Danaher Corporation Associate Account Manager - Houston, TX area in Houston, Texas
The Associate Account Manager II is a developmental role that involves job shadowing and working alongside and under the supervision of an experienced account manager. This role is designed to expose the associate to technical water treatment problem-solving and fundamentals to customer selling. In the role, the candidate will be assigned specific tasks on accounts within an existing territory to retain, per direction from manager and communicate with the customer base as well as ChemTreat Account Managers and other representatives of the company.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
With guidance, create, improve, and implement innovative sales strategies to drive ChemTreat’s position and increase share within the assigned geography.
Begin to develop key relationships with customers through the following methods: help to identify key decision-makers within existing accounts, research prospects and partner with a senior staff member to cold call, frequent follow-up, learn and start implementing strategic questioning, and with assistance drive to root issues to identify customers’ needs.
Work with senior staff members to begin to Increase sales and profit margin within the territory.
With assistance, engage technical staff and management as needed to develop retention and growth strategies.
Begin to establish professional relationships with key personnel in customer accounts.
Learn how to create effective proposals for current and prospective customers
Learn and communicate the ChemTreat value proposition to the customer base
Over time, begin to troubleshoot technical and site-specific process issues
Begin to effectively audit key unit operations
Participate in the entertainment of customers and prospects in accordance with ChemTreat’s entertainment policy
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Organizational skills; Self-management
Self-motivated with a strategic mindset
Balance of self-confidence and humility
Ability to be a team player and partner well with others
Required ability to identify issues and develop practical solutions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (emails, comprehensive service reports, proposals, etc.)
Fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Industry knowledge specific to water treatment including familiarity with various applications
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelors of Science; Engineering or technical degree preferred
2-4 years of experience interacting with customers at all levels of an organization. Experience in water treatment preferred
Travel dependent on the size of assigned territory
May require long hours & varied work schedules
Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell
Constantly using hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards.
Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 60 pounds and sometimes required to maneuver drums weighing 250-800 pounds
Occasionally required to climb stairs and ladders and work at high elevations for extended periods of time.
Occasionally required to drive both short and long distances, not to exceed DOT regulations
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
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.
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
Required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for deliveries which may include: eye, hearing, and respiratory protection, protective apron, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields.
Occasionally in extreme heat conditions
Required to use earplugs for hearing protection
Both Indoor and outdoor sites may have high noise levels
Site location may be at a boiler house
The outdoor site can be located at a cooling tower, water plant, wastewater plant, or a process area.
The use of hazardous chemicals is routine.
Collaborative working environment working; position touches all levels within the customer organization
Trust and respect for customers and ChemTreat field and leadership teams
AT WILL STATEMENT
Employment with ChemTreat is on an at-will basis, which means that either the employee or ChemTreat can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason), with or without notice, unless the employee and ChemTreat have entered a written agreement signed by the employee and a duly authorized representative of ChemTreat.
When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.