Account Manager - Construction & Converters

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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

US Steel Houston, TX

US Steel
Houston, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description
THIS POSITION CAN BE LOCATED IN EITHER HOUSTON, TX OR PITTSBURGH, PA. The Account Manager serves as the primary source of contact with current and prospective customers, effectively managing their needs. Works closely with both multi-national and small to medium-sized customers. Requires engagement with the Customer Service and Customer Technical Service teams as well as other key marketing, planning, and operating functions. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Obtains purchase commitments from existing customers and increases USS'S participation in their business; Negotiates pricing commitments with customers on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis; Solicits prospective customers and develops their business in the best interests of USS while cultivating mutually constructive business relationships with industry professionals and associations; Facilitates sales and service activities across numerous entities within the Company while acting as the primary source of contact with customer base to ensure customer satisfaction and retention; Actively manages account base while seeking to optimize participation, profitability, forecasting, inventory management, and shipping performance; and Communicates market conditions, competitive intelligence, product development, and other key business drivers with USS commercial stakeholders. EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bachelor s degree in business administration, marketing, supply chain management or a closely related field At least two years of experience in a steel/metals industry or applicance manufacturing, within sales, customer service, procurement or closely related function OR an equivalent combination of education and experience Knowledge of flat rolled products preferred Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within North America Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well with all levels of internal and external contact Solid presentation skills Ability to use and navigate common business software packages as well as proprietary sales and marketing platforms.

Competency Summary
As an individual contributor, qualified candidates for this role also must demonstrate the ability to champion change and effective communication while contributing to team success.

Equal Employment Opportunity
U. S. Steel is a principled company committed to its core values of safety, diversity & inclusion, environmental stewardship, results & accountability, and focus on cost, quality, and customer. We promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration encouraging new ideas that drive innovation and our collective success. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.