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Account Manager

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Cooper Standard Novi , MI 48377

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for achievement of profitable growth targets and day to day commercial management of assigned programs. Contributes to developing, maintaining and establishing the customer relationship. Responsible for achieving established priorities and departmental goals.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute strategic plan for the customer and/or product to achieve profitable growth

  • Prepare and lead the new business strategy and drive cross functional team to complete critical success factors to achieve assigned net new business goals

  • Contribute to management of customer business plan or productivity programs internally and externally

  • Work with Engineering, Operations, Purchasing and Cost Estimating to ensure quotes are competitive, accurate and submitted on time for customer and/or product

  • Maintains part pricing matrix, closure of all open financial/economic issues and coordinating part transfers

  • Track and monitor progression on raw material pricing and other economic agreements (ie. amortizations)

  • Lead and develop cross-functional customer relationships with all disciplines

  • Develop cross-functional internal relationships (Sales, Engineering, Operations, Purchasing, Cost Estimating, etc.)

  • Develop and lead price negotiations with the customer ensuring consistency at the customer level

  • Support and mentor Sales Analysts

  • Understands and properly utilizes internal systems and procedures such as Windchill, enter

Proj, ISM, PDMLink, AutoQuote, Vanguard, Sales Release (ST1), WERS, TeamCenter and SharePoint

  • May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration or engineering required

  • Five years or more of experience working with automotive OEM customers and demonstrated ability to be autonomous in customer management

  • Understanding of OEM manufacturing and assembly environments

  • Technical knowledge to discuss product capabilities

  • Ability to articulate complex ideas and communicate effectively with customers and cross-functional teams

  • Ability to make decisions on customer requests varying from program support to profit margin, which affects long term profitability

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with exceptional negotiating abilities

  • Project management skills are desired with excellent ability to prioritize, multitask and organize

  • Ability to articulate complex business case proposals to internal and external management

  • Strong, polished presentation and negotiation skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary

Work Environment/Work Conditions:

  • Professional Office Environment

  • Must wear proper personal protection equipment while on manufacturing floor

  • Travel to manufacturing facilities or customer locations when required

  • Equipment used requires proper training on the potential for and avoidance of injury

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Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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Account Manager

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Cooper Standard