Service Account Manager, Professional

Requisition ID:  51206

Portland, OR, US

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Commercial

Vestas Factory

The Account Manager, professional level is an essential member of the Service Commercial team who serves as a primary point of contact and customer service representative for service customer accounts at the corporate level.




The primary responsibility of the account manager is to perform customer relationship management and improve customer satisfaction for customer accounts operating in the USA and Canada.


The primary objective is to maximize each account's business performance and customer satisfaction through frequent customer engagement, customer service, and issue resolution by facilitating cross-functional collaboration through team building and promoting a consistent high-quality customer experience.


Account managers build long-lasting, interpersonal, and mutually beneficial relationships with key customer contacts, including customer operations managers, asset managers, and engineering managers.


Account managers collect information and assist in the processing of that information, including but not limited to customer feedback, sales leads, and market intelligence that will support innovations in operational support processes, sales processes, and new product development. Account managers are primary sales lead generators for their accounts while providing customer support and engaging in issue-resolution activities.


The account manager also supports internal stakeholders (internal customers) by representing issues to the customer on behalf of Vestas. In partnership with multiple sectors including operations, engineering, product oversight, sales, business advancement, legal teams, finance, bookkeeping, and contract administration, both at home and abroad, the account manager works to define targets, coordinate projects, handle problems, and perform other customer support activities.


The scope of each account includes all operational regions and revenue channels associated with that account, including but not limited to all forms of long-term and short-term service contracts, self-perform support agreements, aftermarket transactional sales, commercial settlements, or any other business transaction or interface that may occur in the assigned account.


The account manager is responsible for contributing to account plans and strategies to support the organizational vision and goals of the Vestas Service group. The account manager contributes content to customer business reviews or other customer engagements.


The role demands candidates with a comprehensive skill set that encompasses providing exemplary client service, engaging in effective dialogue, crafting agreements, and navigating computer interfaces while being adept problem solvers. Candidates will apply critical thinking skills and develop strategies informed by data and experience. Candidates should be resourceful, analytical, adaptable, and organized, with the ability to build rapport with clients and internal stakeholders. The candidate we are looking for will demonstrate a fervor for improving people's situations and uphold a commitment to customer service distinction.




Education and Degrees:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical sales, account management, sales engineering, or a customer service or support-related field is required.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in technical sales, account management, or customer service or support within a technical context
  • Experience in operations management will also be considered.

Industry Knowledge:

  • Preferred experience in renewable power generation.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Sharepoint, Power BI).

Software Familiarity:

  • Experience working with enterprise resource programs (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) software similar to SAP and Salesforce

Travel and Independence:

  • Ability to travel up to 5% for in-person customer or company engagements in North America, with quarterly visits to Portland HQ.
  • Proficiency in adapting to both group-centered projects and self-directed work scenarios.

Financial Acumen

  • Familiarity with corporate finance and accounting to understand budgets and profitability




  • CRM Task Management: Employ issue and case management methodologies, along with platforms like Salesforce, SharePoint, JIRA, or similar applications, to handle Customer Relationship Management (CRM) activities effectively.
  • Customer Communications: Deliver official letters, notices, and commercial settlements to customers. Facilitate understanding of complex contracts, legal documents, and technical/regulatory materials associated with each account.
  • Data Accuracy and Oversight: Oversee Customer account Master Data to ensure accuracy across all processes and systems. Facilitate customer access to information and provide administrative support for digital channels that engage customers.
  • Compliance and Feedback: Facilitate customer compliance and audit requests, including regulatory, ESG, CSR, ethics, and diversity matters. Analyze Net Promoter Score (NPS) surveys and other feedback sources to develop actionable responses.
  • Effective Communication and Soft Skills: Communicate and negotiate corporate-level business proficiently in English. Deploy soft skills and social tact during key customer engagements, such as trade shows, conferences, and business reviews.


What we offer

We offer an exciting position with great development opportunities in an inspiring environment at the world's number one wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility, and accuracy. You will become part of an international environment with a commitment to sustainability and safety and you will work among colleagues that take care of each other.

  • Great benefits coverage that includes dental and vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off policies 
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition assistance
  • Highly developed Training Program
  • Global bonus program


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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings. 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon