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Sales VIE

Date:  19-Apr-2021
Country/Region:  CZ
Contract Type:  VIE
Requisition ID:  16097

Title:                Trainee / VIE Sales Engineer BMW


Reports to:           Sales Manager

Duration:           6 / 12 month plus option to extend by 12 month

Location:           Pilzen, CZ Republic

Language:         English, pot. German




The VIE / Intern Sales BMW  is supporting the Sale Manager BMW for all Sales activities with BMW for Faurecia Automotive Seating. He reports to to the Sales Manager and will work on different Sales Management objectives during the period of employment.


The VIE Sales will start with a orientation phase supporting the Sales Organization. After those Sales Fundamentals, based on skill and interest, the VIE will manage specific Sales tasks in own responsibility.


The main missions of the role are:

  • In association with the Development Team, Plant Team, Costing, Productivity Expert, etc. apply the Group standards (Faurecia Excellence System and Program Management System) in order to ensure the commercial viability of a Program or Series Production.
  • Ensure permanent contact with various customer departments, including involving Faurecia teams like Engineering or Manufacturing when necessary.
  • Coordinate the implementation of technical and commercial offers.
  • Negotiate part, development or tooling costs in consultation with the Sales Manager and the customer.
  • Ensure the evolution of permanent part pricings in line with the Divisions budget.
  • Validate the profitability of offers before submitting to the customer and maintain track record and resulting margin of all submitted offers


The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Master's Degree in Economics or Engineering with preferable  specialization in Sales
  • First experience in sales and / or  industrial environment
  • Results orientation with strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization and multi-cultural teams
  • International mind set, strong analytical skills
  • Fluent in English (German a plus)



The length of the VIE is 12 or optional 24 months, of the Trainee 6 or 12 month. Location of the VIE / Trainee position is Pilsen CZ Republic and the relevant Customer will be BMW located in Munich.

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