Account Manager

Job title: Account Manager 

Location: Michigan, USA 

About the client and role 

Our client a global manufacturing company is looking for Account Manager to oversee projects and business relationships with assigned accounts, exceeding customer’s expectations. 


  • To prepare the commercial price negotiation and approval for the strategy 
  • Oversee the commercial file process and ensure it has been updated onto the program and is documented internally  
  • Develop new business plans with a ROI in mind 
  • Oversee customer quotations specifically in regard to cost breakdowns 
  • Understand program costs and the bill of material  
  • Develop roadmaps for cost and financials to meet price and company targets  
  • Work with a variety of manufacturing processes and related costs (stamping, welding, assembly, etc.)  
  • Negotiate pricing and set costings for suppliers 
  • Direct involvement in spending and recoveries for all applicable areas. 
  • Be on hand to complete other duties when required 

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, Finance, or Business Administration. 
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience in account management (Stamping, Welding & Assembly) 
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in automotive account management, ideally in seating. 
  • Understand and be able to calculate Financial Measures (ROS, ROA, IRR, etc.) 
  • Have some experience and exposure to US and European OEM’s. 
  • Be able to communicate with all levels of personnel including customers & suppliers. 
  • Good Leadership, program management and technical capacity is preferred.  

About CLM 

At CLM, our unwavering dedication lies in enhancing the Automotive landscape. With a combined 25 years of international experience sourcing exceptional talent at C-suite, Leadership, and Management levels, with industry expertise across E-Mobility, Vehicle Technology and Traditional Tier One. We go above and beyond to ensure your needs always come first. 

Unfortunately, due to the high level of applications, we are not physically able to get back to every candidate that applies. Please follow our CLM page https://www.clmsearch.com/jobs/ for regular job updates and we hope to support you with your next venture. 

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