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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sales

Streetsboro, OH, US

Key Accounts Executive

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling


Responsible for developing and managing long-term relationships for customer accounts to achieve designated sales target levels. Responsible for sales and order intake increase, supporting the rental and leasing business in the area and managing the sales directly to OEMs and Truck Body Companies in the region.


Key accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the direct sales and order intake process and increase, aiming at meeting and / or exceeding top line growth and profitability within own area.
  • Responsible for the rental and leasing business aiming for the introduction of a final mile product line and strong launch for increased profitability within own area.
  • Responsible for managing all the export business from the US to Latin America and building up a strong presence for export business opportunities within own area.
  • Develop and maintain profitable business with designated accounts; responsibility for the budgeting and profitability.
  • Liaise with key internal stakeholders and centres of competence in all required business segments at the earliest stage to respond to clients' integrated business needs.
  • Expand sales, introduce new products / services to clients and organize visits to current and potential clients.
  • Submit short and long-range sales plans and prepare sales strategies utilizing available marketing programs to reach nominated  targets. Ensure that pricing and agreements are up-to-date and communicated to needed persons.
  • Retain and intensify long-term customer relationships by providing comprehensive integrated proposals for established accounts.
  • Formulate a sales and marketing strategy for the assigned area, developing guidelines and policies in line with the business strategy.
  • Responsible for sales expansion, ensuring  new product introductions, new market insights and active relationship management towards existing and new customers.
  • Negotiate terms of sales and deal with significant national / regional accounts.
  • Sales and Order Intake Growth for GA, FL, SC
  • Manage Key Trailer, OEM, Truck Body Builders in the territory 
  • Support Waltco Dealer Network in the territory 
  • Oversee export of liftgates to Latin America from FL
  • Support trade shows and events that for the liftgate business is 75% concentrated in those States


What you’ll need to succeed:



  • College Degree in Business, Engineering or Marketing. MBA or MS is a plus.


  • Transportation Industry Experience in Sales / Marketing / Business 

Additional Skills and Competencies:

  • Collaboration skills and great communicator 
  • Great speaker, comfortable in front of high profile customers
  • Good listener 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset 
  • Finds our company values: caring, reliable and pioneering appealing and he/she can relate to these and how they will affect the responsibilities and accountabilities of the position
  • High sense of urgency
  • Service and customer focused
  • Preferred Spanish as a second language 


Ability to travel 70% (50-60% within the territory, 10-20% nationally)

You will be part of:


We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?


Please submit your resume/CV today for consideration!


Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.