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ZF is a global technology company supplying 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.

Sales Representative

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Vernon Hills, IL, US, 60061

Req ID 44723 | Vernon Hills, United States

  

ZF is a global technology company supplying 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.

 

Position Summary: The Sales Desk Representative is an experienced sales professional responsible for managing all aspects of Customer Sales Desk communication focused on  FC PDC, order intake, pricing confirmation and deliveries to all ZF Partners. This position support customer escalations over fulfillment and deliveries for Commercial Vehicle aftermarket driveline systems content (Transmissions, axles, Axle Systems and supporting components). This position is responsible to remove roadblocks regarding delivery and internal allocation.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary contact for Commercial Vehicle Customers/ZF Partners in regard to order in-take in the DC system
  • Responsible to ensure customer order fulfillment through material allocation.
  • Responsible to align with the Aftermarket distribution centers and manufacturing plant(s) to ensure allocation and deployment of complete product line to meet customer delivery needs.
  • Serve as the first level of escalation from Customers regarding deliveries ahead of the Head of Sales Desk Management
  • Manage Customer delivery demands and immediate resolution while supporting product margin strategies
  • Drive deliveries with sustainability in mind and best practices.
  • Serve as the primary contact in assigned sales channels where interactions require knowledge in Pricing, Purchasing, and Material Planning in relation to transmissions/powertrain & engineered products including reman content.
  • Responsible to drive customer satisfaction on all performance indicators by engaging cross-functional teams as applicable

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, or related field 
  • SAP system knowledge
  • 3+ years of sales experience in Aftermarket, preferably in powertrain & remanufactured products
  • Proven organizational abilities to successfully interact, develop, maintain, and follow through on responsibilities
  • Problem resolution, process improvement and negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

What We Offer:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays (10 fixed holidays)
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities

 

Be part of our ZF team as Sales Representative and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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