Account Manager, OEM

Basic Info

Portland, Oregon, USA
Job type
Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB’s Electrification business is a leading provider of a full range of protection, control and measurement solutions - enabling safer and smarter electricity flow from substation to the point of consumption. We deliver products and systems designed to connect, protect and control electrical systems, ensuring reliability, efficiency and safety for equipment and personnel.

For our Marketing, Sales and Product Management team, understanding the full potential of our technology and the trends in our markets is highly rewarding. In addition, helping customers all over the world improve efficiency, save resources and reduce emissions gives our work a powerful sense of purpose.

The role reports to the C & I District Manager- Northwest District and is located in Portland, Oregon. As an Account Manager, OEM, encompasses to develop, implement and manage the account (s) strategy focused on growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. Coordinates the sales activities and manages resolution of specific customer problems.

Your responsibilities

  • Account Strategies : Participates in the development of sales strategies for accounts by providing the customer’s current business and long-term plans.
  • Sales Targets : Defines and proposes sales targets and growth margins for the account and ensures their achievement with a structured follow up process.
  • Account Plan : Leads the development and implementation of the account plan to include designing the executive relationship strategy and coverage plans, prioritizing the opportunities and identifying a target for each solution element.
  • Proposes recovery plans in case of potential order shortfalls.
  • Customer Relations : Establishes and develops account relationships based on a defined strategy. Acts as focal point for problem resolution and monitors customer claims.
  • Plans, facilitates and conducts customer negotiations.
  • Customer Knowledge : Develops, maintains and shares detailed knowledge of the customer’s business strategy, purchasing behavior, organization, decision-makers, customer business drivers, economic trends and competition.
  • Volume and Profit : Sells products/solutions/services to customers, focusing on volume, mix and profitability targets for assigned business unit(s).
  • Market Activity : Monitors competitors’ activity with each account and ensures that appropriate response strategies are formulated and implemented.
  • Sales : Creates added value for the customer and ABB by ensuring a coordinated sales approach (e.g. frame agreements).
  • Communicates details in accordance with ABB supply, offering and strategy.
  • Marketing : Coordinates the use of internal or external resources (e.g. technical, advertising and marketing) in order to provide value added services to accounts.

Your background

  • Require BA or BS with minimum of 5+ years related experience.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.
  • Direct sales experience in the electrical industry.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Proficient in use of a CRM such as Salesforce.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal/written and presentation skills to all levels in an organization.
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving, selling and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time.
  • Technical aptitude.
  • Broad business acumen, ability to plan and execute on plans.
  • Ability to work extended hours on occasion when required, which might include weekends.
  • Ability to mentor/train new sales representatives.

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

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