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Regional Distribution Manager

OTTO Motors

OTTO Motors

United States
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024


Position: Regional Distribution Manager
Location: USA Remote
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Experience: 5+ years of relevant work experience
Education: Bachelors Degree
About OTTO Motors by Rockwell Automation
OTTO Motors is a global leader in autonomous technology for material handling inside manufacturing and warehouse facilities. With over five million hours of production experience, OTTO autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are trusted in mission-critical operations for some of the world’s most recognized brands. OTTO Motors was recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Robotics Companies of 2023. For more information, visit
OTTO Motors was acquired by Rockwell Automation effective October 2023. Rockwell is a global technology leader focused on helping the world’s manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 28,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers – amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility – our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better.
About the Job
The Regional Sales Manager develops and implements market access strategies and plans to grow market share through Certified OTTO Dealers. You will establish relationships with dealers at all levels of their organization to ensure efficient use of resources to grow the business and ensure agreement. You will coach and challenge our dealers to evolve by developing their value-added services business and increasing Annual Revenue growth through increased market share. Reporting to the Global Director of Distribution, you will be responsible for our dealer partners in the _(west coast/mid-atlantic/east coast) markets. When not on a partner site, this is a remote-friendly position.
Your Responsibilities:
  • Creates business strategies to grow overall sales and market share through distribution
  • Coordinate activities and resource use within the sales organization
  • Take an active role in coaching dealers to evolve their value-added services business and increasing Annual Recurring Revenue
  • Implement and measure all OTTO Motors market access commercial programs
  • Be the single contact for each assigned dealer
  • Manage the development of assigned dealers and their performance.
  • Resolve market access issues resulting in conflict (i.e. APR violations, etc.)
  • Measure dealer performance and implement performance improvement programs.
  • Help implement new product launches and promotional programs through the direction of all market access resources, including the dealer's personnel.
  • Take an active role in coaching dealer’s personnel and evaluating their competency in the support of OTTO Motors products and services.
  • Assure that we have a high level of dealer capability to serve all customers in the assigned territory.
  • Ensure familiarity with company procedures. Apply procedures in compliance with government laws. Procedures include: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental).
The Essentials - You Will Have:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time.
The Preferred - You Might Also Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Typically requires 5 year’s experience in sales, industrial distribution, material handling distribution, systems integration or an engineering firm
  • Experience selling services and/or Software (contractual and transactional) to manufacturing companies (headquarter locations and plants)

At OTTO Motors by Rockwell Automation, we are committed to building and supporting a culture of diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We hire the best talent regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression. If you require special accommodation to complete any portion of the application or interview process, please contact 1-800-301-3863.