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Service Sales Account Manager, Industrial Gears

Date: Jan 6, 2019

Location: Houston, Texas, USA

Company: Voith Group


For the Voith Turbo, Sales department, we are looking for:

Service Sales Account Manager, Industrial Gears 
Houston, TX 

Service Sales for Voith Turbo and Non-Voith products and services within the assigned region for Voith Industry Division while achieving the objectives outlined by group management including but not limited to:

  • Developing new customers including repair and service of competitor products with particular focus on gears and gearbox’s in the upstream and downstream of the Power, Oil & Gas market

  • Continued Identification of Voith installed equipment, and create/maintain information database

  • Creating Customer Profiles

  • Customer Maintenance and Outage Planning

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Upkeep of Global Project List (GPL) and Go2Turbo databases for all sales activity

  • Promote sales of spare parts, services and complete units including retrofit opportunities

  • There is a requirement/expectation that all Account Managers will make a minimum of 7 face to face customer visits per month and file reports describing visit content/results.

  • Travel to/from customer sites will include air travel as well as motor vehicle operation. Individual travel times could be up to 7 hours per day.

  • Development of Service Agreements and Service Exchange programs

  • Provide field support for service department in areas of customer quoting and follow-up

  • Work could include working on/around gas turbine installations, pump installations, compressor drives, conveyor drives and mining facilities requiring a high level of physical fitness and manual dexterity

  • Work with Inside Sales, Field Service, Retrofit and Engineering departments to establish schedules and priorities for field, in-house repairs, part and unit sales, retrofit projects and engineering.

  • Provide sales support for direct sales through authorized, independent sales representatives and distributor organization.

  • Participate at trade show exhibits

  • Assist in overdue invoice collection as requested by management.


Professional Experience & Education:

  • Proven professional service sales experience

  • 5 years related experience with Rotating Machinery products & services

  • Hydrodynamics experience very helpful

  • Gears/gearbox experience required

  • Technical Degree from a two-year college or university

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


Specific Skills & Knowledge (Ex: Language, IT skills):

  • Experience providing customer service support via visits, telephone and e-mail

  • Experience with conducting jobsite visits, dealing with jobsite personnel and safety requirements

  • Good organizational skills; ability to manage and prioritize multiple independent tasks including but not limited to forecasting and CRM tool management.

  • Good communication skills, both oral and written; ability to clearly and concisely relay information to customers through both quotations and phone conversations

  • Experience managing customer contact and projects for multi-faceted organization


Qualified, motivated and loyal employees are the engine for our innovative capability and competitiveness. The willingness to think ahead and an enthusiasm for technology is what all Voithians have in common. For our Group Division Voith Turbo, we search for employees that are respectful team players and as diverse as our markets. Use your chance – at Voith.


Voith Turbo is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Sounds like you? Apply now and become a Voithian! If you are interested in this position, please send us your application using the link at the bottom of this page. For further questions please contact:


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Nearest Major Market: Houston