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Sales Manager - Automotive

Type
Permanent
Uploaded
10/09/2019
Start Date
ASAP
Skills
Automotive, Flexible Printed Circuits, OEMs, Tier 1, Tier 2, Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager, Manufacturer
Location(s)
Kidderminster, Coventry, Birmingham, Tamworth, Worcester
Industries
Manufacturing, Sales, Engineering
Salary
£45000-£50000 per annum(Car, 20% Bonus)
Contact
Reference
AH10029D

Description

Sales Manager / Account Manager / Business Development Manager required to join a specialist manufacturer who supply into the automotive industry. My client manufactures engineered components used in the automotive industry and sell to OEMs, Tier 1s and Tiers 2s.

Candidates must have a proven background in sales, account management and business development into automotive OEMs, Tier 1s and Tiers 2s.

Package
£45,000 - £50,000 dependant on experience & knoweldge of flexible printed circuits
20% Bonus
Company car
Pension

Role
Working for a manufacturer selling into the automotive industry (whether that be OEM’s, Tier 1s or Tier 2s)
Responsible for maintaining long term relationships with key customers and maximising sales opportunities
Acquire a thorough understanding of customer needs and requirements
New business development and account management
Liaising with various engineering departments
Attend meetings and visits at all level
Play an integral part in generating new sales with key account customers
Willingness to travel throughout the UK and Europe when required – Office in Birmingham

Requirements
Proven experience within the automotive industry having sold to automotive OEM’s, Tier 1s and Tier 2s
Experience as an Account Manager, Sales Manager, Sales Engineer, Business Development Manager, or similar within the automotive industry
Knowledge of flexible printed circuits, connectors or similar would be advantageous
Technical engineering qualification or apprenticeship would be beneficial
Willingness to travel throughout the UK and Europe – Reasonable distance from Birmingham (frequent visits to the office)
Full UK Driving Licence

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