Key Account Manager

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago


Johnson Electric is now recruiting for a Key Account Manager. JE offers talented employees exceptional opportunities to learn and grow professionally with rewarding careers. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, prescription plan, vision, disability coverage, life insurance coverage, 401K match, and holiday/vacation benefits.

We are looking for an individual who can maintain and build new customer relationships to ensure Johnson Electric (JE) is chosen source for targeted programs/projects. Know the customers' decision-making process & key players. Collaborate with Business Development Manager & JE's other global resources; drive tactical execution to win. The ideal candidate will be able to identify and develop value-added, profitable actuator sales opportunities. Negotiate beyond price, creatively promote value of JE solutions, and secure effective contracts/agreements. Manage and track business wins, engineering and commercial changes, and apply financial analysis in evaluating various choices.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Execute product sales strategies and plans via internal collaboration and customer relationship management.

  • Build relationships with customers and obtain information on their market trends, value points, and satisfaction of JE service.
  • Spend time at customer sites developing relationships with various levels and disciplines; enact JE's priorities and negotiate effectively.
  • Apply financial analysis for difficult business choices/projects and prepare various options considering short- and long-term effects.
  • Translate Voice Of the Customer (VOC) input into JE technology road maps, engineering changes, and/or new productizing efforts.
  • Establish Discovery Driven Planning (DDP) process inputs (program, volume detail) and manage/track changes throughout the year.
  • Coordinate and Plant Sales Forecast and Actuals data for accurate planning and effective decision-making.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Business

  • 6+ years of experience in Sales of Electro-Mechanical Products
  • Experience with Industrial Products
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sound leadership and communication skills. Able to drive/increase business growth. Able to distill major issues from background noise.

  • Strong analytical, financial, and reasoning skills. Understands current business financial measurement tools. Able to quickly analyze and conclude on complex data and risks.
  • Commercially aware regarding market, products, business capability, and services. Strategic thinker onmarkets, products, and projects.
  • Strong electro-mechanical aptitude, understands complex motion systems, and able to apply knowledge/skills to advance Johnson Electric's products as solutions to customers' needs.
  • MBA
  • Local Candidates