Account Manager - Kentucky

Unspecified, Kentucky
06 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Account Manager will provide direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role, you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. Customer facing staff responsible for winning business.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Account Manager - Kentucky, you will:
  • Provide for sales to assigned customers through the formulation and execution for strategies and plans that capitalize on the customer's strengths as supplemented by GE's products and services
  • Build customer relationships with the assigned customer for sales
  • Support the assigned customer in sales activities and provide assistance to the customer in identifying new opportunities
  • Coordinate activities and establish individual sales strategies obtaining appropriate approvals for pricing, and delivery
  • Negotiate contracts as required; maintain knowledge of market trends, competitive actions, product needs, and customer base
  • Work with Marketing to develop project specific sales strategies for assigned customers
  • Make recommendations for continued growth


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Biology, Chemistry or related discipline (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a technical sales position preferably in the water process / treatment industry)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the water treatment field or related area, preferably in water treatment / process support operations or technical sales
  • Ability and willingness to travel within territory, as required
  • Ability and willingness to reside in assigned region, or within customer proximity requirements, as required
  • Work frequently in a heavy industrial environment requiring use of Personal Safety Equipment and exposure to noise, dust, chemicals and other similar irritants typical of those found in refinery, chemical plants, power plants, etc., as required
  • Ability and willingness to comply with stringent drug testing and background check requirements set by customer safety requirements, as required
  • To the extent that you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a GE owned / leased or rented vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Sales experience, technical sales strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of industrial applications for product lines, including the assigned products and their markets
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Integrative team working style
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