The Key Account Manager will be responsible for creating new business with Tier 1 & 2 automotive suppliers and be responsible for educating customers on GROB’s product line. This position will be located in our sales office in Troy, Michigan and will make regular visits to our manufacturing facility in Bluffton, Ohio. The Key Account Manager will have to develop their technical skills related to the GROB product, knowing in detail what we do and sell, prospecting a successful technical sale in the future.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Establish and maintain new customer relationships with Tier 1 & 2 suppliers
Obtain vital market information for marketing/proposal/upper management
Educate customers on GROB’s product line & new technologies
Support the GROB Team in generating technical & commercial proposals
Participate in on-going discussions with GROB Engineering regarding customer product engineering/design/manufacturing
Education & Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Minimum 5 years’ experience in related Sales Engineering position
Practical knowledge of mechanical design
Previous machine tool industry experience preferred
Self-motivated and team player
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
Willing to travel national and international up to 50%
About GROB Systems, Inc.
GROB SYSTEMS, INC. is a world class European manufacturer of high quality production systems and universal machining centers. The North American headquarters in Bluffton, Ohio specializes in the design and production of machines and automation for the automotive, aerospace, medical, and die/mold industries. Our parent company is located in Mindelheim, Germany, with additional production facilities in São Paulo, Brazil and Dalian, China. GROB has numerous offices and facilities providing sales, service and spare parts support to manufacturers around the world.GROB’s product line includes machining centers, flexible manufacturing systems, transfer machines, ancillary assembly machines, leak test machines, gantries and automation, and complete assembly lines for engine and transmission assembly.