Senior Sales Manager - Automotive

Coventry Permanent £80,000 - £85,000 per year
  • in-vehicle infotainment, telematics and electrification company.
  • Solution based sales lead into OE accounts

About Our Client

Vehicle component Solutions Company focuses on commercialising and environmentally responsible automotive components and core solutions based on their proprietary technologies. A leading provider of core technologies for global car makers, the company is supporting the emerging mega trend of the whole vehicle industry. They are a leading system supplier in the fields of in-vehicle infotainment, telematics and electrification.

Job Description

The Senior Sales Manager will be:

  • Creating and maintaining a trustful customer relationships with automotive OEM's - JLR and alike
  • Preparing and managing customer quotations for new business
  • Coordinating of all change requests
  • Conducting trouble shootings initiatives with pre-series deliveries with customer senior manager level
  • Monitoring customer satisfaction and related KPI´s
  • Liaison with different stakeholder (internal) to solve customer requests
  • Promoting our technologies and product for new business opportunities
  • Participating and supporting strategic sales objective setting process
  • Managing and negotiating customer claims and requests towards the customer
  • Overseeing overall project status for the customer to identify risk for nominations
  • Ensuring legal framework for projects are set
  • Monitoring of sales performance / forecast / moving plan

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Sales Manager will have:

  • Degree level in Engineering, or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Several years of professional experience in a comparable position with an internationally active supplier or similar.
  • Experience in automotive infotainment, cockpit electronics, connectivity, vision systems etc. and related products
  • Awareness of Key Customer milestones and processes
  • Technical understanding, especially automotive electronics and software
  • Experience in preparing and managing customer quotations for new business
  • Assertiveness and negotiating skills

What's on Offer


80K-85K base + 8% Bonus + Company car

Robert Gilmore
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Phone number
+44 121 230 9356

Job summary

Job function
Technical / Industrial
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Robert Gilmore
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9356
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