Key Account Manager (Automotive Bearings)

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    United Kingdom

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    £50,000 - £55,000

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    about 1 year ago

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As an automotive account manager, you would be expected to work on your own autonomy whilst also being a senior individual within our sales team.

The main facets of the position are to:

  • Develop sales revenues in both OEM and tier 1 automotive companies (£25 Million+ sales target)
  • Winning new project business by ensuring our bearings solutions are specified into the likes of JLR, Nissan & Toyota etc  
  • Key account management and continued growth of our tier 1 automotive customer base
  • Develop a strong understanding of our bearings & aftermarket solutions portfolio
  • To strategically plan which potential accounts are primed for growth in the next 5 years
  • Negotiate and close sales, follow up and ensure customer satisfaction.


Reporting to the Sales Director


  • The candidate should have atleast 3 years automotive OEM sales experience.
  • The ideal individual (Although not essential) would be from the bearings, lubricants or condition monitoring industries etc.
  • Knowledge of how to win project sales via specification selling is essential.
  • Strong key account management attributes are also needed for this role.
  • Automotive OEM & Tier 1 client relationships and contacts are desirable.
  • A highly motivated sales personality is needed for this role.


This company (Group turnover is over £750 Million) is an important manufacturer of bearings & associated aftermarket solutions etc. They have a reputation for offering industry leading bearings products that have a strong technical capability and reliability.