Stanley Black and Decker Key Account Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

SL0680: Key Account Manager


Key Account Manager

*Job Description

In a world where dependability is more important than ever, Stanley Assembly Technologies, a Stanley Black & Decker Company, delivers the tools and solutions that industrial companies, professionals, and consumers count on to be successful when it really matters. Our passion for excellence is seen around the world in our disciplined operations, purposeful business growth, and loyal customer relationships. Stanley Assembly Technologies, a Stanley Black & Decker company, is a global leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of an extended line of DC, PSI and Pneumatic Assembly Tools. An opening is currently available for a Key Account Manager – St. Louis/Kansas City, MO area.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop annual strategic plan for accounts with the Americas.

  • Identify and manage key customer programs to maximize organic growth and profitability.

  • Work with cross-functional team to maximize hit-rate on customer program development.

  • Coordinate projects with Sales Engineers to maximize effectiveness at customer plant level.


  • Advanced Program Specification Details (Upstream Engineering).

  • Project (Program) Management.

  • Lead communications with Stanley Management & Sales Team.

  • Lead the proposal team for platform level quotations.

  • Work with Engineering/Operations to ensure Tool Certification/Validation.

  • Presentation/Demonstration of SAT Full Product Lines.

  • Acquire product approval from Customer corporate engineering/tech center teams.

  • Proposal Generation.

  • Lead Corporate Price Negotiations.

  • Use mechanical and engineering acumen to establish partnership with end-users and offer assembly solutions for critical joint applications.

  • Identify customer CTQs ensuring SAT’s products and services meet and exceed customer performance expectations.

  • Act as a voice of the customer to Product Line Management and Design Engineering assisting in the process of documenting, qualifying and consolidating customer CTQs on new products and updates to existing products.

  • Understanding of competitors’ product and services and how to sell against them. Experience Requirements:

  • 5 plus years of technical sales experience.

  • Track record of penetration into companies within the Heavy Truck/Heavy Equipment and Automotive Tiers a plus

  • Assembly Processes & Techniques.

  • Power Tool Functions & Capabilities preferred.

  • Application Engineering & Tool Specifications preferred.

  • Negotiation Skills.

  • Business Acumen.

  • Computer Literate – MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point and Access).


  • Bachelor's degree required, Engineering preferred or equivalent work experience.

Requisition Number: 48000BR

Title: Key Account Manager

Business: US - SEF Global Auto

State / Country / Province: Missouri

City: St. Louis/Kansas City

No. of Positions: 1

EEO Statement: All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.