Key Account Manager
Oakland County
$105,000, Car, 25% Bonus

Global Key Account Manager - Coatings / Paint - Troy

Ref: 59| Posted: 12th Sep 20182018-09-12

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Global Account Manager – Coatings / Paint – Troy

  • $105,000
  • Car
  • 25% Bonus

Are you an account manager with 5 – 8 years experience in an Account Management role – calling on GM, Ford or FCA?

Can you work in a cross functional team, pulling data and projects together?

If so we have a great opportunity to join our client a $15bn USD American 1st tier supplier, at their Troy office.

Day to day duties

Targeted to hit team and a profit goal you will:

Work closely with the OEM clients, your role will be broken down into 3 main areas:

  • Strategic – Developing and contributing to the marketing and sales strategy
  • Supportive – Helping the sales managers and sales team with approvals
  • Predictive – Work to identify future color trends and ensure that the organization is aligned to supply them

Your daily routine will see you

  • Working with materials engineers for paint specification,
  • Submitting color approvals with the design team
  • Submitting customer parts for application approval
  • Interacting with internal technical teams and Sales Managers


You will mainly be working at OEM customer sites, but also from the office in Troy and occasionally from home.

Your background

  • It would be great if you had between 5 and 8 years experience as an account manager calling on FCA, Ford or GM
  • Strong project management skills
  • Able to communicate with other team mates, in a manner that will engender them to give you data and support that you will need.
  • Experience of working as a team
  • Experience of working with shared resources to obtain data and support.
  • If you have a paints, adhesives, sealants, chemical or paint background, that would be fantastic, but it is not essential.