Sales Director


Southfield, MI, US, 48033

Country/Region:  United States
Job Function:  Sales
Requisition ID:  35088
Employment Type:  Salary


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As a member of the E-Systems team, the Sales Director will act as the business/account champion (commercial and program management) for all electronics products supplied to the customer(s) in North America.


The Role:

Your scope will include, but not be limited to:

  • “Single point of contact” for all Ford, Stellantis, and Fisker electronics business in NA. 
  • Responsible for all aspects of the customer relationship including profitability, revenue growth, program execution, and quality.
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive customer strategy to meet internal financial commitments as well as securing new revenue opportunities for selected customer accounts.
  • Build/develop relationships with key customer leaders.
  • Coordinates with other regional business leaders to ensure a consistent global approach where applicable.
  • Maintains a deep understanding of customer requirements and translates those into opportunities for Lear.


Advantages of working at Lear in the E-Systems Sales group:

  • Exposure to Lear’s complete electronics product portfolio
  • Upward advancement potential in several of Lear’s largest accounts
  • Significant executive leadership exposure


Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or above preferably in a technical field.  MBA preferred
  • At least 10-15 years’ experience managing complex customer accounts, both from a commercial and program management perspective, in the automotive industry
  • Understanding of cost drivers, financial business case analysis, and budgeting.  Demonstrated ability to meet financial targets in a time-sensitive manner.
  • Strategic thinker - simplifies strategy into specific actions, makes decisions and communicates priorities.
  • Strong communication skills, self-motivated, results-oriented.
  • Motivates team members and peers with strong interpersonal and leadership skills.


Bonus If You Have:

  • Specific experience related to Ford or Stellantis customer accounts


Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

Location Code: 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit