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Johnson Controls, Inc.

Louver Sales Supervisor

Johnson Controls, Inc. - Grandview, MO

Louver Sales Supervisor





Leads the louver inside sales team with revenue responsibilities of $35M. Drives fast and accurate turnaround of Ruskin representative project and quote requests, monitors the team’s overall performance. Coaches the louver sales team and delegates essential tasks that will lead to achievement for the sales plan. Provides quoting assistance to louver team members and customers by providing product knowledge and pricing assistance. Coordinates efforts with louver drafting, engineering, rep sales, and materials planning.


Managing the day to day activities of the louver sales team, assisting associates with issues that require assistance.

Ensures timely responses and/or action for all inquiries and requests received via telephone, e-mail and fax.

Learns the fundamental functions of the louver sales group and performs these functions as a working supervisor.

Makes recommendations to the Director of Architectural Solutions on how to improve customer service, efficiency of the department, and training (internal and external).

Assist in performing a material take-off from contract documents periodically.

Fulfill the responsibilities of the sales department with orders, which includes the following. Customer purchase order execution, internal pricing clarification, customer change order write-up and pricing, order write-up for order entry, clarification with engineering for construction, addressing of customer concerns during fabrication, arranging for special freight and resolving of disputes regarding quality and/or incorrect invoicing of orders.

Assist with literature development projects including catalogs, price sheets, installation and maintenance manuals, submittals and case studies.

Coordinate special design requests and special pricing with internal resources to ensure the company can meet its commitments.

Identify and find solutions to field application problems using experience and other departments as resources.

Assist with the development of internal and external sales and product training seminars.

Provide continuous development of product / process knowledge, process raising seminars, or others as required.

Provide quoting support for both internal and external sales people in the areas of selection and application and able to answer day to day questions that are received. Ability to learn product rapidly and use that knowledge to answer product related questions.


Directly supervises several employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited four-year college or university; A minimum of five years of HVAC industry experience preferably in Louvers (defined as having detailed product knowledge and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience).


Ability to effectively communicate with representatives, their customers, and louver sales associates. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures that can help to streamline department workflow and improve processes. Ability to write reports, and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


None required.


Approximately 10% or less travel required.


Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) as well as Internet software and E-mail is required. The following qualifications are also essential:


Attendance is an essential job requirement defined as having regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, overtime before and after shifts and on weekends. Ability to work as part of a team, including all related departments/plants or independently as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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*Bldg Technologies & Solutions


Louver Sales Supervisor



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Johnson Controls, Inc.


Louver Sales Supervisor Johnson Controls, Inc. - Grandview, MO, United States


Location: Grandview, MO

Company Profile:
Johnson Controls, Inc. is engaged in building efficiency, automotive experience, and power solutions businesses worldwide. Its Building Efficiency segment designs, produces, markets, and installs integrated heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, as well as building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. This segment also provides technical services, energy management consulting, and operations of real estate portfolios for the non-residential buildings market. In addition, this segment offers residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products. The company’s Automotive Experience segment designs and manufactures interior products and systems for passenger cars and light trucks, including vans, pick-up trucks, and sport/crossover utility vehicles serving original equipment manufacturers. This segment offers seating systems and components; cockpit systems consisting of instrument panels and clusters, information displays, and body controllers; overhead systems, such as headliners and electronic convenience features; floor consoles; and door systems. The company’s Power Solutions segment produces lead-acid automotive batteries, as well as offers absorbent glass mat and lithium-ion battery technologies for hybrid and electric vehicles. It serves automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Electric Service Company and changed its name to Johnson Controls, Inc. in 1974. Johnson Controls, Inc. was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.