Account Manager

Sales Whittier, California


Position at SCMH - Southern California Material Handling


Account Manager


Position Summary

An Account Manager is employed to sell material handling equipment, primarily Caterpillar and Mitsubishi forklift trucks and used forklift trucks of all makes.  Additionally, the Account Manager is responsible for selling allied products, maintenance and repair agreements, and short- term rentals in the following areas:  Chatsworth, Valencia, Van Nuys, Burbank, Sylmar, Sun Valley, Santa Clarita, and Northridge.  Account Managers will have specific accounts assigned to them.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience/Certifications/Licenses

  • A four year college degree or two + years of equivalent experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • 2 or more years’ experience.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Extensive knowledge of the entire sales process is necessary: basic selling skills in product knowledge, prospecting, and planning, cultivating, discovery, presentations, closing and follow-up.
  • Strong communication, organizational, & time management skills required.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental requirements.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; as well as a basic understanding of financial and leasing principles.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Microsoft Office experience required.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and make decisions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Flexible Team Player.
  • Ability to adopt and promote a “team attitude”; willing to enthusiastically work with others within the Sales Department and with other employees in other departments.
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, & the ability to safely operate lift trucks required.


Desired Knowledge/Skills/Experience/Certifications/Licenses

  • Operator Safety Training.


Working Conditions

  • Frequent exposure to outside weather conditions.
  • Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold.
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Moderate noise level in the work environment.


This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

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