Account Manager
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Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI) is an international engineering company headquartered in Chicago, IL, with over 6,500 employees worldwide. Since being established in 1946 as a single-product manufacturer, Methode has since expanded its business into industrial design, manufacturing & distribution and professional services. Our company's vision is to utilize our technical capabilities to deliver unique, turnkey solutions that provide genuine value for our customers and its shareholders. As a global developer of custom engineered, application specific products and solutions, we are able to bring our innovative technologies closer to the customers and markets we serve. Methode's business is managed on a segment basis, with those segments being, Automotive, Medical, Industrial and Interface. The Company has components in the primary end markets of the automotive, Big Data, white goods, aerospace & defense, consumer electronics and healthcare industries. For additional information, www.methode.com.

The Sales Account Manager will market the full line of Hamsar products and services to current and prospective customers that fit our strategic direction. The role builds customer relationships by utilizing outstanding service skills and proactive sales techniques. The primary function of the position is to develop, maintain and grow both new and existing accounts with a focus on revenue growth. The role also includes prospecting and generation of new business opportunities in order to meet (or exceed) sales goals. This role reports to the Manager of Sales & Marketing.

This position will be concerned with short term sales activity as well as developing and implementing a longer-term strategy to ensure Hamsar will retain and continue to secure future business.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide existing account coverage, actively identify and develop new opportunities within existing accounts
  • Actively identify new customers and sales opportunities
  • Build and establish customer relationships with key decision makers in all departments Have as much customer interface as possible
  • Actively manage call schedule to cover assigned territory/account base in a time efficient manner
  • Responsible to prepare comprehensive proposals
  • Prospect both new and existing customers cross-selling Methode Electronics products and capabilities
  • Update and maintain CRM by tracking and documenting customer communications and specifications
  • Build and maintain ongoing awareness of new products, new technology, competitors activities and market conditions and share with team
  • Goal oriented to achieve targets, self-motivated, persistent and determined
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient with Office program (powerpoint, outlook, excel, word, etc)
  • Salesforce experience a plus

Qualifications:

  • Level: Associate
  • Bachelors degree or extensive Sales & Marketing experience could be considered
  • 5+ years of strategic experience in B2B sales environment, selling into Industrial/OEM markets preferred
  • Experience in short and long sales cycles
  • Strong technical background in lighting/electronics preferred
  • Travel 50%, positions can be remote

Methode Electronics is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: EEO Poster, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@methode.com or call (708) 867-6777 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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