Southfield, MI, US, 48033

Technical Sales Manager


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As a member of the Technical Sales team, the NA Technical Sales Manager will be responsible for

  • Setting up solid relationship with key customers in Engineering and Purchasing Groups
  • Looking for future business opportunities based on Lear´s Product Portfolio
  • Early Engagement/Advanced Projects with target customers in NA
  • Supporting Tech Shows, Technical Presentations at OEMs
  • Contributing to the development of Product Roadmaps and Customer Strategies

The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Customer Meetings to marketing Lear´s product portfolio and discuss potential future opportunities
  • Early engagement with customers on new architecture ideas, timing
  • Support ad-hoc Product Management activities (product roadmap definition, tracking of opportunities, …)
  • Build Lear internal relationship with key global engineering and commercial team members


The Hour by Hour Task Breakdown with percentages:

  • Meeting with peers and customer to brainstorm and create requirements from scratch (30%)
  • Complete Training on Lear´s Product Portfolio (10%)
  • Development of Customer Strategy based on Lear Product Portfolio (30%)
  • Create Value Propositions for Lear´s Product Portfolio (20%)



Your Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree preferably in a technical discipline
  • At least 5 years experience as a Technical Sales Engineer or Electronics Engineer in the NA automotive industry
  • Excellent relationship to key stakeholder at major NA OEMs – Purchasing and/or Engineering
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Team player



Bonus If You Have:

  • Technical skills in Power Distribution (Low Voltage and High Voltage), Zonal Architectures and/or Battery Disconnect Units


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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit