Senior Account Manager Automotive
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER AUTOMOTIVE GERMANY
You are commercially responsible for growing the business within SABIC´s Automotive segment located out of Germany. You will identify, develop and close new business opportunities at accounts, OEM’s and related Tier1’s within the Automotive segment.
You need to find a good balance between strategic customer approach and short-term goals. You should develop a good relationship within all hierarchy levels at direct customers, converters, at specifiers (OEM’s) and within SABIC.
You are responsible to bring “Voice of Customer” to SABIC’s Product Marketing team to better identify new product introduction opportunities that enable the application development process.
You will report to the Director Automotive Sales Europe and work closely together with the Technical, R&D and Marketing departments.
Regarding work location, you can either choose for a home office and/or SABIC’s German HQ in Düsseldorf. You will be travelling up to 60% of your time.
For this position we are looking for an energetic and ambitious Senior Account Manager with the ability to work independently and lead, direct, guide, plan & develop new projects & programs.
- Bachelor’s/Master’s degree.
- 7+ years’ experience in plastics is a must.
- Fluency in German is a must. Good command of the English language.
- Knowledge of the automotive industry is a nice-to-have.
As a person you:
- Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Are a team player who possesses a strong desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and goal-oriented organisation.
- Have the ability to manage complex business situations.
- Have a stable performance under pressure, time management and prioritisation.
SABIC, headquartered in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Petrochemicals, Specialties, Agri-Nutrients, and Metals. They supply these materials to other companies, who use them to make products on which the world has come to depend. At SABIC, they believe in using chemistry to power the ambitions of their customers, business partners, employees and societies we live in. They call this “CHEMISTRY THAT MATTERS™”.
In Europe, SABIC employs over 5,000 professionals and is running 6 world-scale production sites and 4 technology & innovation centers. They are present in almost every European country. Major locations within their broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (Netherlands), Bergen op Zoom (The Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium). Based upon this strong fundament, SABIC is a key producer of olefins, polyolefins, engineering thermoplastics resins, films and sheets.