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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Viking Electric Milwaukee, WI

Company
Viking Electric
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
360-034
AJE Ref #
576111401
Location
Milwaukee, WI
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Tracking Code

360-034

Job Description

Viking Electric Supply in Milwaukee is hiring a store based Account Manager. This position is responsible for being a business manager and leader for the assigned account package by increasing the value of Viking to our customers, growing the volume and profitability of the account base, and promoting all of Viking''s products and services in a professional and ethical manner.

Additional duties and responsibilities are:

* negotiating with customers and vendors to obtain orders, meet schedules, enhance profitability, and to ensure that each customer uses Viking as their primary source of material.

* promoting and selling the people, products and services of Viking Electric. The Account Manager must tailor a business plan that is appropriate to each customer''s business potential and market needs.

* providing and implementing an effective pricing plan tailored to each customer using the exception system.

* working with Account Representative(s) and all other specialists to make sure the customer is receiving quality service, resolving customer disputes, coordinating efforts with the credit department by obtaining the accounts receivable goals, and prospecting for new accounts as applicable.
This position is responsible for being a business manager and leader for the assigned account package by increasing the value of Viking to our customers, growing the volume and profitability of the account base, and promoting all of Viking''s products and services in a professional and ethical manner. Additional duties and responsibilities are: * negotiating with customers and vendors to obtain orders, meet schedules, enhance profitability, and to ensure that each customer uses Viking as their primary source of material.

* promoting and selling the people, products and services of Viking Electric. The Account Manager must tailor a business plan that is appropriate to each customer''s business potential and market needs.

* providing and implementing an effective pricing plan tailored to each customer using the exception system.

* working with Account Representative(s) and all other specialists to make sure the customer is receiving quality service, resolving customer disputes, coordinating efforts with the credit department by obtaining the accounts receivable goals, and prospecting for new accounts as applicable.

Required Skills

* Must have effective negotiating skills. Strong understanding of electrical products and services (distribution equipment (Gear) and brands such as SQD, Cutler-Hammer, GE and Siemens)

* Strong background in selling, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

* Very good organization and time management skills.

* Strong computer/technology skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, e-mail, internet, voicemail, and Aurora).

* Good understanding of the market and competitors and basic financial skills.

* Strong account customer planning skills and a team player attitude.

Job Location

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular