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Account Development Specialist-China


Chengdu, SC, CN

REQ ID:  31773

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Job title: Account Development Specialist (Sales Engineer)

Location: Chengdu



  • Actively pursue new customers/relationships (face to face) in a defined geographic territory and with main goal to increase sales opportunities through strategic planning & cold calling.
  • Manage and grow existing relationships with customers with relatively low spend (example: $50K) and high account potential. Transition account to Key Account Specialist after an identified threshold level of time/sales.
  • Determine key objectives required to win and resource requirements/risks.
  • Leverage CRM to track activities and NOVO
  • Identify potential untapped markets.
  • Equal laser focus on customer and competition.
  • Drive E-Commerce applications
  • Negotiate contracts, agreements, programs.



  • Degree in Business and or Manufacturing and or Engineering. 
  • 3-5 years experience in sales/marketing/industrial sales preferred. 
  • CMP Program certificate preferred. (Certified Metal Cutting Professional). 
  • Entrepreneurial. Creative. Analytic. Assertive. Articulate. Competitive.



Equal Opportunity Employer

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