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National Sales Manager – Automotive Plastics

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a leading international polymers manufacturer. The company is a leading provider of plastics for automotive application.

We are currently recruiting for an National Sales Manager – Polymers for automotive application, based in Detroit. The role will be reporting directly to the Sales Director.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility for automotive OEM and Tier management
  • Manage OEM relationships, maintaining good standing and  aiding in achieving sales plan
  • Drive increased share growth improving volume, sales revenue and profitability
  • Must be able to develop strong customer relationships across the customer’s organization utilizing company SBU and corporate management
  • Responsibility for business development bringing new business and aiding in increasing sales with existing accounts
  • Mobilizing the company resources to align with customer’s resources and needs.

To be considered for the role you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be located in or willing to relocate to Detroit
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with strong background in sales or business development, strong experience with engineering plastics
  • Good problem solver, ability to come to a diplomatic solution
  • Must have good technical knowledge
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or MBA
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to develop and maintain long term client relationships
  • Must have strong presentation skills
  • Must have a strong OEM and Tier network and negotiation skills
  • Able to understand key business drivers and to have the vision to identify long and short term market penetration opportunities
  • Regional travel 50% +

The expected salary for this role would be in the region of $100,000 – $130,000  plus OTE 20% plus added benefits.

Job Reference: CB-AUSM

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Salary Range

$100,000 - 130,000