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Senior Sales Manager

  • Location

    Basildon, Essex

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Paul Branton

  • Contact email:

    paul.branton@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    70000

  • Salary low:

    50000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH45804

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Sales Manager
£Competitive plus benefits
Brentwood
Automotive Tier 1 Supplier

A Sales Manager is required to coordinate all sales activities for a major European Automotive OEM account. Candidates with experience managing Tier 1 or Tier 2 component sales activities within an automotive OEM would be well received.

Due to increased workloads this company, a leading global Automotive Tier 1 Supplier based in Brentwood requires a proactive Sales Manager to take responsibility for a major Automotive OEM account. As a Sales Manager you will be required to:

  • Interface with mid-level management and decision makers within the client's Purchasing, Engineering, and STA teams
  • Support your team members in their activity with the customer by participating regularly to customer meetings (progress reviews, quality reviews, commercial global meetings)
  • Drive and deliver the Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • Ensure that a commercial agreement is reached with the customer about changes before change introduction or launch
  • Ensure follow-up of the productivity negotiation, in particular that the conditions defined during the negotiation are respected by both parties
  • Manage and contribute to the development of the Strategic Account Plan (SAP)
  • Support claims negotiation at the appropriate level with the customer


The Sales Manager should have the following skills or experience:

  • Ideally Degree qualified in an engineering discipline
  • Proven Automotive OEM component sales experience
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Results oriented with strong written and oral communications skills


This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Automotive Tier 1 or Tier 2 sales experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Brentwood based Automotive Tier 1 Supplier will offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • Bonus
  • Car
  • Pension
  • An opportunity to work for a respected global Automotive Tier 1 Supplier

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience of automotive Tier 1 or Tier 2 sales and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Sales Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

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