Chip Tieche

Chip Tieche

Accomplished Sales and Customer Service Manager

Greater Chicago Area

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Chip Tieche's Overview

  • Customer Service and sales Manager at Strong Team Builder
  • Inside Sales Manager, Midwest Region at Pentair Valves and Controls
  • Supervisor of Sales and Sales Training at Geneva Hardware
  • Territory Sales Manager at The Lubrizol Corporation
  • Sales Representative at Modular Piping Supply
  • Sales Manager at Eslon Thermoplastics
  • Midwest Region Sales Manager at Spears Manufacturing
  • Utility Division Sales Manager at Canron Pipe Corporation
  • Operations, Store, Purchasing Manager at Ferguson Enterprises

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Chip Tieche's Summary

* Proven Experience in Field * Perceptive
* Communicator * Responsible
* Facilitator * Career Driven


hiring, inventory management, management, marketing, profit, purchasing, sales, sales management, seminars, specification, utilities,

Chip Tieche's Experience

Customer Service and sales Manager

Strong Team Builder

May 2013Present (1 year 6 months) Chicago, Illinois

Inside Sales Manager, Midwest Region

Pentair Valves and Controls

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; PNR; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

October 2011May 2013 (1 year 8 months) Bolingbrook, IL

Supervisor of Sales and Sales Training

Geneva Hardware

February 2011November 2011 (10 months)

Establish training program for all sales people. Establish a newsletter for all employees, regarding the business and new developments. Responsible for increasing sales and profits on a company wide basis.

Territory Sales Manager

The Lubrizol Corporation

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; LZ; Chemicals industry

November 2008June 2011 (2 years 8 months)

Sales Representative

Modular Piping Supply

January 2000January 2007 (7 years 1 month)

Modular Piping; I assisted Modular Piping develop a new market for construction-industrial plastic pipes, valves and fittings. Prior to my joining Modular there was no Chicago sales territory. I created the territory and developed a strong customer base from which I contributed an additional $3M in sales for the company in two years.

Sales Manager

Eslon Thermoplastics

January 1992January 2000 (8 years 1 month)

As the Sales Manager I was accountable for sales of plastic pipe values and fittings in an 8 state area. This included selecting a distribution chain, helping distributors with end-user sales calls and education seminars for installers. On an annual basis I taught a 2 week course designed for engineers at the University of Wisconsin. Due to the successes achieved, I was awarded Salesman of the Year for two years, 1998 and 1999.

Midwest Region Sales Manager

Spears Manufacturing

January 1990January 1992 (2 years 1 month)

Created new sales region, developing a 16-person sales team, including hiring and managing 8 representative agencies. In opening this new territory I was able to create $10M in sales, resulting in $2M in profit for the company.

Utility Division Sales Manager

Canron Pipe Corporation

January 1986January 1990 (4 years 1 month)

While with this company I created the Utility Sales Division, providing plastic water and sewer pipe being sold into city utilities. I created the specification that is being used in the city; this day.

Operations, Store, Purchasing Manager

Ferguson Enterprises

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; WOSLY; Wholesale industry

January 1982January 1986 (4 years 1 month)

I managed several different areas of this company's business. As Operations Manager I was responsible for all daily operational functions of the store. This included managing staff, inventory, cash, etc. a daily basis. As Purchasing Manager I had full fiscal responsibility for maintaining appropriate inventory levels without allowing excesses to be carried month-to-month.

Chip Tieche's Skills & Expertise

  1. Sales Management
  2. Purchasing
  3. Inventory Management
  4. Management
  5. New Business Development
  6. Pricing
  7. Negotiation
  8. Forecasting
  9. Contract Negotiation
  10. B2B
  11. Product Development
  12. Strategic Planning
  13. Team Building
  14. Manufacturing
  15. Customer Service
  16. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  17. Marketing Strategy
  18. Income Statement
  19. Process Improvement
  20. Business Strategy
  21. Supply Chain Management
  22. Budgets
  23. International Sales
  24. Analysis
  25. Valves

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Chip Tieche's Education

Hillsdale College

BA, Economics


lakeview high school

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