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KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER


At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Account Management Teams are responsible for selling TE's products, systems or services, providing detailed technical product information and maintaining relationships with customers in assigned geographic territory, industry or accounts.

The TE Sensors (TES) business unit of TE Connectivity has an opportunity for an experienced Key Account Manager (KAM) in the Transportations Automotive Sensors (TAS) group to drive revenue and new sensor business opportunities in the OEM automotive account base. The KAM is the focal point of contact for global OEM automotive customers and/or automotive Tier 1 suppliers. KAMs will identify, develop, and implement near-term and long-term business development strategies relating to the development of their most strategic customers. They will also manage specific customer accounts, with responsibility for customer relationship management, forecasting, sales support, and customer roadmaps. They identify market and customer opportunities and determine the feasibility of business and customer development. The KAM will coordinate with Field Application Engineers and Product Managers. The Key Account Manager for Sensors is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive OEM automotive sensor sales and business development strategy to grow a profitable sensors business. This position reports directly to the Regional Sales and BD Leader.

Work Location:

This is a remote position preferably located in Central or South part of Germany.

What You Will Be Doing:

As a Key Account Manager, you are responsible for:

  • Develop and execute a 5-year Customer strategic account plan to drive +10% annual profitable growth in OEM automotive and/or Tier 1 automotive suppliers
  • Map out complete sensor opportunities per vehicle and/or regional/global platforms
  • Go up and down customers’ organizations (engineering, purchasing, marketing, legal, etc)
  • Drive comprehensive communication and team alignment to deliver the Automotive Sensor strategic plan through support from customer care, quality, engineering, product management, operations, and legal
  • Manage executive relationships with major customers and business partners to ensure strategic alignment.
  • Drive go-to-market strategy in support of the Automotive Sensor strategy
  • Lead and stand accountable for the regular sales operations, including revenue generation, revenue monitoring and forecasting, new business development and design wins, and customer relationship management
  • TE Pipeline development and conversion to design wins and sales revenue
  • YoY revenue growth
  • 5-year strategic growth targets
  • Own sales funnel (SFDC) and maintain forecast accuracy
  • This role requires active engagement with customers, including activities such as commercial transactions, project identification and support, contract negotiation, issue resolution, and long-term technical partnerships
  • Stay updated on relevant local, regional, and global automotive regulations, market trends, and technology trends

What your background should look like:

  • BS in Engineering is required, MBA preferred
  • Must have 10 years or more experience with OEM automotive customers and/or Tier 1 automotive suppliers
  • At least 10 years or more in technical field sales or marketing
  • Sales/Engineering experience in the semiconductor or sensor industry a plus
  • EV/PHEV powertrain, brake systems, motors, battery, ADAS experience a plus
  • Clear, strategic thinker with the ability to execute on priorities
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Experience working with MS Power Point, Excel, Word, and Outlook (Salesforce is a plus)
  • Travel flexibility up to 75 % within the assigned territory or customer base and TE sites
  • Fluent English is a must, fluent German/Dutch/French is considered an advantage

What We Offer:

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $ base salary plus a sales BONUS (subject to change dependent on physical location).
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + lncentive(s) + Benefits

 

BENEFITS

•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

 

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

Location: 

München, BY, DE, 64625

City:  München
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  50% to 75%
Requisition ID:  99610
Alternative Locations:  Nürnberg
Function:  Sales & Marketing


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