SABIC Automotive Europe is now hiring an ambitious Technical Account Manager for South West Europe .
Job Purpose & Responsibilities
Growing our polymers business in the Automotive segments by successfully positioning our solutions in engineering resins and compounds at selected OEMs and Tiers.
If you are interested to use your skills and competencies in developing business, working with our customers on Interior, Exterior, Under-the-Hood, Glazing, Lighting and Structural applications, if you like to work in multi-disciplinary teams with Sales, Industrial Marketing, Technology, Product Management and Customer Service and if you are up for a dynamic International and Global environment, our team is the place to be!
Job Purpose & Responsibilities
Market Intelligence & Expertise
Identifying market needs & trends, sharing with Industry Marketing & Product Management
Identifying new customers and new business opportunities
Maintaining targets & projects in the company’s business systems
Building and sharing application, product, processing and characterization know how
Effectively and efficiently feeding and using the company’s internal support functions
Evaluating of new solutions developed by Industry Marketing and Technology & Innovation
Supporting application validation projects by Industry Marketing at customer base
Supporting product repositioning projects by Product Management at customer base
Executing special assignments in multidisciplinary marketing, product & technology teams
Rolling out of new solutions at customer base
Identifying and maintaining of business targets at customer base
Selecting, introducing and approving of products at specifying customer base
Acquiring application development projects at developing and producing customer base
Executing projects including product, process and application validation
Coordinating business start-up internally SABIC and at customer base
Identifying of share shift opportunities and providing of molding support
Providing technical customer support including product portfolio training
Handling, analyzing and reporting of technical complaints occurring at customers
Implementing of corrective actions i.r.t. complaints across multidisciplinary teams
Advising technically on outlet selection of restricted sales, blocked stock and rework
Bachelor or Master in Mechanical Engineering or Polymer Chemistry or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years of experience in a technical role concerning polymers, processing or design.
Product experience with engineering resins and compounds.
Proficient in the use of process tools e.g. LEAN-6 Sigma, familiar with ISO Quality Standards.
Industry experience in the area of Automotive is appreciated.
Ability to lead, direct, guide, plan & develop new projects and programs at customers.
Having good communication skills, being goal oriented, decisive and focused.
Enjoying a multicultural environment and working in multidisciplinary cross teams.
Fluent in English and Spanish in speech and writing, French is a plus.
Willing to serve customers outside the home base.