Senior HVAC Margin Strategy Leader – Remote

Johnson Controls

Asheville, NC

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What we offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Paid vacation/holidays/sicktime- 15 days of vacation first year

  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care - Available day one

  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment

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What you will do:

Be the “one-source” for your assigned territory providing communication with the HVAC Construction sales team on all qualified opportunities which includes chillers and air handling units. You'll provide mentorship, and coaching as well as price levels which result in increasing the win rate at the highest possible market levels. Quarterback the engagement of appropriate subject matter authorities at the inception of opportunities to improve product positioning, optimization and project strategy. Apply expertise in balancing both project specific situational criteria and product specific historical win/loss data to calculate the highest possible winning price for each opportunity. Collaborate with Global Products and Domain leadership to provide final price authorization. Coach the sales team on strategies to win at the highest possible margin. Gain the trust of the sales team you support through transparency and integrity along with sound, data driven advice. Ultimately co-own the successful win of every opportunity where you provided advice.
Channel responsibility includes sales of applied and commercial equipment through the Building Solutions branch channel via direct sales people and Agents.

How you will do it

Build an atmosphere of trust and partnership with Sales Reps, Agents, Local and Area leaders, BPL’s, RSM’s.

Coach and develop HVAC Margin Strategy leaders.

Point of contact for HVAC Margin strategy leaders- help trouble shoot issues, address resistance to margin strategy.

Lead internal and external resources to support the bid and proposal processes for a HVAC & Controls. Collects commercial and financial information needed for the bid and proposal of the project. Analyzes various components of project to identify appropriate balance between financial results and customer satisfaction.

Proactively Quarterback bid and budget review on all projects within scope of the HVAC Opportunity Desk.

Schedule project reviews with salespersons and agents for qualified upcoming projects in their pipeline to ensure engagement.

Develop an understanding and improve overall sales strategies to qualify situational impacts and strengthen our position.

Apply competitive market intelligence, factory loading/lead time indicators to help formulate an overall winning strategy for each unique project opportunity at the highest possible margin.

Use historical win/loss data, market share data, competitor dynamics, and local market dynamics to provide optimized price levels.

Facilitate and play an advisory role between Salespersons/agents and Product RSMs/SMEs regarding optimizing technical strategy and cost impacts.

Investigate and uncover other influences that impact our ability to win (both at an individual market-level and broader NA level) and subjectively make the necessary adjustments to strategy and value proposition.

Use dashboards to monitor and proactively follow-up on all opportunities as key indicators change during the sales cycle.

Partner with HVAC Market Analysts to optimize cost on non-Applied products. Approve strategic discounts as needed.

Collaborate and align weekly with peers, Market Pricing Analyst, Regional product RSMs/SMEs, and Product Leaders to stay current on market, product, competitor, and situational influencers and to collaborate and align best practices.

Participate with team on project strategy reviews.

Facilitate final Price Authorization based on DOA thresholds.

Support the Pre-bid Review Process alongside Local/Area leadership and salespersons, inclusive of other DOA HQ Sales and Ops leadership approvers

What we look for


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Marketing, a related field or equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrated ability in HVAC industry sales or sales management.

  • Knowledge of Applied Equipment such as Chillers and Air Handling Units

  • Ability to work cross-functionally with sales reps, Local and Area Leaders, BSNA Leadership, Global Products.

  • Ability to collaborate with and influence others

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $116,300-160,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) This role offers a competitive Bonus plan that will take into account individual, group, and corporate performance. This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, please visit the Employee Benefits tab on our main careers page at

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