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Account Manager - Bilingual German (18-00483) in Southfield, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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Job Description

 GTA is unable to hire candidates that require H1-B visas to work in the U.S.  If you require an H1-B, please don't apply.
Title: Account Manager - Bilingual German (18-00483)
Location: Southfield, MI or Spartanburg, SC
Base Compensation: Open and Competitive
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Direct
Travel: Yes (Customer visits, visits to Michigan or Spartanburg, as well as potential plant visits)
Position Responsibilities:
  • Manage all commercial elements of a platform/program including:
  • Negotiating
  • Profit margin improvement
  • Cost savings
  • Engineering change activity
  • Monitoring target pricing where applicable
  • Responsible for tracking the receipt of purchase orders and tooling orders
  • Responsible for developing and submitting on-time quotations to the customer
  • Responsible for responding to new capacity study requests
  • Responsible for submitting new business quotations and associated cost breakdown information as required
  • Responsible for monitoring Customer Documents to ensure proper submittal to customer to ensure on-time payment
  • Responsible for championing weekly RFQ/ECN change meetings
  • Responsible for new business award and new RFQ kick off meetings
  • Responsible for being the Point-of-Contact for both the customer and the company
Position Requirements:
  • German verbal and written communication skills (Required)
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Knowledge of B2B (BMW & VW)
  • Knowledge of Covisint (Client)
  • Experience working in both a Commercial and/or Advanced Sales role
  • Ability to drive cross functional team activity and inputs for timely quote submissions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Power Point
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1. Please give a brief description of your experience as an Account Manager within the Automotive industry.
  2. Are you fluent in German? This position requires the candidate to be bilingual in English/German.
  3. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  4. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  5. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  6. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  7. What is your 'acceptable” and 'ideal base” compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  8. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  9. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  10. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.
Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms