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Account Manager III


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 21649

Position Identification:

Position Title :  Account Manager III

Working Location : WOFE China  

Department   : Sales

Product Line  : NA

Region Covered   : ZF China


Reporting Line:

Directly Reports to      Position Title: Account Director

Functionally Reports to      Position Title: N/A


Overall Purpose of Job

  • The Customer Account Manager is a part of Sales& Business Development. The Prime role of Customer Account Manager is supporting business development projects.


Major Responsibilities 

  • Cooperate with global & AP sales team to develop and create new business opportunities with strategic customers in China.
  • Proactively step into customer advanced engineering discussion, promoting ZF products and technologies.
  • Prepare the Project Summary and coordinate the pre-project screenings with China Sales organization.
  • Present business opportunities to top management and support top management decision.
  • Coordinate vehicle level quote packages with cross-functional teams.
  • Responsible for price negotiation with OEM customer and for getting contracts signed by customers.
  • Support commercial issues of program management.
  • Support the sales team from ZF JV and plant to improve the account management with strategic customers.



Key Competencies

  • Background in customer contract negotiations resolving commercial quality delivery issues.
  • Familiarity with customer quotation processes and the ability to develop close relationships with customer to maintain account profitability.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Maturity and responsibility
  • Willingness to work under pressure.


Education & Work Experience

Education: Bachelor’s degree or above with Business Management or Trading

        Bachelor’s degree in automotive engineering/mechanical.


Language: Proficiency in both oral and written English


Experience: At least 10 years experience in multinational company, with strong sales experience, preferred in Automotive background.


Be part of our ZF team as Account Manager III and apply now!


Wendi Xu

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