Kaman Industrial Technologies Account Manager - Industrial Sales in Tacoma, Washington

Account Manager - Industrial Sales Location : LocationUS-WA-Tacoma Overview We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Account Manager to join our team. At Kaman Fluid Power, our Account Managers are responsible for managing an assigned sales territory and serve as the primary contact point with customers. They improve our company's profitability by increasing growth in market share and gross margin, achieving productivity improvements, and utilizing the company's technical expertise and talents. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Manages an assigned sales territory. Develops current customer base and establishes new customers. Promotes KFP, product initiatives, and services by making regular sales calls. Handles customer's on-site problems (applications, design improvements, and product recommendations). Grows profitable market share by presenting value-added services. Keeps current with information of competitive products, customers' machinery and process. Updates customers on new products. Attends product and selling skills seminars. Promotes and maintains effective working relationships with customers and suppliers. Maintains productive relationship with customer service associates through positive team work. Leads by example. Communicates information on new products and processes. Proactively engages customer service team in relationships with customers. Works with customers to identify cost savings opportunities and provides documentation of these via the KFP Documented Savings program. Maintains records of Documented Savings for all accounts; proactively seeks these opportunities and meets all obligations. Analyzes sales performance. Keeps company informed of customer changes based on account responsibilities. Submits reports to management on a timely basis. Improves territory performance through increased sales and increased gross margins. Provides a high level of customer service to all customers; ensures proactive engagement and account development activities with all assigned accounts. Performs other duties as assigned. Accomplishes related results as needed. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred. HS Diploma or GED required Experience: Minimum of 2-4 years of inside/outside sales Familiarity with distribution industry and fluid power products Valid driver's license required. Skills/Abilities Essential to the Position: Customer Service Orientation Creativity Action Oriented Initiative Analytical Thinking Planning Business Insight Problem Solving Team Oriented Computer Proficiency Ability to work in unstructured environment Technical Application Time Management Passion Communication (writing, speaking, listening) Knowledge Essential to the Position: Planning Methods/Techniques Distribution Industry Customer Industry and Market Products and Service Sales Physical Requirements: Capable of lifting up to 25 lbs. Kaman is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/ Disability; All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.