Account Manager - Automotive Trim Sales

Recruiter
Caresoft Global Ltd
Location
Coventry
Posted
19 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LOCATION Coventry UK

REFERENCE: SalesCG

Maturity Cover for a 15 months contract opportunity has become available to Lead the Trim Sales managers for UK, FR and Italy business.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the trim sales team, mentor and impart best practice
  • Report and track financial performance at each build milestone
  • Build up reliable customer relationship with internal departments or External customer
  • Quote new business opportunities
  • Commercially manage assigned programs
  • Manage negotiation and closure of commercial issues.
  • Generate and implement an ideas roadmap to Improve programme profitability (margin improvement)
  • Negotiate Engineering change requests
  • Maintain internal reporting (Plant improvement plans, growth plans, APR’s, LPMP, etc.)
  • Support capex spend approvals.
  • Foster strong relationships between trim manufacturing operations, sales, PM and engineering
  • Recovery of excesses and obsolete materials from customer

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Skills

Required

Advanced excel skills with ability to filter detail and ensure quotation accuracy and consistency throughout projects and consistent customer approach

Automotive experience

Proven record of Team leadership and Commercial negotiation

Experience in Project Work

Preferred

Automotive Seating, Trim or High complexity commodity experience (in Commercial, Programme Management or Engineering capacity)

Qualifications

Required

Degree qualified in a technical (Engineering) discipline

Preferred

French speaker would be beneficial

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
  • Self-motivated, confident, flexible and able to work to time sensitive schedules.
  • Must be able to integrate into the team and understand the technical aspects of the business quickly.
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good team player.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work in pressurized environment
  • Confident in dealing with queries from internal and external suppliers / customers.

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Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency.
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries.

No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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