Account Manager, Commercial, Northern Milwaukee, WI

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: MILWAUKEE, WI, US, 53202-5903

Company: Grainger Businesses

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: 

Produce positive sales growth for specific geography or vertical through strategic sales activities.  

Compensation: (review Salary Transparency document remove this entire compensation section if not applicable) 

This position is salaried and will pay between $63,600.00 to $95,500.00 with uncapped commissions. 

The range provided is a guideline and not a guarantee of compensation. Other factors that are involved in offer decisions include, and are not limited to: a candidate's experience, qualifications, geographical area, and internal equity of the team. 


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 

  • Oversee support of managed inventory tasks to guide greater understanding of the customers, increase contacts within the customer group and increase sales results 

  • Leverage Grainger's Value Proposition to provide solutions to grow profitable sales 

  • Develop account penetration strategies to include regular business reviews for essential customers to maximize sales 

  • Capture activity data in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) 

  • Meet or exceed sales plan 


You Have: 

  • 3+ years of direct outside sales experience 

  • Sales forecasting opportunity management and customer planning 

  • Travel required to each customer within aligned market at least once per month, or more frequently where needed, with occasional overnight visits 

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

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

  • High School diploma, GED or 2-4 year degree 


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 

  • Generous 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.