Sales Account Manager

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019738
Date Posted:Apr 19
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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A growing and profitable Automotive Supplier in the Royal Oak, Michigan area is in need of a Sales Account Manager. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays and Vacation.


  • Win targeted sales, and satisfy the demands of the customer by providing the highest level of customer service.
  • Maintain relationships between customers and company while maximizing on opportunities to receive future business.
  • Win targeted sales, develop strategic plans for specific customer accounts and assist the VP Sales in the development of long term plans, including sales and budget forecasts.
  • Act as a liaison between customer and company in all areas of Production, Purchasing, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Accounting.
  • Meet with Asian OEM Customers on a regular basis to follow-up on current issues/concerns, engineering changes, quality issues, potential future business, etc.
  • Coordinate customer visits and visits with required company personnel.
  • Accurately and efficiently complete call reports, activity schedules and any other company required documents.
  • Monitor due dates for customer deliveries and consults with various departments to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Coordinate and complete all required paperwork for new product/program launches.
  • Meet customer cost reduction targets - coordinate and track cost reduction programs.
  • Review quote sheets and cost estimates to maximize profitability and competitiveness and negotiate with customers as necessary.


  • Minimum five years sales related experience in the automotive/manufacturing industry.
  • Strong experience selling automotive metal stamped parts.
  • Effective sales and negotiating techniques.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprint drawings.
  • Basic technical expertise in stampings environment.
  • Working knowledge of Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • General knowledge of TS 16949 requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to use problem solving and decision making skills when faced with various customer concerns/issues.
  • Creative, innovative sales approach and techniques.
  • Computer skills i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, GroupWise.


If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

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