Account Manager, Government

Date: Feb 5, 2024

Location: BRYAN, TX, US, 77801-4213

Company: Grainger Businesses


Government Account Manager 

About Grainger: 

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money. 

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today. 


Position Details: 

Maximize revenue for designated account package by growing sales within existing accounts, developing new accounts at a level consistent with or exceeding company expectations 



You Will: 

  • Understand customer goals and remain alert and responsive to changing customer needs 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of market data and access to resources to quickly respond to new developments in the customer's business 

  • Responsible for support of managed inventory tasks to lead greater understanding of the customers, increase contacts within the customer group and increase sales results. 

  • Understand Grainger's Value Proposition and explain to customers, providing solutions to grow profitable sales 

  • Establish customer and market priorities to execute a strategic course of action to accomplish sales goals 

  • Develop and implement account strategies to include regular business reviews for customers to maximize sales 

  • Demonstrate full compliance to company sales and pricing guidelines 

  • Use all resources and technical support available 

  • Document, analyze, and understand impact of customer focused activities to increase productivity and sales within assigned market 


You Have: 

  • Knowledge of sales forecasting opportunity management and customer planning 

  • Technological capabilities and understanding to communicate in today's business environment 

  • Ability to bring to close an action, project, resolution or sales with customers 

  • Ability to  articulate  business drivers, understand financial and total cost of ownership concepts with all levels of the organization  

  • Ability to  use sales process to uncover customer objections/concerns, and determine appropriate solutions 

  • Process discipline, ability to align planning goals with a pipeline development process to grow market revenue 

  • College or equivalent experience preferred 3+ years of direct outside sales experience 



Rewards and Benefits: 

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger 

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans 

  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year 

  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period 

  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement 

  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs 


DEI Statement 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.  

At Grainger, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.