Technical Sales Manager

  • Decotek Automotive
  • Collinstown, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 28/08/2023
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

DECOTEK Automotive is based in the Irish midlands employing approximately 320 people in a highly skilled manufacturing environment. We design, develop and manufacture premium exterior trim components for the global automotive industry customers.

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Sales Manager. This role will be full-time. Working hours will be Monday-Friday 08.00-16.30.

At Decotek Automotive the Technical Sales Manager will work closely with the Product Development & Sales teams to ensure the success of new and existing projects, and help meet the revenue needs for the organisation.

 Principal Accountabilities:

·     Develop new business opportunities with Automotive OEM and Tier customers.

·     Technical and commercial evaluation of sales enquiries, ensuring that all relevant information is available.

·     Build strong relationships with customers to understand their needs and provide technical solutions.

·     Lead, contribute to and / or convene technical review meetings to assess proposals when required.

·     Analyse data on projects to identify trends and opportunities for improvement.

·     Assist with the preparation of technical proposals and presentations for customers.

·     Attend industry conferences and events to stay informed about the latest trends and network with potential customers.

·     Liaise closely with the senior management team and provide support to other areas of the business i.e. design, projects, manufacturing, controls and the installation / commissioning teams.

·     Provide inputs on pricing structure according to market intelligence on price trends, consumption analysis, sales terms and conditions, customer profiles to ensure target profit margins.

·     Identifying emerging markets to find new sales opportunities.

·     Defining and executing territory sales plans.

Skills and Experience:

·       Minimum 5 years of sales and business development experience in the automotive sector calling on OEM and Tier customers

·       Degree in engineering or in business administration

·       German speaking would be a distinct advantage

·       Accountable & results oriented, team player

·       Demonstrated ability to solve complex technical problems with accounts in complex technical environments

·       Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills

·       Highly motivated, driven, and self-sufficient able to work independently

·       Strong analytical skills to identify trends and sales patterns

Interested? What can Decotek offer you?

  • We provide 21.5 days of annual leave plus your 10 statutory bank holidays
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family, offering up to 8 free counselling sessions, and many more wellness benefits
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Health & Safety Bonus
  • Bi-Annual Events including Summer BBQ & Xmas Dinner

 We'd love to hear from you. Please hit the link to apply, or get in touch via our careers page for more information on any of our open vacancies @ Decotek Automotive Ltd.