Title: $$$ Great Opportunity for Account Manager $$$ Heavy Truck Manufacturing Industry (Hiring NOW!)
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Location: Columbus, OH
Job Description: Are YOU someone with Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business Development experience in the Heavy Truck or possibly Automotive Manufacturing Industry? The Account Manager is required to serve as the primary relationship manager for one or more large customers who have established buying relationships with the Company, and leads the Company's growth activities with those accounts. The account manager is also required to travel as necessary to accomplish the stated objectives.
Salary and Benefits: $$$Great compensation plan for the Best Matched candidate$$$
Relocation Benefit: Available for the successful incumbent.
Hiring NOW, the best candidate who will perform these Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Conduct business with the highest standards of ethical behavior and in compliance with Company rules and procedures. Develop and nurture productive relationships within assigned account(s) to maximize the flow of information, create and capitalize on new business opportunities, and maintain profitable business. Develop outstanding cross-functional working relationships with Company personnel at all levels. Plan and prioritize personal sales activities and customer contacts to achieve agreed business targets, including revenue and profitability, while managing personal time and productivity. Anticipate end of program events within assigned account(s) and identify new business opportunities to replace lost business and grow revenue at the account(s) at targeted rates. Work to avoid commercial disputes. Resolve commercial issues using a combination of fact-based analysis and skillful negotiation to achieve results favorable to the Company. Develop and negotiate long-term customer contracts that support business objectives, and monitor Company and customer obligations to ensure stated commitments are met in a timely way. Support new program launches by monitoring and actively participating in launch-related project planning, team meetings and production trials, leading those activities as necessary, to ensure successful and timely launches. Prepare sales action plans and schedules, coordinating cross-functionally with Company personnel. Develop and deliver presentations of Company products and services in response to specific customer requests, e.g. technical, quality, economic, and proactively to develop new opportunities. Learn and proactively communicate customer standards for suppliers to Company personnel. Monitor profitability for assigned account(s) and recommend pricing action or other measures to improve profitability and meet business targets. Use a variety of customer contact and activities tools and systems, and update relevant information held in these systems. Record, report, analyze and administer according to established requirements. Monitor and report on market and competitor activities, and provide relevant reports and information. When necessary, escalate problems to appropriate levels of management, balancing the need to avoid negative commercial consequences with a desire to protect peer relationships.
Education/Experience: Must Have: Four-year degree from an accredited college in an engineering, science or business discipline; or, equivalent work experience (at least 4 years relevant work with a concentration in manufacturing). Minimum 2 years experience selling engineered products with long (>1 year), sales cycles to a manufacturing customer base. Minimum 2 years experience with one or more of the following: o Manufacturing floor supervision; o Product or tool design; o Quality engineering or supervision; o Cost accounting in a manufacturing environment. Preferred: M.S. or MBA degree in an engineering, science or business discipline. Minimum 4 years experience selling engineered products to multi-million, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) accounts.
Skills and Knowledge Required: Ability to influence and persuade others who are not direct reports. Highly competent writing skills, with the ability to prepare business letters and proposals summarizing complex issues. Understanding of profit and loss calculations and basic business finance (gross and variable margin concepts and calculations, depreciation, overhead expenses, capital investment, and "cost of money" concepts). Ability to manage multiple tasks and long-range deadlines simultaneously. Capable of presenting a professional image of the Company, both in appearance and conduct. Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Good organization skills and time management skills. Ability to complete work with a high degree of independence. Understanding of concepts related to nested Bills of Materials, engineering blueprints, tolerancing and inspection schemes, and the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP). Ability to learn and use computer applications including: email, MRP/ERP, web-enabled databases. Familiarity with and ability to use CAD software (ProE, AutoCAD, Unigraphics, CATIA or similar) to review part designs and determine key manufacturing implications of product design.
Preferably located within the region (around 300 miles or closer to Columbus OH) or with a strong reason to move there, the successful candidate MUST BE SHARP, AGGRESSIVE HUNTER TYPE and have a stable work history.
Please DO NOT send your resume if you do not have the required education, experience or skill level .it will not be responded to, sorry!
Send your resume now for earliest consideration. Interviews are being scheduled NOW and hiring this week!