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Aluminium Director (Automotive), Switzerland

Redstone Commodity Search
Geneva, GE, Switzerland
CHF 130,000
February 20, 2017

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Redstone Commodity Search are working with a leading metals producer seeking a marketing director for their automotive business unit in Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

• In charge of establishing, developing and leading the global product and market development team for the transportation sector

• Focusing on aluminium Body-in-White (BIW) and components for light vehicles; performing S&D (top down & bottom up) and SWOT analysis to develop long-term forecasts and new business opportunities

• In charge of developing regional B2B and B2C marketing activities for the automotive segment

• Identifying product development needs (new product development (NPD) & product enhancements) aligned at key customer needs to support the sales department

• Reports into the Marketing and Sales Director.

Key Qualifications / Experience

• At least 5 years’ experience in a marketing or sales role at an international car producer and / or tier one metals supplier to the sector

• Strong background in managing market and product development projects; excellent S&D and SWOT analysis skills

• Excellent knowledge of the application of aluminium, aluminium alloys and other metals in the automotive and transportation industry is a must

• Strong technical knowledge of aluminium; production technologies / metallurgy

• Located in Switzerland / happy to relocate

For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Commodity Search ltd works with their licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH. All candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

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