Account Manager - MONTERREY

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Date: Apr 7, 2024

Location: Apodaca, MX

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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The purpose of this role is to ensure that adequate resources and capability (people and processes) reside within the business to deliver on the financial and non financial targets by managing business relationships with customers / accounts (current customers and new prospects) especially strategic customers.


Key accountabilities:

  • Key accountabilities:
  • Create and execute Account/Customer plans aligned with Regional  / Global Segment & Marketing plan  if applicable.
  • Develop relevant Commercial pipeline for respective accounts.
  • Deliver the agreed financial and non financial targets in line with business budgets.
  • Drive innovation through customers.
  • Develop and maintain contact map within each account – at all reporting level and across all functions.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement across the organization to generate value to customers – Forecast, Service, capability, efficiency and productivity.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams including relevant teams at the key accounts to prioritize new developments, make plans for trials, etc.
  • Provide support and leadership to sales, customer services and technical teams by showing vision, putting in resources to ensure high service levels and operational efficiency.
  • Steward new business development projects for account requirements.
  • Negotiate price increases with customers.
  • Annual Sales 600,000 - 6,000,000



Job requirements


  • Knowledge & Work Experience – Paints and coatings industry, any B2B industry environment. 
  • +5 years of work experience in commercial roles, sales and key account management, sales to strategic accounts
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in chemical engineering or mechanical engineering or industrial engineering. 
  • Problem solving, stakeholder management, project management, decision making, creating value propositions, drive, results orientation, communication and presentation, commercial and business acumen, basic understanding of cross functional processes and financial concepts related to sales and cost to serve




At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 34794 

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