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Account Manager UK

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF12795R Date posted 02/15/2024 Address Meriden Road, Coventry, England Job Type Full-time

OUR COMPANY – GENERAL OVERVIEW

ITW is a Fortune 250 global industrial company. Since our founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world's leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses.

ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 52 countries that employ more than 45,000 women and men. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 19,000 granted and pending patents.

ITW EU Regional AccountsDivision serves the Automotive OEM (Stellantis, Renault-Nissan, Volvo and JLR) and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling approximately $200M in revenues, 500 people.  Units include:  Beauchamp and Ingwiller, FR; Hone, IT; Basingstoke, UK and Bredaryd, SE.

The Division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW EU Regional Accounts enhance our customers’ competitive advantage by:

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in EU.
  • Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.
  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

Reports to:          Key Account Manager

  • A challenging and gratifying position within a very dynamic, experienced, and well-reputed international team.
  • Empowerment and autonomy in line with decentralized entrepreneurial culture.
  • Relations with numerous internal and external stakeholders
  • Contributing to the development of innnovative solutions for customers.

Main Focus and Challenges:

  •  Managing the commercial and technical Sales activities for our products in line with OEM and Division strategy.
  • Creating relations and developing our customer intimacy with key stekeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify key opportunities with customers related to core products and competencies.
  • Work closely with Sales leadership and Operations; leverage local market knowledge to focus on growing core products and introduce new ones applying an "outside" in discipline with meaningful $/Car, value proposition and a sustainable differentiation.
  • Nurture customer relationships that provide insight and a landscape where ITW has a competitive advantage.
  • Perform market analysis and project acquisition.

Qualifications:

THE PERSON - IDEAL PROFIL

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree - B.A./ B.S. in Business and /or Engineering or equivalent; Master's Degree a plus.Double competency: commercial + engineering is a big plus!!

Leadership & Management Competencies 

  • Strong leaderhip, interpersonal and communication skills, including the credibility to build, promote and maintain strong relationships internally and externally while working with remote regions.
  • An inner drive to understand, communicate and exceed established agreed upon goals.
  • Extensive  project management leadership skills for coordinaton of technical projects using a multi- disciplined team approach.

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Positive mindset, self-drive and initiative.
  • Very good negotiation and influencing skills across different hierarchical levels. 
  • Integrity and exemplarity.
  • Strategic thinking, strong capability to proactively identify risks and apply problem- solving skills with an innovative and flexible approach.
  • Willingness and ability to travel both domestically and world - wide ( mostly Europe)

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, political views, or any other characteristic.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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