Account Manager

Panasonic Corporation Of North America Rolling Meadows , IL 60008

Posted 3 months ago

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we've been committed to improving peoples' lives and making the world a better placeone customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey.

What You'll Get to Do:

This position is responsible for assuming overall account management including maintaining and expanding current business at assigned strategic accounts for the Strategic Business Development Division. Develop sales by identifying and meeting customer requirements; coordinating sales negotiations; and providing administrative support working with product management, engineering, operations, and local representatives partners. Aligns domestic vision and strategies with business unit's global direction. Assist in developing vision and strategy that promotes diversified product offerings to potential high growth strategic customers and emerging markets, both domestic and offshore. Provides information for forecasting market sales and assists in developing departmental and account budgets.

Assumes full responsibility for comprehensive strategic account management.

  • Maintain and expand current business through effective support, service, account management and sales promotion and coordination.

  • Comprehensive strategic account management for assigned accounts resulting in increased sales (domestic and global) and meeting/exceeding business unit plans.

  • Assume total accounts responsibility, including design and promotion, service and operations, credit, and delivery. Work with the representative and channel partners in managing business at the assigned accounts.

  • Determine current and potential market and product trends. Report results and makes recommendations to direct manager and the executive team. Monitor competitive products and activities.

  • Support the divisional CRM strategy to ensure full utilization of CRM process for assigned accounts.

  • Development and management of business plan and budget including but not limited to sales strategies, business metrics, relationship plan.

What You'll Bring:

Education & Experience:

  • A college degree with a technical background (Engineering preferred).

  • Minimum 2 years successful industrial device sales experience.


Multifunctional Account Team Leadership

  • Cultural Knowledge and Sensitivity

  • Ability to drive division vision and strategy to team by formulating effective division and employee related plans.

  • Command trust and respect internally and externally at all levels.

  • Interpersonal Relationship Skills


  • High level of collaboration in matrix and non-vertical organization is critical.

  • Understanding organizational priorities


  • Ability to make presentations to all levels of management internally and externally.

  • Proven ability to negotiate and persuade internally and externally at all level.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Other Requirements:

  • 30%-40% domestic travel. Some International Travel maybe required.

What We Offer:

Family like environment with an entrepreneurial spirit

Collaborative culture that thrives on innovation and new ideas

Rewards and recognition for great achievements

Growth opportunities for career development

Flexible work arrangements to help balance life and work

Competitive benefits and compensation package

Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, has a long, distinguished history of serving the North American manufacturing sector. Our aim is to support local manufacturing with products, technologies, and service that promote our customers' immediate and long-term goals. Our OEM industrial electronic components, subsystems and factory automation are geared to a diverse range of industries. ICD aims to achieve strategic partnerships, as well as support the development of North American manufacturing.

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

Location/Division:Rolling Meadows, IL, USAJob Requisition:US2685

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