Fontaine Modification Company | Charlotte, NC USA

Please Note

 

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT 

  • Is self motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm.

  • Has a high level of integrity and work ethic.

  • Has a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

  • Is authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship.

 

WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary

  • Complete benefits package including medical insurance coverage and a 401(k) plan 

  • Job stability. Fontaine is a member of the Marmon Group / Berkshire Hathaway family of companies.

 

IF INTERESTED, YOU SHOULD

  • Respond with cover letter and resume.

  • Your cover letter should describe your background and whatever experience you may have.

  • It should also include three clearly defined reasons why you should be considered for this position.

Account Manager

DESCRIPTION:

 

The position will be responsible for calling on targeted class 8 truck fleets, dealers and OEM sales people within the assigned organizations to establish / build account relationships and achieve sales performance goals. This position will report to the VP of Sales within Fleet Services segment at Fontaine Modification.  The position is in our Laredo, TX center.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Manage new engineering projects as directed by the general manager, including:

  • Working closely with customer and internal engineers to satisfy customer requirements.

  • Achieve business growth goals with targeted fleets

  • Ensure “Best in Class” customer service to each customer, to ensure their loyalty and business to Fontaine Modification. Establish constructive business relationships with each of these customers.

  • Find new business opportunities for existing Fontaine Modification services with new customers.

 

EDUCATION/COMPETENCIES/EXPERIENCES:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from Accredited College or University or equivalent experience

  • Experience with sales or truck specifications and equipment in the trucking industry

  • Be technically conversant with truck terminology

  • Able to handle many conversations daily with customers, the OEM, dealers, vendors and our internal production staff

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably and actively seeking feedback, whether from customers, suppliers, dealers, OEM reps or FMC employees.

  • Customer Focus: Understanding and meeting the needs of customers and addressing the interests and concerns of all organization stakeholders.

  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.

  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on to team members.

  • Professionalism:  Dealing directly and forthrightly with people and problems, persisting to get the job done as extra hours should be expected.

  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, and pitching in to get the job done.

  • Teamwork: Building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes.

  • Interpersonal Influence: Building strong work relationships and adjusting to how individuals, organizational units, and cultures function and react.