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Account Manager

Automotive Search Consultants
Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
$90,000 - $110,000
January 17, 2017

Our client is a Tier I automotive supplier of powertrain systems and components. Due to growth in their business they have a need for an Account Manager. This is a direct-hire position and it will be based in the metro Detroit area.

This position is responsible for identifying new business and maintaining current business with the automotive OEMs and Tier I suppliers. This will include cultivating customer relationships, ongoing sales planning, business development, and account management.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Function as key contact person to customers

* Identify and grow new business opportunities

* Provide customer and competitor intelligence necessary to win business

* Promote company as strategic partner to customers

* Develop and implement quote schedule to meet customer expectations

* Make quotations for new business RFQ and engineering changes

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

* Bachelors degree preferred

* 3+ years total experience in sales

* Previous automotive sales experience with the OEMs is required

* Experience with powertrain-related components is preferred (HVAC, fluid handling systems, fuel systems, thermal systems, etc.)

* Strong leadership skills and coaching skills

* Strong communication skills

* Self-motivated and self-directed