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Coventry, GB

Business Manager - Eagle Ottawa Leather

Business Manager - Eagle Ottawa Leather – Coventry, UK.


Company Overview

Eagle Ottawa is the world's largest supplier of premium automotive leather. We deliver the most luxurious, durable and performance-tested leathers to more OEM brands around the world than any other automotive leather supplier, while ensuring sustainable and responsible sourcing practices. Our premium leathers are designed for seamless integration with our industry leading secondary operations, exceeding customer expectations for quality and service. Additionally, the commitment of our employees – to be the best in the world at what we do – has made Eagle Ottawa the most respected leather manufacturer in the industry.


Position Overview

Eagle Ottawa - Lear Corporation is looking for a Business Manager that will be fully accountable for all commercial related matters and customer relationship development for several European OEM’s such as Volvo, Renault, Nissan and PSA (among others. This person will be responsible to maintain existing business portfolio and grow future sales and profitability through close customer management and strong business negotiation.


Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to)

  • Business Development – including identifying new businesses and creating different customer strategies.
  • Establish advanced engagements with customers and track potential opportunities
  • Improve profitability by suggesting and realizing new improvements
  • Customer pricing management
  • Take ownership of the program’s financial aspects
  • Communicate progress to OEMs and support them
  • Maintain financial reporting for all programs in Profile
  • Manage serial pricing on timely manner to avoid any discrepancies


To be a success in this role you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Fluency in French or Italian willl be desirable
  • Proven ability to develop new business opportunities
  • Strong customer relationships/network to convert leads into secured awards
  • Ability to build strong sales strategies
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Global key account management experience.