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Manager Sales

United States - SC - Fountain Inn

Job Description

- Identify new commercial opportunities and manage existing business
- Develop business plans for new opportunities that align with Business Unit Strategic Plans and achieve profitable growth
- Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.
- Collection and analysis of information / data regarding customer satisfaction as well as initiation and follow up of improvement measure
- Active communication internally and externally regarding potential product and process improvements / innovations
- Understand the requirements of existing customers to ensure their needs are being met
- Collaborate with and coordinate diverse teams (Costing, Eng., BU, ME, Innovation, Operations, etc.) to drive new business
- Collaborate with Account Managers to engage customers and manage relationships (new and existing)
- Cold call as appropriate to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.
- Meet potential customers by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
- Identify decision makers within the customer organization.
- Research and build relationships with new customers.
- Set up meetings between customer decision makers and Yanfeng’s leaders as appropriate.
- Support yearly price negotiations
- Proven experience in sales and/or marketing and managing relationships with automotive customers.  Experience with Asian OEM’s is preferred.
- Submit weekly progress reports and ensure data is accurate.
- Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system.
- Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets.
- Commercial awareness partnered with a strategic mindset.
- Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.
- Ability to think outside the box and be creative to resolve commercial issues.
- In-depth understanding of market research methods and analysis.
- Account management, including regular visits to key customers to provide product updates and maintain customer relations (building trust with our customers)
 
•              Bachelor’s Degree in engineering / economics
•              3-5 years in Sales & Project Management, leadership role
•              6-8 years’ experience within Automotive Industry
•              Commercial / technical knowledge
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Published: 09/17/2021
Job Field: Sales & Marketing
Location: United States - SC - Fountain Inn
REQ. NO.: 20211541
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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