Account Manager - Industrial Automation - Advanced Controls & Distribution - Erie, PA

Sales Erie, Pennsylvania


About the Opportunity

As an Account Manager for Advanced Controls & Distribution (ACD), you will apply technical expertise and sales acumen to strengthen business relationships and expand market share within the Erie, PA region.  You will develop, implement, and support sales strategies that promote products and comprehensively address customer needs within manufacturing and industrial automation,  helping our customers grow and prosper! 

If you're technically-oriented, driven to succeed, and able to build a positive rapport with everyone you meet, apply today!

About the Company

ACD is a part of Genuine Cable Group (GCG)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!

What You'll Do

  • Aggressively grow ACD’s business within a defined sales territory, by calling on Industrial Users, OEMs, System Integrators, and Panel Builders
  • Expand business with existing customers
  • Target new strategic accounts
  • Identify customer needs, match them to products or services, and pitch solutions
  • Build trusted, long-lasting relationships with customers
  • Arrange proper technical resources to close opportunities

What You'll Bring

  • A four-year college/university degree, or equivalent experience
  • An outgoing personality and the ability to befriend new people easily
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to continually embrace personal and professional development
  • A technical background in the electrical field/electrical products/industrial automation (preferred)

As part of the ACD Team, you’ll get a competitive base salary, and commission plan, as well as these great benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 401K plan with employer match
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • All Product and Sales Training
  • Company Cellphone
  • Vehicle Compensation
  • Company Laptop Computer

The products we distribute as a company are designed to help our industrial customer base solve automation issues. Our products help reduce production or manufacturing costs, assist with gathering information from the plant floor to be viewed or evaluated at the management level, as we guide our customers to minimize their safety exposure.  

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.