Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial manufacturer, is seeking an Account Executive to join our Automotive Aftermarket sales team. This is a full-time position.
The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the automotive aftermarket, including the major manufacturers, customers, buying groups, and distribution channels. At least four years of industry experience and a four-year college degree are preferred, though consideration will be given to all qualified candidates. A strong technical background and understanding of automotive chassis, driveline, and engine components will be a plus for the candidate chosen.
The primary responsibility of an Account Executive is to achieve the assigned sales budget for existing customers, as well to seek out and obtain new customers based on the sales strategies of the organization. The ability to develop and build relationships with existing and prospective customers, as well as with Schaeffler associates both internally and globally will be key to success in this position. Periodic travel of up to 50% (including some weekends) will be required. Basic skillsets necessary to perform the responsibilities of the position are as follows:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong Negotiation skills
Strong MS Office skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Ability to multi-task with accuracy and effectiveness
This description is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of competencies and prerequisites. Other responsibilities may be assigned – either on a temporary or permanent basis – as deemed necessary by company officials. Position descriptions, or the employee’s job, may be modified or changed by the company at any time. This position description should not be considered to be a contract of employment.
Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a qualified, dedicated individuals to support Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket's location in Valley City, Ohio, 20 miles southwest of Cleveland.