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Korntal, DE

Sales Project Manager (m/w/d)

Sales Project Manager (m/w/d) - Eagle Ottawa Leather – Korntal-Münchingen, Germany




Company Overview:


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of talented employees in 38 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world. 


Lear's 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 Sales Project Manager that will support and assist in commercial related matters and customer relationship development for our OEM customers. This position offers potential opportunity to further grow within the team.

This person will be responsible to support the existing business portfolio and grow future sales (incl. profitability through customer management and business negotiations).


Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to)

  • Support of current and new Business / Development
  • Customer pricing management
  • Establish advanced engagements with customers and track potential opportunities
  • Improve profitability by suggesting and realizing new improvements
  • Take ownership of the program’s financial aspects
  • Communicate progress to OEMs / Ship-Tos and support them
  • Maintain financial reporting for all programs in Lear’s internal system
  • Manage serial pricing on timely manner to avoid any discrepancies




To be a success in this role you must have:


  • Universal degree in a commercial and/or technical discipline
  • Proven ability to develop new business opportunities
  • Fluency in German and English is a requirement for the role
  • Strong customer relationships/network abilities, ideally at OEM level
  • Ability to build strong sales strategies
  • Motivated to grow within the Team
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills





What we offer:


We have high expectations – but we offer a lot in return. We ensure that our new employees receive a systematic induction as a matter of course. We attach particular importance to familiarizing them with our corporate strategy, the specific nature of our business and the wider working environment. We work hard and are proud of our product - make sure we are a successful as one team!