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Account Executive in Rochester, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

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Job Description

Account Executive 


Our client is an automotive supplier looking to add an Account Executive to sell to automotive OEM’s and Tier 1 companies. This position offers a lot of freedom and provides the opportunity for career growth. This company is very flexible and open to hearing new ideas that are brought in. Our client offers great benefits and a competitive salary with a bonus.   

The Account Executive must have 5+ years of selling to automotive OEM and Tier 1 companies

Account Executive Requirements:

  • Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years automotive experience calling on OEMs and large Tier 1 suppliers.
  • Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant degree field.
  • Candidate must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Candidate must be computer literate with experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Office.

Account Executive Description:

  • Planning and assessing the feasibility of project opportunities for our clients based on customer requirements.
  • Presenting and explaining project proposals to clients.
  • Working with the clients to develop the proper RFQ responses to meet the customers’ needs in terms of quantity, quality, and location.
  • Assisting our principals with the realization/industrialization of awarded business at profitable levels, and managing quality and logistic requirements through product launch.
  • Providing after sales support via telephone, video conferencing, email and on-site visits.
  • Working with engineering, production and quality departments at our clients to improve the product and/or lower the cost based on customer feedback.
  • Representing client companies in exhibitions and trade shows in the S. E. US.
  • Searching out new sales opportunities for our principals at the OEMs and the larger Tier 1 suppliers in the S.E.
  • Monitor the market for potential new clients that firm could represent
  • Candidate should be able to manage their time and be able to handle multiple principals and customers.
  • Candidate must be able to communicate with customers and principals clearly and effectively.
  • Candidate must be able to work effectively with all levels in different manufacturing organizations (customers and principals).
  • Candidate will be assist in negotiations of long-term supply agreements on behalf of our clients.
  • Logistics, manufacturing engineering, packaging engineering experience helpful.


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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