Developing the Next Generation of Female Sales Leaders


Key Account Manager I

Donaldson Company

Donaldson Company

Sales & Business Development
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Donaldson is committed to solving the world’s most complex filtration challenges. Employing innovation and breakthrough solutions, we are advancing filtration for a cleaner world. We look for the best people to help us succeed, offering opportunities to learn, effect change, and make meaningful contributions at work and in our communities. This is a place where you can make a world of difference.

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Job Purpose

This job exists to support and expand the aftermarket and service business of Industrial Air Filtration products and systems primarily in Japan but always in the scope of APAC/Global. It starts with the recognition of sales targets and goes on to internalizing them to output in the form of various sales activities such as but not limited to making a sales operation plan, executing activities according to the plan, reviewing and reflecting the sales activities regularly, reporting to and consulting the management, and inputting or giving feedbacks to the sales strategy planning.

The voice of customers collected from field is essential in creating new product and service strategies to meet the customers’ needs and expand the IAF business as a whole (new IAF product and service inventions). Upraising the customers satisfaction in aftermarket business will in return increase the new opportunities for the equipment business.

Key Accountabilities

  • New customer development and sales expansion of existing customer – to be measured in CRM

  • Understanding the customer requirement and make proposals of our solutions – including the record keeping of critical information and being aligned to the company’s compliance policies

  • Information gathering of market and competitors – including the record keeping of such information to be shared among the team members.

  • Document creation and management according to ISO9001 standard (i.e. quotation, meeting minutes, reports)
    ISO9001規格に準じた文書作成と管理 (見積書作成、打合せ議事など各種報告書)

  • Trouble shooting at a customer’s site – to go even if out of own territory, and go in preparation as much as possible.

  • Coordination among customer, supplier, and internal organization

Key Qualifications & Requirements

Education Qualification:

  • Undergraduate degree from University 大学学士卒以上

  • Technical college graduate 高等専門学校卒

Technical Competence & Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years of working experience (field not specified) 社会人経験3年以上(専門は問わない)

  • Presentation and proposal making skills 顧客へのプレゼン、提案能力

  • Customer outbound call skills 顧客への電話営業能力

  • Microsoft Office skills マイクロソフトオフィスを使いこなせること

  • Analytical skills 分析能力

  • Problem Solving skills 問題解決能力

Leadership Competence:

  • Integrity誠実さ(特に外圧にさらされてもそれを保つ品性)

  • Act on initiative 主体性(指示を待たずに自ら考えて行動する)

  • Team learning & cooperation チームで協調・協力すること

  • Resilience on external pressures, failures, setbacks 外圧に耐え、失敗、遅滞経験を跳ね返す粘り強さ

Relevant Experience:

  • New sales development 新規開拓営業(業種問わない)

  • New customer development 新規顧客の発掘(業種問わない)

  • CRM (Customer Relations Management) experience CRMツールの使用経験

Others (% of travel, language, etc.):

  • 30-50% travel including weekends

  • English proficiency required and business level ability desired

  • Driver’s license and skill of driving (required when travelling to customers)

Come make a World of Difference!

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