Salary - up to 55,000 plus benefits
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a reputable Automotive supplier with an great reputation in the market and an enviable customer base. The business offers a flexible and attractive package, training and development and the opportunity to meet customers internationally.
Reporting to the Sales Director you will Manage the business's numerous European Automotive accounts, striving to grow these and also identify new business opportunities. You will also manage a small team and their performance.
This role is office based so will require you to be based in a commutable distance from Preston when not on the road with customers.
Develop the business with international based OEM Automotive customers
Report on customer's expectations and opportunities
Achieve progress in the further establishment of suppliers at customer through -
Win interest of the customer
Understand the customers engineering needs
Support technical and quality audits from a sales perspective
Provide attractive quotations
Present product concepts
Create cost breakdowns
Ultimately win orders
Commercial follow up of development projects
Manage a team of Account Manager's covering multiple OEM customers
Cash management with customer
We are looking for either an established Sales Manager or an Account Manager capable of stepping in to an Sales Management role.
A minimum of 4 years experience in Sales within a manufacturing environment (unfortunately candidates with aftersales, dealership or telesales experience will not be considered)
Ability to work self-motivated, independent and in international reporting line
A natural seller with strong Sales skills
A persuasive, motivating and winning personality
Competent in creating and holding professional presentations with demanding customers
Experience managing teams through KPI's and performance management reviews
Automotive supply experience
Technical engineering experience - able to read CAD drawings
A second language - ideally German, French, Italian or Spanish
This role is situated Preston and commutable from most locations in the North West.
This role is an urgent requirement and we are experiencing high levels of applicants so if interested please apply today!