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Account Manager

Date: Aug 25, 2017

Location: Madison Heights, MI, US, 48071

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Easom Automation is a Lincoln Electric Company.  We design, manufacture and service advanced automation, robotic solutions, servo mechatronic solutions for the aerospace, automotive and heavy equipment industry. Due to the high demand of our standard and custom engineered products, we are expanding our vertically integrated company.  We offer growth opportunities and competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Position Summary:  The Account Manager maintains and grows relationships with assigned customers, while achieving sales and profit growth goals.  The most important customer interactions are face-to-face meetings. 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to assigned customer
  • Sell and support Easom current and expanding products and services
  • Write consist detailed RFQ requirements, with technical specifications and develop a plan to win profitable business
  • Retain existing business, while pursuing profitable growth opportunities in assigned customer accounts
  • Able to identify competition, in offering product/solutions and price points to win business
  • Assist and/or review all proposals going to the customer
  • Build and maintain strong, long lasting customer relationship
  • Focus on customers with high-value, strategic growth opportunity
  • Present objective and positive account management between customer, company and any team associates in the company
  • Keep Project management abreast of any special  needs or requirements the customer may have
  • Assist customer promptly in routing issues to all areas of the company as needed
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customers’ needs and objectives
  • Present all Engineering change Orders to customer
  • Assist Finance in collections of any overdue accounts
  • Negotiate and assist in reasonable terms in delivery and payments with the customer, with management approval
  • Selling new or additional products or services to current buyers; and/or new contacts
  • Achieve assigned sales and profitability goal(s)
  • Sells the companies complete offering of products and services
  • Leads all aspects of the sales process, calling upon others to assist in solution development and proposal delivery, as needed, or as directed by management
  • Develops customer account plans for all assigned customers by leading a joint company/customer planning process that identifies relevant customer needs, prioritizes initiatives and company investments, and establishes a clear action plan for success
  • Forecast and track key account metrics
  • Maintain account call log by Company, customer, contact information, due monthly
  • Maintain and develop a personal sales plans with Quarterly reviews with management
  • Sharing of account opportunities or leads within the company is a requirement
  • Joint Sales Credit shall be given to parties directly involved, management will decide splits
  • Develop a relationship with Lincoln Sales and Technical Sales Representatives (TSR) for joint pursuits.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Two year degree from an accredited institution or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of industrial Automation market
  • Min. three years of equipment/systems sales experience (Automotive or Automation)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Business ethics
  • Technical Engineering background
  • PC proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Sales Data Base software
  • Position requires travel, Passport required

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
 

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Sales 
Section:  Easom Automation Systems (US78) 

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