Praxair, Inc. Strategic Account Manager in The Woodlands, Texas

Strategic Account Manager


Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide . Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases , and high-performance surface coatings . Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries , including aerospace , chemicals , food and beverage , electronics , energy , healthcare , manufacturing, primary metals and many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website at .

A high-profile position focused on growth and development of Strategic, Executive existing and targeted accounts.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a national territory .

  • Develop and expand current key account relationships.

  • Develop and maintain a strategic account pipeline.

  • Develop and maintain detailed individual account plans.

  • Negotiate and manage account contracts and pricing agreements.

  • Develop and lead long-term strategies to gain developmental accounts.

  • Articulating and negotiating this strategy across the business.

  • Work closely and collaborate with other intercompany business units to leverage targets.

  • Build and maintain credibility at all levels.

  • Work with and support Account Managers to maximize growth

  • Other responsibilities as deemed appropriate.


  • BS or BA degree; 8 years successful sales track-record to customers in this class.

  • Extensive knowledge of the refining and chemical industries.

  • A seasoned sales professional with high integrity.

  • Demonstrated success in selling to large, complex, multi-location customers.

  • Knowledge of Praxair services preferred.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Key Competencies:

  • Strategic Skills

  • Operating Skills - Business Acumen

  • Energy & Drive

  • Organizational Understanding - Internal & External

  • Courage

  • Personal & Interpersonal skills

  • Proficient computer skills - Word, Excel, CU, PowerPoint, CRM or similar

  • Superior time management skills

  • Travel 50%

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Primary Location Texas-The Woodlands

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000631