Key Account Manager

Murten, Switzerland

Posted: 16-Jan-2018

Ref#: S230/EU1704-48B

The Johnson Electric Group is the world’s leading provider of innovative motion systems and components for automotive applications, domestic equipment, office equipment, industrial products, consumer products and medical devices.  Our motion solutions adjust car seats and headlamps, run vacuum cleaners and power drills as well as 300 other applications worldwide.

For our Industry Products Group – Sales department in Murten, Switzerland we are looking for a:

Key Account Manager Switzerland (m/w)

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop very strong personal relations with customer decision makers at all levels and position Johnson Electric as a strategic partner, enact JE's priorities and negotiate effectively
  • Responsible for meeting budgeted profitability and turn-over targets
  • Understanding of technical specifications, feasibility analysis, project/application cost analysis, project time planning, sampling, validation plan, quality issues to support customers growth plans
  • Execute segment sales strategies and plans via internal collaboration and customer relationship management
  • Apply financial analysis for difficult business choices/projects and prepare various options considering short and long-term effects
  • Establish Discovery Driven Planning (DDP) process inputs (program, volume detail) and manage/track changes throughout the year
  • Coordinate, sales forecast and actuals data for accurate planning

Your Profile

  • Technical education with focus on electronics/electrotechnics and excellent commercial skills
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in selling electronic and electrotechnical products
  • Able to quickly analyse and conclude complex data and risks
  • Fluent in English and German, spoken and written. French is an asset
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills, proactive, customer oriented, team player
  • Ability to travel within Switzerland up to 30%-50%

What we offer

  • A highly independent and strategic position in a friendly work atmosphere
  • Being part of a rapidly growing and worldwide known manufacturing company
  • Fantastic and rewarding opportunity to work for a global technology leader
  • Work in international teams on innovative products 

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