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IDEX Key Account Manager in Rutherford, New Jersey

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POSITION SUMMARY

This Key Account Manager is responsible for identifying, developing, and growing customer strategic partnerships and relationships within target markets and applications. The role will work cross functionally with inside sales, product management, and engineering to develop and execute key account plans for existing key accounts (80s accounts) and target accounts (Target 80s) with the goal to effectively deliver our value proposition and identify OEM solutions for customer’s applications. The Key Account Manager will be held accountable for account based sales growth on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. The qualified candidate must be passionate about customer intimacy, communication, and responsiveness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Executes solution and vertical market strategies and activities in relationship to selecting target accounts, identifying buyer influences, overcoming objections, introducing and educating on Airtech solutions, making sales presentations and negotiating pricing.

  • Initiates sales process by establishing relationships, qualifying potential, introducing products and solutions, closing deals, and providing ongoing relationship management and support.

  • Screens potential opportunities by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, overall potential (short term and long term), and financials; evaluates options; resolves internal priority conflict; recommends required investments.

  • Develops and executes Key Account Plans for each account to define the customer’s business and market, how Airtech fits into their business / process, short term and long term actions necessary to satisfy and grow the account, and our full scale opportunity size to determine our current and future share of wallet.

  • Reviews sales performance continuously through monthly sales report analysis and CRM and drives action where necessary to maintain and grow sales.

  • Leverages learnings with existing key accounts to unlock opportunities with new accounts in similar markets and applications, consistent with Airtech strategic initiatives.

  • Ensure customer/application data capture to allow Airtech to be involved in the life cycle of our products

  • Responsible for serving as main point of contact Key Accounts and coordinating with the factory on necessary support.

  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations with skill and tact while increasing the customers confidence in Airtech products.

  • Additional projects and duties as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Integrity, trust, and interpersonal savvy

  2. Owner’s Mindset - Customer oriented with an entrepreneurial spirit of supporting customers.

  3. Commercial Skills - Ability to build relationships with OEMs.

  4. Technical Affinity – Ability to provide technical insight into Airtech product line and solutions offerings; familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

  5. Developed presentation skills – Ability to interact with people at all levels and functions inside and outside the company.

  6. Agility - Ability to perform on a strategic and tactical level.

  7. Communication Skills - Must have strong interpersonal and customer relations skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  8. Teaming – Works effectively in a team environment; both with internal and external stakeholders

  9. Organization – Ability to self-manage schedule, customer priorities, and travel to effectively support customer accounts and factory information needs. 10. Computer efficiency – Highly proficient in MS Office and CRM.

  10. Ability to travel up to 50%.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a technical field (engineering, science) or a combination of education and equivalent work experience working with industrial technical products; engineered equipment in Business to Business relationships.

  2. 5+ years of technical sales/applications, regional sales, business development, and / or key account management experience, preferably with an industrial manufacturing organization

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are represented of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing duties of the job, employee is required to move around and be still; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

  • Employee will occasionally lift average of 30 lbs.

  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office working environment with occasional visits to customer factories.

  • Required to wear safety glasses and utilize other safety equipment as required while present on the shop floor.ategic and tactical level.

Airtech Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at lfcareers@idexcorp.com for assistance with an accommodation. These contact tools may be used only by individuals with a disability for accommodation requests. Do not inquire as to the status of an application.

Job Family: Sales

Business Unit: Airtech

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