Automotive Account Manager

Recruiter
Network Recruitment Partnership
Location
West Bromwich
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A key manufacturer supplying automotive OEM businesses with high value and technically innovative components, are looking to recruit a Key Account Manager to provide service and support for all OEM automotive customers.

Key Account Manager - Automotive component manufacturer
Salary: c£45000 + car
Location: West Midlands

Key Responsibilities:
- Develop new business opportunities for automotive OEM business ( JLR, GM, Honda, Toyota, Nissan )
- Maintain strong relationships with customers purchasing and engineering functions to ensure that the company is in touch with the customers' needs and expectations.
- Negotiation of existing and new contracts including prices, terms and conditions and payment terms.
- Responsible for managing RFQ/ QAF and price agreements including raw material escalators, warranty rebates and sales campaigns.
- Responsible for preparing and delivering against monthly and annual sales forecasts be accountable for the results.

Experience required:
The successful Account Manager will be able to demonstrate previous Commercial Management, Sales Management or Key Account Management experience supporting UK automotive OEM's.
- Ideally educated to degree level - technical background and knowledge although not essential.
- Experience of working in automotive engineering component manufacturer / supplier environment.
- Previous exposure to Japanese or Asian automotive customers would be desirable.
- Negotiation with OEM purchasing function up to senior level, ability to prepare detailed quotations and proposals.
- Strong in both commercial and financial acumen.
- IT literate
- Wiling to travel extensively between plants and customers

The benefits:
In return the company can offer an attractive salary upto £45,000 + company car + pension contribution. Due to significant investment in new plant and facilities this company has seen a tremendous increase in orders for long term volume automotive business.

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020 technical-network.co.uk Technical Network recruits Engineers and Managers for the automotive, aerospace, electrical / electronic technology, energy, engineering and manufacturing, with a portfolio of services including advertising search, permanent and contract recruitment services.
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