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Sales Account Manager, Construction & Industry

Company: ABB Group
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Sales Account Manager, Construction & IndustryTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.You will be accountable for sales in Electrification Global Markets division in United State, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining productive working relationships with assigned contractors & channel partners, at all levels of their organization. In this role you will use your experience and drive to build enduring customer relationships through excellent service.This position reports toSales ManagerYour responsibilities

  • Plan and implement sales strategies to maximize market share and margin with contractors & channel partners
  • Coordinate with commercial operations team to develop accurate proposals for complex switchgear projects
  • Develop selling strategies to negotiate and close large deals
  • Coordinate with local specification engineer to educate customer base about differentiating products with technical presentations etc.
  • Generate cross-selling leads and make it easier to do business with ABB.
  • Identify and track upcoming sales opportunities and influence customer specifications to favor ABB.
  • Conduct presentations to create awareness of complete ABB solutions
  • Introduce new products to existing customer base and identify target customers
  • Create strategic account plans for key customers
  • Meet or exceed assigned volume measurements
  • Develop cost effective and creative proposals based on drawings and specifications; provide value engineering suggestions; provide full packages to differentiate from competition
  • Understand market pricing and utilize to successfully close opportunities
  • Provide market feedback, competitive intelligence and hit-rate information to business and sales leadership
  • Track sales leads, wins and losses in Customer Response Management (CRM) system; perform analysis on hit-rate data
  • Create customer marketing programs New Product Introduction (NPI) launch, training to promote ABB products and services
  • Identify new customers and create customer profiles to understand ABB's position
  • Participate in industry and local organizations to build relationshipsYour background
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Industrial Distribution AND 5 years Direct Industry Experience.
    • Experience with complex contact negotiations.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical industry and ABB products.
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
    • Experience working with contractors & channel partners.
    • Strong technical application, take-off, and proposal development skills.
    • Customer-focused mindset with proven ability to respond quickly to customer needs.
    • Strong coordination and influencing skills.
    • Knowledge of customer financial drivers / needs.
    • Ability to utilize analytical software and sales tools.
    • Strong oral, written communication skills and presentation skills.
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.Benefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Medical insurance
      • Wellbeing programMore about usABB's Electrification Global Markets organization is responsible for the go-to-market strategy in 100+ countries where the Electrification Business Area operates. Our 10,000 sales & marketing employees connect our customers and partners to our innovative portfolio of products, services and solutions. Our domain expertise and global footprint enable us to support our customers with solutions that address their current needs, while anticipating how emerging trends such as urbanization, digitalization and the shift to sustainable energy will impact their future needs.We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: ABB Group, Plano , Sales Account Manager, Construction & Industry, Professions , Plano, Texas

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