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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Sales Manager Region France in Meudon La Foret, France

As Sales Manager you would work foremost with OEM customers in the French region and manage the French accounts team. You create long term relations with customers and key stakeholders at different levels. Negotiate contracts and prices with customers in line with the Commercial strategy GPT. Monitor defined KPI’s (Opportunity management, price management, recoveries etc.) and monthly forecast for your customers, yearly budget planning (good Excel skills). You are also responsible for managing customer escalations at working and senior levels.

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Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage team of account managers, optional also application engineers.

  • Ensure that we meet/exceed regional goals.

  • Represent Sensata in management meetings with clients.

  • Reports regional progress to internal management.

  • Controls pipeline development.

  • Drives innovation.

  • Drives team development.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree level in Engineering/technical business administration

  • Minimum 5-10 years sales experience in the automotive market

  • First management experience

  • Profound understanding of and ideally existing network to main customers in Europe

  • Excellent communication skills, plus a high degree of self-motivation, self-organization and determination

  • A natural commercial attitude (ability to close a deal), a focus on contributing to the customer requirements and a drive to solve problems rather than report them

  • Commercial skills, negotiating skills customer orientation, presentation skills, understanding for future business potential

  • Fluency in English + French is essential

  • Used to work towards tough commercial goals rather than daily micro-tasks.

  • Willing to travel mainly within Europe

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