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Danaher Corporation Manager, Sales in Shinjuku-ku, Japan

Position Objective

This position is responsible for the overall revenues and profitability of Specialty Chemical group in FTAP Divi sion in Japan. Manage, lead and develop the s ales team members. Establish and develop an optimal go-to-market strategy, manage the distribution channel partners. Execute global and Asia strategy in the country. Ensure compliance with Corporate, Regulatory and Quality Standards, Policies and Guidelines with regards to products, procedures and operations.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Set-up Japan strategic and tactical plans in accordance with Asia strategic direction and Japan specific situation and market conditions.

  • Liaise with APAC and global team to achieve the goals in sales

  • Initiate, improve and monitor forecasting process and improve forecasting accuracy and ensure on-time product delivery to customers by working closely with local & regional supply chain group

  • Sales Funnel Management

  • Manage team members including selection, direction setting, feedback and coaching, performance management, rewards and recognition and development planning

  • Optimize go-to-market strategy, manage distributors effectively for business expansion

  • Expand the customer base and sales by establishing regular contacts with customers and key reference sites

  • Frequent field work/coaching of sales rep and key distributors

  • Develop a synergistic and healthy working environment that encourages team work

  • Hold regular performance discussion and complete half year and annual review with direct reports

  • Gather market intelligence relative to product and pricing. Update them to APAC Marketing team

  • Monitor and control of local inventory issues including consignment, turnover, and shelf life obsolescence

  • Ensure a healthy DSO performance for all direct sales and distributors

  • Encourage use of Standard Operating Procedures to benefit customer and organization

  • Manage pricing through pricing policy and local list price

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Science/Chemistry or general chemical engineering

  • At least 10 years of solid sales management experience ideally in Fine Chemical field

  • Experience in filtration business preferred

  • Good English communication skills

Position Competencies:

  • Proven people management experiences

  • Good track record of sales, developing business plans and goal setting.

  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills

Other Requirement:

  • Growth oriented

  • Out of box thinking

  • Millennium

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