The primary function of this position is to support the Sales Department by facilitating projects including implementation, execution, and problem solving in an effort to make improvements to core processes ensuring consistency with corporate strategy, commitments and goals.
Sales Project Coordination- Plans and implements projects. Facilitates the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables. Defines project tasks and resource requirements. Coordinates project staff / team. Creates project timelines. Provides direction and support to the project team. Conducts audits and observations (quality assurance). Reports on progress of projects to all stakeholders. Presents reports defining project progress, problems and solutions (i.e. A3, Project Charters, Progress Timelines, KPIs, etc.). Implements and manages project changes and completion of action items. Assists with deliverables for strategic Hoshin goals.
Departmental Liaison - Serves as a liaison within the department and between Sales and other departments. Answers questions and gets information to appropriate parties. Resolves issues. Completes departmental assignments. Oversees showroom opening initial orders, hotel rates, Layer 2 KPI boards, sales department events and other sales-related categories.
New Process/Standard Development - Documents existing processes. Creates and documents new processes using LEAN principles. Makes improvements to current processes through problem solving.
Communications/Implementations - Creates communications and implementations for the sales department. Collects signed acknowledgement forms and validates sustainment. Audits sustainment in the showrooms.
Professional Development - Continually seeks improvement within oneself and increased knowledge of Company initiatives. Participates and increases knowledge regarding LEAN and People First. Learns and applies project management techniques/methodologies. Shops Competitors and remains aware of other internal and external environmental factors.
Accounts Payable Audits/Sales Dept Approvals - Approves submitted invoices to Sales Department. Provides feedback to Training and Development Manager of variances and makes recommendations for managing expenses. Negotiates prices and terms with various vendors and maintains relationships; Reviews and analyzes billing reports. Approves showroom orders up to a pre-determined amount. Approves requests from non-approved persons. Approves timecards.
This position reports directly to the Sales Training and Development Manager and is a member of the Sales Administrative department.
Financial Transaction Responsibilities
This position is responsible to approve financial transactions; prepare financial transactions for approval by others; and reconcile financial transactions. This position has the ability to handle cash, checks, and credit cards as needed to make purchases.
Decision Making Responsibilities
This position is responsible for making decisions regarding purchases for projects up to a specified dollar amount. This position consults with others to make decisions on major purchases and major requirements needed to complete projects. This position is required to make decisions needed to overcome constraints that may exist within a project scope or proposed project.