Key Account Manager / Sales Segment Manager

Johnson Electric Holdings Limited   •  

Plymouth, MI

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 193 days ago

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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 applyfinancial 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

Requirements:Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelordegree in Engineering
  • 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 on markets, 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.