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CrowdSourced Recruiting Bluffton, OH
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Entry Level - Sales Specialist/Account Manager Trainee (NW Ohio)

We have partnered with a Global Tier 1 Automotive Supplier to lead a search for their Entry Level Sales Specialist/Account Manager Trainee role at their NW OH Plant.

This role will eventually oversee their largest Automotive OEM Account and has tremendous room for growth

General Position Summary:

This position is responsible for handling sales and sales-related activities for the Company’s products in North, Central and South America. Duties for this position include maintaining good communication with both current and prospective customers to expand future business

Must Have’s:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree or 1-year experience in Sales/Account Management
  2. Trainable
  3. Detail Oriented with professional demeanor. This role requires interaction with customers in person and on the phone.

Essential Job Functions:

Existing Accounts Maintenance / Customer Service

  1. Responsible for maintaining good communication and relationships with current customers by providing comprehensive support that includes responding to requests for quotations and information, referring other internal support for assistance, etc.
  2. Builds customer relationships and maintains and improves customers’ satisfaction. (Quality Cost Delivery Development)
  3. Communicates with both customers and the Company’s internal personnel for problem resolutions.

New Business Development

  1. Promotes sales and sales activities of new model parts and increase its market share.
  2. Collects and develops information on new automobiles for development.
  3. Collects and develops information on customers’ purchasing patterns.
  4. Collects and develops information on competitors.
  5. Develops strategies and plans to promote activities to receive orders for new automobiles’ parts.
  6. Negotiates with customers regarding quotes and prices. Receives RFQ (Request for Quotation) from customer, obtains costs details and prepares customer quotes, and determines prices

Sales Management

  1. Responsible for planning and managing sales and variation analysis including the following items:
  • Researches and obtains information for the number of automobiles in production based on each car maker (car manufactures) and develops plans for the number of automobiles in production.
  • Periodic maintenance of new and current parts’ lists.
  • Develops plans for APR (Annual Price Review) and collection of Material Increase (MI).
  • Sales plans development and reporting.
  1. Analyzes differences between sales plans and actual results
  2. Promotes cost planning activities on new automobile parts to ensure profits.

Sales Administration

  1. Responsible for negotiations with customers for APR and the collection of MI.
  2. Communicates with (Deploys) the Company’s internal personnel/department for annual original cost reduction requests.
  3. Examines the Company’s internal personnel/department for annual original cost reduction items.
  4. Manages Accounts Receivables.
  5. Negotiates with customers regarding delay of payment, as needed.
  6. Issues (develops) internal settlement reports on final accounts for bad debt.
  7. Prepares weekly and trip reports in order to communicate sourcing, APR/MI status, cost planning issues and activities.

CrowdSourced Recruiting


Bluffton, OH