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Residential Regional Sales Manager (Los Angeles)

Req ID:  107043

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
 
Solar penetration is less than 1%, but just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
 
SunPower is a solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best solar technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency, and performance. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption. Through design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring, SunPower provides its world-class solar solutions to residential and commercial customers across the U.S.
 
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 2,500 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
 
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. SunPower welcomes the forward thinkers, the future savers of the world, the freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy.

 

 

Residential Regional Sales Manager (RSM), LA, will be responsible for increasing sales in assigned territory through the growth and development of existing residential dealers, Installing and Non-Installing and recruitment/training of new dealers. This is the primary point of sales contact through the residential dealer channel. To succeed in this role, a Regional Sales Manager must act as an advisor, consultant, and sales/business coach to dealers and drive/recruit new dealers. They must also serve as a trainer, coach, and mentor to the dealers' sales staff.

The ideal candidate will reside in Southern California, such as LA/Ventura County to oversee the assigned Region of LA/Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties. 

 

The Regional Sales Manager will also act as the dealers' internal advocate while interfacing with marketing, customer service, channel management, operations, logistics, IT, and finance to ensure a best-in-class customer experience. Additionally, the Regional Sales Manager will actively solicit feedback on products and services, collect market intelligence, and drive product/service improvements.

  • Conduct regular, specific appointments with dealers to communicate key messages
  • Collect dealer feedback and notes from appointments and submit dealer call sheets for each
  • Communicate any open or follow-up items to the dealer after appointment in dealer call summary
  • Schedule and conduct on-site training of the dealers' sales reps relative to product information and in-home selling processes/techniques
  • Submit revenue forecasts Attend weekly sales and region-specific meetings
  • Manage day to day communications with dealers including pricing, new products, and other announcements
  • Solicit, receive, route, follow-up, and resolve dealer concerns and complaints
  • Solicit dealer feedback for product and service improvements
  • Gather market intelligence from dealers and report
  • Frequent regional travel (25%) to the dealer will be required (average 2 overnight stays per month)
  • ~2 weeks annually focused on national and regional sales meetings and dealer conferences
  • Maintain accurate records of customer communication
  • Track metrics to evaluate dealer performance

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proven successful experience working with an independent dealer network, both installing & non-installing residential dealers
  • Must work well independently
  • Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize
  • Ability to thrive in a high intensity, dynamic work environment
  • Must have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Experience working with contractors and Energy Consultants
  • A strong desire to be a part of a rapidly growing business with an opportunity to progress
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communications skills; team player attitude

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • In-home / outside sales experience required.
  • 3-5 years of strong experience in solar sales or business development in a high ticket retail market (HVAC, Windows, other)
  • Strong computer skills, including strength in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint

 

* External Job Description  

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.


EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

SunPower Supports EEO

Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: jobs@sunpower.com. Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.

 

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES

Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review

SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.

 

 

 

SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Sales Management, Business Development, Outside Sales, Regional Manager, Sales, Management

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