Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility. Today's feature highlights three opportunities at Leviton Manufacturing in Melville, NY. An excerpt of the Senior Manager – Solar Operations position is listed below.
Job #3: Sales Manager, Solar
Reporting to the Senior Director of Business Development, this position is responsible for overall operations of the renewables business ensuring customer satisfaction through the entire value chain. This person is responsible for establishing and maintaining key vendor relations, analyzing make / buy decisions, working with business unit operations and plant manufacturing to ensure product quality and service, and working with certified installers to ensure end user needs are met.
This person will help define and manage the entire installation and maintenance process aligned with the business plan. This will include inventory management, product /solution availability to meet customer needs, project tracking, warranty definition and management, service definition and management, key vendor management.
Initial responsibilities will include working with sourcing to develop and manage RFPs, support contract negotiation, and recommend ultimate vendor selection. This person will help identify and vet potential service providers and develop a system for tracking project status through their life cycle. This includes working with sales on linking leads to solutions providers and having visibility and predictability for installations in the pipeline.