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Account Manager Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Account Manager

ABB DE INC - Cleveland, OH

Posted: 3/24/2020 - Expires: 6/22/2020

Job ID: 216929087

Job Description

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.                           

                            ABB's Electrification business is a leading provider of a full range of protection, control and measurement solutions - enabling safer and smarter electricity flow from substation to the point of consumption. We deliver products and systems designed to connect, protect and control electrical systems, ensuring reliability, efficiency and safety for equipment and personnel.

For our Marketing, Sales and Product Management team, understanding the full potential of our technology and the trends in our markets is highly rewarding. In addition, helping customers all over the world improve efficiency, save resources and reduce emissions gives our work a powerful sense of purpose.

The role reports to the ELIP(Electrification Installation Products) District Manager- Northeast and is located in Cleveland, Ohio. As a Account Manager, encompasses the development, implementation and managing the account(s) strategy focused on growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. Coordinate the sales activities and manage resolution of specific customer problems. Demand creation at Channel, converting new business, and support every day business in market.
                        Your responsibilities
                                Account strategies: Participates in the development of sales strategies for accounts by providing the customer's current business and long-term plans for Retail accounts as well as strategic accounts with significant potential.
                                Sales targets: Defines and proposes sales targets and growth margins for the account and ensures their achievement with a structured follow up process.
                                Account plan: Leads the development and implementation of the account plan to include designing the executive relationship strategy and coverage plans, prioritizing the opportunities, identifying a target for each solution element. Proposes recovery plans in case of potential order shortfalls.
                                Customer relations: Establishes and develops account relationships based on a defined strategy. Acts as focal point for problem resolution and monitors customer claims. Plans, facilitates and conducts customer negotiations.
                                Customer knowledge: Develops, maintains and shares detailed knowledge of the customer's business strategy, purchasing behavior, organization, decision-makers, customer business drivers, economic trends, and competition.
                                Volume and profit: Sells products/solutions/services to customers, focusing on volume, mix and profitability targets for assigned Business Unit.
                                Market activity: Monitors competitors' activity with each account and ensures that appropriate response strategies are formulated and implemented.
                                Sales: Creates added value for the customer and ABB by ensuring a coordinated sales approach (e.g. frame agreements). Communicates details in accordance with ABB supply, offering and strategy.

                        Your background
                                Bachelor's degree in engineering or Industrial Distribution; advances degree desirable
                                Minimum 7 years of related experience
                                Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in United States.
                                Exceptional analytical, Sales, communication and leadership skills


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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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