Our client is a multi-billion-dollar globally diversified company that designs and manufactures various engineered components and products. Their growing automotive business unit, which exceeds one billion dollars in sales, is comprised of four main product segments with operations on three continents. Their customers include OEM and Tier 1 automotive companies. The company continues to experience growth in a rapidly changing environment as a leading manufacturer of specialize comfort components.
The Technical Sales Engineer is responsible for the planning, development and execution of the OEM and Tier-1 customer acquisition strategy to profitably grow the business for the company. He/She will be responsible growing the North American automotive customer base within the global business context. The Technical Sales Engineer will assist in enhancing and implementing pursuit strategy, as well as refine a budget for product revenue growth. He/she will identify unique value propositions and position company as a lead solutions provider in areas consistent with future growth portfolio objectives. This individual must have strong written and communication skills, as well as excellent customer relations skills.
This position reports to the: Vice President of Marketing & Strategy
The successful candidate must be an expert in creating solutions within a highly engineered/technical product mix at the OEM level. He/she should develop, maintain and leverage relationships within the engineering function to secure business at the pre-RFQ stage. He/she will be one of the “faces” of the company, experienced in communicating with the customer at all levels; including C-suite and top engineering and purchasing executives. This candidate will align, embrace and embody the values of the company; Communication, Continuous Improvement, High Expectations, Accountability, Speed, Quality, Teamwork and Integrity.
You will identify unique value propositions and position the company as the lead technology provider in the areas consistent with our future portfolio and convenience products.