National Account Manager at Emerson Electric Co

Posted in Management 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

If you are a sales professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Located in our Atlanta, GA or Charlotte, NC markets! As a National Account Manager, you will be responsible for the planning, implementation, support, and execution of Greenlee-branded programs within Lowe’s, and other retail accounts. This role will also support the RIDGID brand in smaller retail channels. In this role, you will partner with internal stakeholders across multiple functions to develop and deploy business plans with your accounts. You will join a collaborative team to help set the pace for growth and service for your assigned categories. Our ideal candidate is someone who strives to foster strong relationships, enhance consumer experiences, and turn data into insights to drive growth and profitability. AS A NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER, YOU WILL: 

  • Expand sales nationally (via promotional activity, merchandising initiatives, etc.) and meet the stated goals for Professional Tools.
  • Cultivate strong functional relationships with all levels of customer management to ensure that national programs, policies, and store plans are implemented effectively.
  • Consistently meet with the department merchant and field support teams to facilitate growth and seek opportunities.
  • Develop and communicate strategic and tactical plans to Lowe’s and the MST teams to ensure flawless execution of programs.
  • Extensively utilize Professional Tools and customer reporting systems to discover and document performance, and use the data to understand reasons for trend changes in sales/shipments.
  • Interact with all levels of MST merchandising teams to supply information, document, and resolve merchandising/set issues.
  • Forecast product need to meet POS demand and partner with internal departments and customer inventory departments to support customer needs.
  • Analyze and monitor the overall business.
  • Participate in any requested regional trainings/contractor events/trade shows, as required, to maximize Emerson brand exposure. May include a few weekend shows.
  • Provide market intelligence for internal departments and customers. This includes price shops, promotional space, cross-merchandising opportunities, and competitive activities.
  • Report to the director of retail sales.
  • Use interpersonal skills for dealing with all levels of the organization.
  • Solve problems by considering courses of action within the framework of management’s goals and standards.
  • Provide frequent status reports to management as to the status of initiatives and progress toward goals.
  • Position will require some travel, including overnight stays in the range of 20% to 35% of the time for customer visits, store visits, and visits to the corporate office in Ohio. May also include occasional weekend work at discretion of management.


  • You set objectives to align with broader organizational goals.  
  • You persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks.  
  • You effectively communicate in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels.  
  • You act with a clear sense of ownership.  
  • You identify opportunities that benefit the customer.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean record.
  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must pass the post-offer background check and drug test.
  • Availability for limited occasional weekend work provided sufficient advance notice.
  • Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field is required.
  • Three plus (3+) years of working experience with home improvement retail or other related retail experience required.  Lowe’s experience a plus.
  • The incumbent needs to be computer literate and an effective communicator with both internal and external contacts, using a variety of communication tools.
  • Ability to travel 25%-30% of the time. 
  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role. 


  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills, including basic business math.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong customer service commitment.

 WHY EMERSON? Our Commitment to Our PeopleAcross the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us! Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual and family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave. Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & InclusionAt Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives – and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.  This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at EmersonWork AuthorizationEmerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire. Equal Opportunity EmployerEmerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, please contact:   May need to include additional location information following strategy meeting. 


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