Sales Account Manager

Pertinent Information:  Our customer is a global manufacturer of engineered parts that are to be integrated into the building of machines, for various manufacturing industries.  This is a Direct Hire career opportunity. Company provides a very robust training program on product line and services.

Job Description: 

With a territory of Midwest or North Mid-West USA , the Sales Account Manager will be responsible for:

  • Respond to new customer inquiries for applications to use our products
  • Review and qualify all activities in region to ensure the best sales resource is addressing the task at hand
  • Manage all activities to maintain and grow business in the assigned region.
  • Frequently visit customers in assigned region to develop & maintain strong relationships and execute account management strategies (25% travel requirement – one week/month)
  • Approximately 25% New Business Development (strong leads are provided most of the time by means of inquiries) and 75% Account Management, taking care of existing accounts (approximately 35-45 accounts)

Qualifications:

  • Successful candidate will possess an Engineering degree or a Technical degree/diploma
  • Must have a proven 7-10+ years sales experience (minimum), including new business development and maintaining existing accounts
  • Experience selling into Bill of Material*
  • Customer and results oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong persuasion and selling skills
  • Superior organizational and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to travel (US) – must possess passport (company will assist with obtaining Work Visa and take care of associated costs)