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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Key Account Manager (m/f/d)


Saarbrücken, SL, DE, 66117

Req ID 40328 Saarbrücken, Germany

We are looking for a new colleague in our Business Line Passenger Cars Aftermarket for our site in Saarbrücken for a limited duration of one year.


Your tasks:

  • Manage customer interface, lead negotiations on contracts incl. annual price negotiation and RFI/RFQ’s
  • Manage and drive pre-/post SOP profitability of projects/RFI/RFQ’s: Identify and structure customer / sales specific cost-breakdown analysis and cost-down-projects; drive such projects with relevant functions (Commercial Mgmt., Supply Chain, Reman, Technical Service, Controlling, Product Mgmt. etc.)
  • Prepare management and customer presentations as well as decision papers
  • Track & forecast existing business, initiate countermeasures for deviations from the plan and develops a mid- and long-term OP/SP-planning in collaboration with relevant functions such as Commercial Mgmt. and Controlling 
  • Develop and improve sales- and business processes in the local sales team


Your profile:

  • Engineering or commercial background and an experience in automotive
  • Strong strategic thinking and several years in project management / sales
  • Good understanding of market and customer dynamics as well as business processes 
  • Controlling experience (sales planning / reporting, cost efficiency, feasibility studies) 
  • Ability to act as strong sales and commercial presence in front of customer. Solid negotiation skills


The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit 


About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company suppling systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility. In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. 
The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.


Be part of our ZF team as Key Account Manager (m/f/d) and apply now!


Elise Cosquer

+49 211 584 222 221

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