Account Manager - Industrial Automation - Columbus, OH

Sales Columbus, Ohio


GCG Automation is now hiring for a motivated outside sales professional for our Advanced Controls and Distribution / Adcon Engineering team to cover the Columbus, OH market.

 About the opportunity

As an Advanced Controls and Distribution (ACD) Account Manager, you will apply your dynamic relationship-building skills and technical aptitude to nurture strong business relationships and ensure customer satisfaction within the assigned territory of Columbus, OH.  You will couple business to business sales acumen with comprehensive, company provided training to drive revenue growth with new and existing customers, solidifying the reputations of GCG and ACD as valuable resources in the Northeast Ohio, PA, and West Virginia markets.

 *This position provides a remote work arrangement with frequent travel within the assigned territory*

 What you’ll do

  • Aggressively grow ACD’s business within the defined sales territory by calling on Industrial Users, OEMs, System Integrators, and Panel builders.
  • Target new strategic accounts and expand business with existing customers
  • Build long‐lasting, trust-based relationships with evolving customer base
  • Identify customer needs, match them to products or services, and present solutions
  • Arrange proper technical resources to close sales opportunities and ensure customer satisfaction

What You'll Bring:

  • Technical experience in the electrical or mechanical fields strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of business to business sales process
  • Outgoing personality and the ability to build productive relationships easily
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Drive to continuously improve and develop professionally

 What you’ll get 

  • Competitive base salary + commissions
  • Medical, dental, vision, and short and long-term disability benefits
  • 401K plan with employer match
  • Paid vacation & company holidays
  • All product and sales training
  • Company cellphone
  • Monthly vehicle stipend + mileage allowance

About Genuine Cable Group (GCG)

At Genuine Cable Group, We Make Connections Possible!  We are a market-leading, value-added distributor of wire and cable-based connectivity and industrial automation solutions.  We proudly serve the industrial OEM, factory automation, communications, and building technology markets.  We have positioned ourselves as a strategic partner to our customers and vendors as we steadily grow to a billion-dollar organization!

Genuine Cable Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

These duties and responsibilities are judged to be "essential functions" in terms of the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.