FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022   ■   JOBS

Winchester Job Posting

Olin Winchester, LLC (“Winchester”), considered one of the world’s leading ammunition manufacturers,?is seeking a National Accounts Sales Manager. This position will be located at the East Alton, IL facility. With a reputation steeped in tradition, we have earned the moniker, ‘The American Legend’ by delivering on our commitment to excellence in everything we do – including staffing our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities with diverse, energetic employees. Read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity and join our quest for the best.

Essential Functions*:

  • Execute sales strategies for Winchester/Browning account responsibilities.
  • Achieve budgeted sales and growth goals within customer base.
  • Develop positive customer relationships.
  • Monitor and gather industry trends, competitive responses, and new opportunities.
  • Provide input to Sales and Product Management teams to improve product positioning and address competitive issues.
  • Predict customers’ needs and develop strategies for alignment
  • Support the creation of sales programs and promotions
  • Collaborate with Product Management team to ensure timely delivery of products and support Demand Forecast analysis

·Engage, train, and develop motivational opportunities with Winchester/Browning Territory Managers

· Develop actionable plans for each account through use of customer sales data, marketing, and promotional opportunities.

Position Requirements*:

·Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree** required. Marketing, Management, or Business discipline preferred.

·Minimum 5 years’ recent related experience selling consumer package goods. Ammunition, firearms, or related accessories preferred.

·Proficient in Microsoft Office.

·Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) and interact with internal/external customers exercising extreme diplomacy.

  • Must be highly creative, team focused, self-starter, results oriented, problem solving professional with ability to implement solutions in a fast-paced customer-focused environment.
  • Ammunition and firearm experience along with knowledge of the shooting sports industry preferred.
  • Ability to travel approximately 25%.
  • This position requires access to ITAR controlled technical data, and as such, employment will be contingent upon the candidate's ability to access ITAR controlled technical data pursuant to an export license approved by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, if required.

What’s in it for you?

Many of our employees have been with us for decades. We constantly strive, however, to bring new people with new points of view into the company. Your career is important to us, and we work with you to create development plans that help you achieve your career goals.

Our employees enjoy the following employment enhancements and more:

·Paid maternity/paternity leave

·Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance effective Day 1

·Fertility Benefits (lifetime maximum $25,000)

·401(k) with an employer match and Olin retirement contribution account

·Accelerated vacation accrual

·Volunteer Paid Time Off Program

·Short term incentive program participation

·Alternate work schedules (location/role specific)

·Employee Ammunition Purchase Program

Why Winchester?

Winchester is one of three proud business units of Olin Corporation. Olin began in 1892 and has steadily grown to become an industry leader in both ammunition and chemicals manufacturing. Winchester, Olin Chlor Alkali Products & Vinyls and Olin Epoxy employ approximately 8,000 professionals in more than 20 countries with customers in nearly 100 countries around the globe.

**Degree must be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U.S. Department of Education or equivalent program from an international university.

*This list is not intended to be all inclusive.

*Olin does not provide any form of sponsorship to applicants not authorized to work in the US.

Olin is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.