and packaging distributors have come together to form SouthernCarlson, Inc. - a leading distributor of the most recognized brands of construction and packaging machines, tools and supplies in the industry. Supported by our network of service and repair technicians, the company has evolved to encompass over 140 locations in 34 States and Mexico. A group of problem solvers, we provide ideas and solutions in both the products we offer and the methods we propose. We offer the highest quality products along with outstanding service and support to our customers.
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