Account Manager, Specialty Applications

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17
Florence, KY
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit



  • Account managers are focused on three commercial areas:
  • Account planning and management
  • Pipeline development
  • Value capture 
  • Protect, defend, and grow assigned and developmental accounts in territory
  • Key Activities
  • Account Planning and Management:
  • Primary point of contact for assigned customers
  • Creates account plans for all assigned customers
  • Responsible for execution of account plans and developing corrective action plans as needed to close gaps.
  • General account management: customer visits, call reports, sampling, negotiations, customer service, etc
  • Pipeline Development;
  • Surface project ideas
  • Execute translation priorities
  • Request technical T&I resources for sales support
  • Introduce and sell new products to customers
  • Value Capture
  • Gather volume/pricing/share intelligence
  • Maximize price realization to customer’s NBA
  • Take action on leakage management recommendations from product lines
  • Responsible for creating/maintaining sales forecasts 
  • Maintains all SFDC data related to assigned accounts (Account plans, relationship maps, etc.).



Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  


  • Strong communication skills: written and verbal.
  • Good business acumen.
  • Strong negotiations skills, can show the ability to forge effective working relationships at all levels internally and externally.
  • Customer Focused.


Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:


Ability to:

  • Find and penetrate new customers.
  • Follow up on leads in a timely fashion.
  • Understand customers crucial quality requirements.
  • Meet with and learn a customer organization so we are talking with decision makers
  • Negotiate pricing and other cost drivers.
  • Create a and execute on strategy for growth at different customers.
  • Coordinate with different parts of the organization to bring a project from start to close.
  • Report project updates and customer call reports.


Required Yrs Exp:


5-10 years


Required Education:



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