WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE: Under the direction of the Sr. Director of Sales & Engineering: Manages the relationship between the company and the market through direct account responsibility, and through supervision of the Account Managers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Supervise the account managers.
Define goals for customer achievement for each account manager and follow up to ensure that the goals are achieved.
Work with the president to develop company growth strategy.
Direct the training of the account managers.
Negotiate contracts with customers.
Coordinate the effort of manufacturing and product engineering to define product and process changes that will provide cost reduction and productivity increase opportunities.
Define the future technical needs of the market and help direct the product development and research associates to define projects that will meet future market requirements.
Work with the marketing manager to produce a detailed short term (one year) and longer term (three year) forecast.
Coordinate the activities of product engineering to ensure that the customer technical requirements are being satisfied.
Assist the manufacturing plants to ensure that production schedule information is available as required.
Negotiate the resolution and collection of accounts receivable disputes to assure timely payment from the customers.