OEM Account Manager

Thombert, an advanced manufacturer with a record of growth and success, is looking for an OEM Account Manager to be located in Newton, IA.  Thombert is the leading manufacturer of polyurethane wheels & tires for electric forklifts and rubber track tractors.  We have manufacturing facilities in Newton, and Brooklyn, Iowa.  To apply, please email our Human Resources team with your resume here.

Job Summary

The OEM Account Manager will be responsible for ensuring Thombert resources are used to meet and exceed existing OEM customer needs and expectations.  Primary functions are to maximize market share with major OEM customers, acquire new OEM customers, and to develop and maintain strong, professional relationships within each customer and at all levels.  While reporting to the Sales/Marketing Manager, the OEM Account Manager will work cooperatively as a member of the Thombert sales/marketing team to maximize our long-term sales growth and customer satisfaction.  Through developing and maintaining an excellent understanding of the forklift industry the OEM Account Manager must be seen as a highly trusted and respected business resource by our OEM customers.

Background & Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree preferably in business/marketing sales management

  • Experience in managing major OEM accounts

  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Strong empathy and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent mechanical skills required

  • Solid problem-solving skills

  • Team player

  • Communicate Thombert capabilities to the customer and why it is a competitive advantage for their business

  • Ability to coordinate internal projects to meet customer needs

  • Personal integrity

  • Be able to reach win-win agreements

  • Self-directed, motivated, and able to operate independently to meet goals


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