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  • Job reference: RMS0195165

Senior Account Manager Trim

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/06/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/07/18)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Role:
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Commercial ownership of assigned JLR programs
SCOPE OF THE POSITION
Working with internal & external customers and departments to lead sales activities.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
- Drive and increase JLR trim business.
- Build up reliable customer relationship with the company's BU and External customer at decider level.
- Identify & manage new business opportunities
- Manage Sales Account with P&L responsibility via pricing maintenance and profitability ownership
- Negotiate series projects and contracts with customer on Senior Management level.
- Manage negotiation and closure of commercial issues with timely conclusion
- Improve programme profitability (margin improvement)
- Negotiate Engineering change requests
- Maintain internal reporting (Plant improvement plans, growth plans, APR's, LPMP, etc.)
- Support PAR approval's.
- Report out programme commercial status to senior level
- Create strong link between trim plant and the company's BU/external customer
- Support material excess management

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
* Professional and confident approach
* Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
* Excellent communication and negotiating competences in English, outgoing, assertive, tenacious, dynamic
* Confident and eloquent
* Independent, cost conscious, effective and meticulous way of working.
 Support PAR approval's.
 Report out programme commercial status to senior level
 Create strong link between trim plant and Lear BU/external customer
 Support material excess management

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Ability to work with MS PowerPoint, Word, Project, Excel
* Automotive experience
* Proven record of Sales/Commercial negotiation
* Experience in Project Work

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Automotive Seating, Trim or High complexity commodity experience (in Commercial, Programme Management or Engineering capacity)
* Degree qualification in engineering/business studies

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