Account Manager - Vermeer - Pella, Iowa
We have an immediate opening in Pella, Iowa for an OEM Account Manager at Vermeer.
Professionally and ethically represent 3E while performing all activities related to providing OEM electrical parts required for the production of Vermeer equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Work independently under the guidance of sales management.
- Work closely with Vermeer’s Engineering and Purchasing groups, assisting them with finding production parts that meet their specifications.
- Display or demonstrate products using samples, catalogs, or laptop presentations, emphasizing features and benefits.
- Become customer’s trusted advisor for electrical solutions, understanding their unique requirements and specifications
- Negotiate with vendors and provide competitive quotes to Vermeer.
- Provide technical product assistance as needed.
- Closely monitor Vermeer’s forecasts and 3E’s inventory of components to make sure we have adequate supply to meet Vermeer’s needs. Also, stay in close communication with Engineering and Purchasing so we are aware when a component is no longer needed due to design change or other reason.
- Expedite components as needed to avoid Vermeer production delays. Provide Vermeer a spreadsheet twice a week alerting the buyers of any possible shipping concerns.
- Work with the Parts Center to make sure we are fulfilling their needs.
- Investigate and resolve customer problems.
- Work with Manufacturers/Reps to help position 3E as the preferred distributor.
- Effectively use productivity enhancement tools such as cell phones, laptop, software, email, etc.
Education and Experience:
- Extensive experience in electrical distribution or engineering. College degree or equivalent work experience a plus.
- Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
- The ability to operate and understand basic Microsoft programs such as Excel, Access, and Word.
3E is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Sexual Orientation/Disabled