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Account Manager - Kentucky

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:12:41 PM
  • 2743693
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment:
Location(s): United States ; Kentucky; Unspecified


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
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

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • 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

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

    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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    Locations: United States ; Kentucky; Unspecified

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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