Owns the account strategy within assigned accounts and communicates to extended teams on an account by account basis.
Establishes executive level relationships within the customer base and understands customer processes, business drivers and organizational model.
Establishes a trusted advisor relationship with customers, understands customer processes, business drivers and organization model while providing guidance on customer's strategic initiatives.
Follows the Rockwell Automation sales process: knows assigned accounts, plans for growth, maintains a healthy funnel, drives opportunities to closure and evaluates performance to goal.
Understands the Chemical, Oil and Gas industry (applications, standards/regulations, drivers and trends), the customer's organization and desired business outcomes and Rockwell Automation offerings and delivery mechanisms as well as partner capabilities relevant to assigned accounts.
Provides application knowledge and industry expertise. Manages sales activities according to Rockwell Automation's outcome-based selling methodology.
Proactively collaborates with the North America Regional Industry Managers.
Qualifies customer opportunities, engages the appropriate resources and coordinates the solution design to impact the customer's decision process and presents solutions to the customer (value proposition).
Brings the right resources to the table to impact the customer's decision process and presents solutions to the customer.
Coordinates Rockwell Automation account team, senior management and a technical engagement team (domain experts) to plan for and win identified opportunities.
Maintains accurate assessment of target and opportunity funnel within the Dynamics Customer Relationship Management system.
Teams with corporate Contracts and Negotiations group to come to terms with customers.
Negotiates contract terms and conditions (T&Cs), pricing, discounts and allowances.
Obtains agreements and prices to support the proposal effort.
Supports customer/internal account reviews.
Sets and helps manage internal/external partner expectations.
Ensures thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental).
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline or Operations Management. Additional business-related degree/experience preferred.
Prior experience in technical sales, industrial distribution, manufacturing operations, systems integration or an engineering firm, or graduate of the Rockwell Automation Sales Training Program:
Sales Account Manager Level 2 - 2 years
Sales Account Manager Level 3 - 5 years
Experience working with all levels of an industrial automation plant (customer) including VPs, plant engineers and OEM machine builders.
Software Sales Experience
Valid driver's license.
Ability to travel locally greater than 50% of time.
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
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Internal Number: R21-1005
About Rockwell Automation
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