Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility on a 'green field site' to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. As a Business Development Manager you will be responsible for the strategic direction of the divisions commercial department using your strong entrepreneurial approach.
Job title: Business Development Sales Manager
Industry: Automotive Tier 1 component manufacturer
Location: West Midlands
£90,000 package - Very competitive salary, company car, pension, bonus scheme
As a Business Development Manager you will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of the division's commercial department, using your strong entrepreneurial approach. You pro-actively manage customer relations; directing and managing all aspects of the Division's New Business activities, including Sales and Marketing, Capital Approval, Customer Service, Quoting, and all negotiations with Key Account OE Customers
o Actively manages commercial relationship with key automotive OEMs.
o Manage sales team and define measures for target achievements with respect to new business, prices management and budget requirements.
o Conducts and coordinates financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic business planning and quoting.
o Ensures that all the Division's goals for new customer projects are met and escalate deviations to the General Manager.
o Maintains RFQ/quote models and associated customer assumptions including capital and tooling approval.
o Supports manufacturing regarding all aspects of the commercial side of the business (SQA, Material, Engineer, etc.)
o Works closely with Engineering and Sales to secure profitable new business for the new Manufacturing Division.
Qualifications and Aptitudes:
To be successful in this role you will already have several years experience working in as a Sales Manager, Commercial Manager, Senior Key Account Manager or Business Development Manager and will see this a tremendous opportunity to establish and influence the sales and commercial direction within a successful automotive production facility.
Further more your experience will encompass some of the following key metrics;
o Senior management experience working within the automotive tier 1 supply chain with proven relationships with automotive OEMs (Honda, Nissan, Toyota)
o Experience of complex and high value product costing and commercial negotiations
o Able to facilitate the development of a results orientated environment and set high standards for self and department
o Degree level or equivalent in Manufacturing / Engineering/ Business related subject or equivalent
What's on Offer:
The opportunity to shape and be a instrumental in the success of a global brand operating factories throughout Europe. In addition our client is a leading manufacturer of engineered products into the automotive industry with engineering and manufacturing plants across the UK and Europe therefore offering tremendous career opportunities within the wider group.
In return our client is offering a very competitive salary, company car, management bonus, 32 days annual leave, pension, life assurance. More importantly they invest in their own employees offering clear opportunities for personal and career development.
Please apply on-line or call Jeetendra Tank for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020 technical-recruitment.co.uk
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