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Account Manager

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Grimbergen, BE, 1853

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Whirlpool Corporation (, founded in 1911 in the USA, is a world leader in the production and distribution of electrical and household appliances. Since 2015, the group has 70 production and R & D centers, employs 97,000 people in 170 countries and has an annual turnover of $ 21 billion. Whirlpool Belux, based in Strombeek-Bever, distributes the brands Whirlpool, Bauknecht, Indesit and KitchenAid.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">With a view to growth in their Kitchen segment, they are looking for a (m / f):


Account Manager

Antwerp / Limburg


Your tasks in this role : 


  • You are responsible for achieving the objectives in your own region (turnover & gross margin). The ideal candidate is highly margin driven.
  • You will manage an existing portfolio of customers and you will also expand the current distribution.
  • Building a relationship with your customers will be key for your success. No short term objectives and quick wins but growing sustainable together with your customer.
  • Be a partner for your customer: follow up his business, help him grow with Whirlpool.
  • Be a true Whirlpool ambassador, keep an eye on new market developments, work proactively and represent professionalism and quality
  • Ensure a timely delivery of the Whirlpool appliances and a qualitative service
  • Act as main point of contact between Whirlpool & your customer



Background and experience: 


  • First sales and / or prospecting experience
  • Preferably experience in a commercial position in the field, ideally in the distribution / retail / FMCG sector
  • You speak Dutch fluently with a good knowledge of French & English
  • Strong in building relationships, contact-able and with a view to cooperation, you build long-term quality relationships with your customers
  • Autonomous, flexible and organized, you know how to use your time efficiently
  • Assertiveness and persuasiveness
  • You know how to influence your conversation partners thanks to your enthusiasm, listening skills and professionalism.
  • You need to be able to work in a team & with different departments within Whirlpool



Working for an international group and representing well-known brands!

A professional company, known for its strong brands and where importance is attached to the development and innovation of new products and technologies. An employer with important values ​​such as Respect, Diversity, Team Spirit, Integrity and Spirit of Winning. A function with a variety of contacts and career perspectives. Autonomy is valued and you get the opportunity for initiatives and the chance to have an impact on the growth of the business. An attractive salary package with fringe benefits, including a variable part and company car.


About us :


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 21,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.’s EMEA Headquarters are located in Pero (MI), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at or find us on LinkedIn and Twitter 

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