Key Account Manager, Automotive Polymers

Confidential Company  •  Detroit, MI and Atlanta, GA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Automotive.

$80K - $150K
Posted on 08/09/17 by Kevin Meyers
Confidential Company
Detroit, MI
Less than 5 years experience
$80K - $150K
Posted on 08/09/17 Kevin Meyers

Key Account Manager, Automotive Polymers -  FT51941

Atlanta,GA (Preferred location)

Detroit,MI (More travelrequired)

Salary range: the lower level Program Manager type sales roles typically pay about 80-95k total compensation.  They report to an Account Manager level which can pay about $150k in total compensation.

Excellent Automotive Plastics Opportunity!

We're contracted by an industry leader in transportation/automotive polymer technology to recruit a key account leadership professional to manage their Transplant (Japanese and European) automotive sales and business development. Reporting to a mentoring executive team member, this role has direct responsibility for the Transplant OEM and Tier customer base. If you have a track record of success developing and launching new polymer, plastic, rubber, chemical technology programs at Ford, GM, Honda, Nissan, Toyota, VW/Audi, BMW or Daimler Mercedes, etc., excellent organizational and communication skills and are serious about a career move into a very profitable, growing industry leader with strong, mentoring management.

Big plus is to have some type of bulk material experience as the pricing and support is different as compared to parts business.  Big plus is experience with Body-In-White (BIW) applications or Body Systems.  Bulk materials can include coatings, adhesives, sealants, foams, acoustic materials, fabric, sheet metal, etc.  But, experience with plastic/rubber molded or extruded or metal parts can also be considered with preference in areas related to body sealing/weatherstripping, sunroof sealing and also the fastener companies as they typically deal with the entire vehicle system which is desirable.

Please send your resume in confidence together with reasons for considering a career move and approximate location and compensationrequirements for immediate consideration. We are currently scheduling interviews. If these opportunities are not appropriate for you, please know that not all positions are advertised. We encourage you to send your resume in confidence for internal review regarding all listed positions. All communications are confidential and we do not send any resumes to clients without candidate screening and approval!

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      1.  Senior level require significant experience managing accounts (Jr levels none)

     2.  NBD for polymer supplier to automotive OEMs and Tiers.

     3.    Experience with bulk polymers, resins etc., especially nylons is relevant

     4.    Big plus is to have some type of bulk material experience as the pricing and support

     5.   Big plus is experience with Body-In-White (BIW) applications or Body Systems.

    6.   Present Salary?

    7.  Salary Expectation?

    8.  Current Location?

    9.   Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

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