Generac Power Systems

  • Account Manager - Hardware Channel

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(5/14/2018 4:28 PM)
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems - Join the leader in the power industry!

    The Engine Power Tools Business Group (Country Home Products and the DR Brand)  is seeking an Account Manager to support the growing Hardware channel (Independent Retailers). This role is responsible for developing and managing strategic relationships, analyzing opportunities to create and execute market penetration plans, prospecting for new business, and achieving sales budgets while providing world-class customer support.


    Essential Job Duties:

    • Analyzes account opportunities and discovering customer needs
    • Develops and implements strategic relationships with key decision makers
    • Generates and develops new business
    • Support new promotional programs
    • Creates solution-based sales strategies
    • Provides world-class customer support
    • Conducts sales presentations and provides training on new programs and products
    • Supports all Generac product categories
    • Develops business plans and executes business plans as defined by channel specific marketing programs
    • Fills Sales fundamental and channel specific training classes
    • Provides reconnaissance of competitors’ influence and develops a plan to counter their influence
    • Ability to travel up to 50%
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • 2 years sales or account management  experience

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Outside Sales Experience Preferred
    • Ideal candidate to be based in the corporate office, open to a field based role
    • Experience with Independent Retailers or Hardware accounts
    • Proven success in developing and fostering business relationships
    • Detailed, focused, and organized.
    • Ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial culture
    • Strong analytical skills, financial performance tracking and presentation
    • The ability to transfer information while speaking in small and large groups
    • Excellent communication/presentation skills
    • Strong negotiation skills, excellent people skills, and the ability to handle difficult situations to success
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • The ideal candidate will be extremely organized with the ability to consistently multitask 


    Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel. Ability to travel up to 50%.




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