Business Development Manager - Tier 1 & 2 Automotive

Expiring today

Location
Any UK Location
Salary
Attractive Basic Salary & OTE
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
PK4879
Job Function
Business development, Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – TIER 1 & 2 AUTOMOTIVE (PK4879)

 

A key opportunity exists to join a fast growing company that designs and manufactures its own customized solutions for FMCG markets. The appointed person will help the company achieve sales and profit objectives, specifically targeting new business in Tier 1 & 2 Automotive markets.

The Role:

  • Maintain & Develop existing accounts
  • New Business Development
  • Business Development Planning in conjunction with Marketing & Sales
  • Management and Research

Responsibilities:

Pre-sales:     

  • Developing new Accounts and fielding Enquiries
  • Customer Visits From initial introduction to developing ideas for innovative packaging concepts. Imaginative ideas drive the business forward. Selling these ideas to the customer.
  • Quotation “groundwork” Briefing designer on job specifications, obtain product samples, seek value pricing approach by understanding customer & market needs.
  • Samples / Prototypes These drive the product development process and enable customers to visualize the packaging and carry out trials. This aids the sales support process you will offer the customer
  • Quote filing/retrieval Crucial for progressing work & leads. Use of the CRM System

Sales Order:

  • SOP – Tooling Computer input, initiate procedure p/work, progress
  • SOP – Production Liaise with Design to verify specification, computer input, initiate procedure p/work, progress

Customer Liaison:

  • General sales enquiries Progress of orders, modifications, quality problems – liaise with sales, production, technical teams
  • Contact activities How is business, more business due, satisfied with service, building relationships

Requirements:

  • Proven B2B sales history ideally selling to Tier 1 and Tier 2 Automotive Sector.
  • Accurate use of CRM systems.
  • Technical knowledge is not a pre-requisite to the position. A degree of Mechanical Aptitude is a definite advantage. Although backed up by the wealth of technical experience in the company, the job-holder must at least be able to explain convincingly to prospective clients about manufacturing processes in relation to their particular project.
  • Problem solving, creative thinking.
  • Must have good communication (face-to-face and telephone) and teamwork skills,
  • Educated to A levels standard as a minimum. A working knowledge of Microsoft packages & CRM’s.
  • Our client is a friendly company that excels in teamwork but work sometimes involves pressure. A sense of humour is an asset!

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – TIER 1 & 2 AUTOMOTIVE (PK4879)

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