Account Manager

Sales New York Niagara Falls, New York


Description

Account Manager

Location:  Niagara Falls, New York

Language: English

Travel: 20%

Level: Associate

Buckman is a privately held, global specialty chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, TN, USA, committed to safeguarding the environment, maintaining safety in the workplace, and promoting sustainable development. Buckman delivers exceptional service and innovative solutions to our customers globally in the pulp and paper, leather, and water treatment sectors to help boost productivity, reduce risk, improve product quality, and provide a measurable return on investment.

Position Summary

Account Manager to support Packaging Chemistries including MCA, Enzymes, as well as PTWT chemistries. Focused primarily on growing sales in Western New York  and supporting existing business at Cascades Niagara Falls. This position is critical to supporting the customer base of the region while actively focused on providing value to the customer and increase profits in the territory.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Increase sales through relationship building and product knowledge
Retention of Buckman’s current business
Champion Buckman and customers safety culture/policies
Generates Continuous Improvement Initiatives for Buckman and customers
Entertaining as needed in accordance with Buckman guidelines
Using subject matter expertise to troubleshoot and problem solve
Establishing relationships at all levels based on faith and trust
Results driven decision making while maintaining Buckman values
Use sales tools to maintain accurate and up-to-date account information
Submitting required reports in a timely manner.
Continuing education and self-training by taking advantage of training opportunities
Maintaining consignment inventory
Managing Buckman assets
Effective Planning and Preparation
Obtaining and using knowledge of customers' systems
Support Team Initiatives and Support Team Members needs
Activity (Service) Reports are distributed regularly.

Essential Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university
Pulp & Paper, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or Biology Degree preferred
5+ years related experience and/or training
Packaging Experience HIGHLY PREFERRED
Specific training in pulp/paper science or packaging desired
Demonstrated understanding of business/finance terminology desirable 

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