KEY ACCOUNT SALES ENGINEER (M/F/D)

Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, and with business activities globally, Ashimori Industry designs, produces, and sells innovative automotive safety systems and functional products, such as disaster prevention equipment and other industrial materials.
Customers are our focal point. And in close cooperation with them our European branch in Southern Germany works to ensure their complete satisfaction with our products. Our role is to use our full range of expertise to serve and support our customers.


As a Key Account Sales Engineer, you will fulfil a central function and play a key role in the success of our company.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Head of Ashimori Europe in the operational and strategic management of new interior and safety-relevant products and technologies for our German OEM customers
  • Being a competent contact person for our customers, presenting customized products and solutions and identifying new business opportunities
  • Establishing a professional, working, and consultative relationship with our customers by developing a core understanding of the individual business needs
  • Planning, organizing, optimizing, and directing business activities to drive and achieve set targets
  • Keeping an eye on maximizing our success and define appropriate measures for project proceeding
  • Implementing quotation requirements by analysing specifications and tenders
  • Preparing and following up on offers through to project negotiations
  • Working closely with our Development Team in the Japanese Headquarter, adopting, and optimizing the product design according to customer’s requirements
  • Management and controlling/monitoring of the development project and schedule in cooperation with our global production facilities
  • Being the product expert and responsible for the acquisition of new customers and product promotion to expand our European business
  • Continuous monitoring of the market and competitors in Europe (market research)

Requirements / Your Profile:

  • Completed studies in the field of mechanical engineering, or comparable qualification
  • 4 to 5 years of experience ideally in the automotive sector or other industry
  • Expertise in the field of engineering, including practical experience from managing international projects
  • Analytical skills
  • Motivation, strong communication skills, assertiveness, and strong social and intercultural skills
  • Independent and results-orientated approach
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and German (additional foreign language skills such as Japanese are of advantage)
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel inside Germany
  • Ideally, you are based in the Stuttgart area or willing to relocate

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Work Location: Sindelfingen
Expected Start Date: 15/06/2024

 

Interested candidates please send your resume to:

ashimori@pr-europe.com

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