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Sales Manager - EU Trim

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/03/2016
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The Role:
Day to day management of commercial & programme activities

Working with internal & external customers and departments to support sales activities.

 Drive and increase trim business.
 Build up reliable customer relationship with BU or External customer at decider level.
 Identify & manage new business opportunities
 Manage Sales Account with P&L responsibility
 Negotiate series projects and contracts with customer on Senior Management level.
 Manage negotiation and closure of commercial issues.
 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.
 Generate and manage programme timing plans and present to BU or external customer
 Report out programme commercial status to senior level Trim MGR’s
 Create strong link between trim plant and BU/external customer
 Support excess management


Technical Skills
• Ability to work with MS PowerPoint, Word, Project, Excel
• Automotive experience
• Proven record of Sales/Commercial negotiation
• Experience in Project Work

• Seating experience (in Commercial, Programme Management or Engineering capacity)

• Degree qualification in engineering/business studies

• 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.
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