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Sales Manager - FORD

Date:  17-Jan-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  AUBURN HILLS HQ R&D
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  25279

 

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New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.

 

 

Position Summary: Integrated within the Sales Organization of a given Customer Business Unit (“CBU”), the Sales Manager is responsible for the Sales development for a specific Account or part of this Account (Development, Serial Life, Acquisitions), within a Division / Region.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and check/validate the commercial offers to answer on due time to the Customer requests\
  • Develop in-depth intimacy with Customer contacts (Purchasing, Engineering, Programs)
  • Manage a small team of Sales Engineers or interns
  • Responsible for quoting on-time / on-profit customer ECRs (“Engineering Changes Requests”) negotiation
  • Supports the negotiation of ECRs and claims
  • Participate in continuous improvement idea discussions in business efficiency and cost reduction
  • Capitalizes on knowledge and shares best practices / lessons learned across organization and within the site
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and adherence to
    • Faurecia Group Code of Ethics
    • Faurecia Group Code of Management
    • Faurecia Group Environmental Policy
    • Faurecia Group Quality Policy
  • All other duties as assigned by the company

 

Position Specifications

Authorities:

  • Submit new business and ECR quotes to the customer and negotiate on Faurecia’s behalf
  • Update CBU Cash IN and invoicing Forecast for assigned programs
  • Manage team of sales engineers/analysis yearly performance reviews/STAR/IPD
  • Coordinate development program team across multiple functions (Costing, Controlling, Engineering, Purchasing, Logistics) to meet customer request deadlines.

 

Knowledge / Skills:

  • Fluent in English
  • Business model, industry, and products knowledge
  • Strong competencies in relationship management, and negotiation
  • Comfortable with financials
  • Good communication and presentation skills, and capacity of empathy
  • Business international mindset
  • Accountable and results oriented – Get the things done
  • Team player and ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Time management and prioritization skills

 

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience with successful track record with different assignments
  • Established personal relationship with one or two OEMs within the relevant markets
  • Bachelor’s Degree (business or engineering preferred)

 

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Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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