Interim Sales Manager

Kendall Poole Consulting Ltd
West Bromwich
01 May 2018
19 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

  • A contract role, 3 months rolling
  • Responsible for all sales activities in regards to customer programs
  • Investigate on further potentials and customers on UK market for performance car seating
  • Acquire new business
  • Set up quotations and order negotiations in cooperation with engineering, costing, purchasing and operations
  • Yearly negotiations with the customers
  • Prepare presentations/Salesforce CRM
  • Sales reporting to Senior Sales Manager and Director
  • Build and manage customer relationships and support the customer information flow
  • Support active communication of potential improvements / innovations regarding products and pro-cesses (towards customer and internally)
  • Collaborate regarding customer group sales strategy
  • Reflect customer expectation and needs to Pre development / Innovation Team
  • Based in the West Midlands. Reporting into European Office

Candidate Requirements

  • Of graduate calibre, high levels of intellect
  • Excellence in sales and/or commercial program management within manufacturing
  • Automotive experience, either Tier 1 or 2 working for prestigious OEMs
  • Willingness to work in international teams within a matrix organisation
  • Good technical understanding of components or systems aligned to the automotive sector
  • Robust financial skills
  • Ability to proactively interpret emerging customer needs and communicate competitive positioning and product gaps to the organisation
  • Assertiveness and strong negotiating skills
  • Knowledge of brand value and development
  • Driving licence, flexibility for travel

The Company

A global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. This Tier 1 supplier creates quality products, services and solutions for the Automotive Sector. Based in the Midlands, within the heart of manufacturing and supporting the UK plants.

To Apply

Email your CV to Kendall Poole Consulting Limited reference HR/ISM/G or telephone to discuss the role in more detail with Helen Regan. Successful candidates will be contacted within 3 weeks.

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