Role details

Program Manager/Account Manager - Automotive

Detroit   •   USD80,000 - USD100,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global Automotive Manufacturer of Plastic Components
  • Leader in Plastic Interior and Exterior Manufacturing

About Our Client

Our client for the Program Manager/Account Manager - Automotive opportunity is a global leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic components and decorative finishing for the automotive industry.

This leading European based company has a strong reputation and is still a privately held family owned organization. With over 50 years of experience they are able to leverage strong relationships with material suppliers, strategic partners, and a global purchasing team that gives them an edge over their competition. In addition to a strong network of suppliers, this company invests year after year in research and development and even manufacturers their own paints and coatings for finishes. This organization is doing business with nearly every OEM and major tier 1 supplier.

Job Description

  • Conduct needs analysis to uncover customer needs and requirements for solutions
  • Serve is the main contact with the customers on all aspects of business including, purchasing, quality, program management, and engineering
  • Promote products and innovations to customers while ensuring profit margin objectives are met
  • Lead customer RFQ process and provide any and all commercial support
  • Work cross-functionally with project teams
  • Manage all aspects of new project launches
  • Ensure relevant project launch information in communicated effectively

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering (Engineering Preferred)
  • Must have technical aptitude and able to speak knowledgeably on technical applications
  • 3-7 years of Account Management OR Program Management experience (Automotive preferred)
  • Excellent communication and present skills to large and small groups
  • High sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Ability to travel domestic and international up to 25% (Most travel will be local, but occasional travel to Mexico is possible)

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary, bonus, phone, computer, benefits, 401K, global advancement opportunities

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