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South Central US Utility Account Manager -Industrial Networking Solutions-TX

Fort Worth, Texas; Austin, Texas; Houston, Texas

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Process Automation
Requisition Number: 227151
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Fort Worth
Other Locations: United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 70%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.
Siemens Process Industries & Drives helps customers increase productivity, safety, reliability, efficiency and time-to-market for plants and processes with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. With a deep understanding of individual market segments, Siemens helps customers respond quickly and confidently to new market requirements and challenges, strengthening their competitiveness.

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Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition


 Siemens US Talent Acquisition


South Central US Utility Account Manager – Industrial Networking Solutions


Position Overview


Account Manager is responsible for achieving business objectives at key accounts (for example, penetration of account with product/solution/service offerings) for the Siemens family of networking products (RUGGEDCOM and SCALANCE) and professional services. He/she will also identify, recruit, and manage channel partners to achieve channel goals if deemed necessary. The Account Manager may leverage Siemens global reach to influence decisions on projects for delivery to the customer in the US, or purchased by the customer in the US.


Other key tasks include;

·        Guides the development and execution of strategic account plans to ensure achievement of assigned business goals.

·        Develops / builds / cultivates long-term relationships with key management within the customer organization.

·        Assists management in devising sales plans and strategies. Will develop forecasts, budgets and operating plans for sales channels.

·        May form account teams and coordinate team activities while minimizing sales and marketing costs and maximizing sales.

·        May lead team reviews and updates of account plan based on changing market, customer conditions, and competitive activity.


Candidate must be able to manage multi-level customer relationships ranging from the technicians to executive management in the electric utility, municipality, or cooperative organizations.  Internally, this candidate must be able to work with other departments such as pre-sales Application Consulting, Inside Sales, Professional Services, Marketing, etc. 


This Account Manager position reports into the Manager for the Industrial Networking Solutions at  Siemens Industry.  The ideal candidate will be based in Texas and will cover Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana Arkansas.




This person performs all of the sales activities for assigned customers.  This individual should be an intelligent, articulate, and independent thinker who can develop a sales plan to achieve revenue targets and other goals.  A successful candidate will be self-motivated to take care of his/her own sales objectives for the region, but also be a team player and share in the success of the organization.


Some of the specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Ensure all sales and non-sales needs are met with the customer
  • Develop new customer relationships
  • Strengthen existing customer relationships
  • Expand existing relationships to multiple departments within same company
  • Manage multiple customers with multiple projects
  • Manage projects from design to procurement to implementation
  • Perform presentations to groups of 20+ people, sometimes executives
  • Learn new technologies to satisfy customer requirements
  • Learn new sales techniques and strategies
  • Report activities both verbally and via sales reporting and forecasting tools
  • Travel 50-75%, possibly internationally
  • “Cold Call” as necessary
  • Present product line to prospective  customers
  • Communicate the value of the solution not just functionality
  • Dedicate time and have high energy level for daily job functions
  • Follow-up actions on customer needs and opportunities


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


Bachelors Degree is required; preferably in Engineering or Marketing, though others will be considered. 


Position requires:

·        Experience in the field of Data Communications, Industrial Networking, and/or Cyber Security

  • Experience in electrical utility industry


  • Experience of 5-10 years in Sales or Sales Support of technical solutions

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Ideal candidate has experience with:

  • Sales and/or applications in: Smart Grid, IEC61850, WiMAX, NERC CIP, Substation Automation, Distribution Automation, and WAN/LAN architectures.
  • A multi-level, global organization
  • Direct sales and/or management of Manufacturers Representatives


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Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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