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Sales Support Manager (SSM) Automotive

Remco Platjé, Sales Manager Automotive:
‘If you like to work in a dynamic, technical and international environment, and combine a commercial attitude with a structured way of working, we have a great opening for you!’

In our commercial team we are looking for a dedicated and driven:

Sales Support Manager (SSM) Automotive

In this role you drive customer satisfaction and sales growth by acting as the central contact person between the internal organization and the customer organization. You are end-responsible for offers (and deal-closure) for smaller customers/projects. The SSM is the vocal point (spider in the web) between customer and the several internal departments. You report to the Sales Manager Automotive.

Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • The SSM is the first point of contact for existing customers regarding improvements for running business, technical changes and crises situation.
  • You lead internal alignment and project follow-up during the RFQ and production series phase.
  • Activate and energize internal stakeholders (quality, procurement, engineering, logistics and finance) to win new projects.
  • Lead smaller projects, proto type coordination and changes during series production.
  • Define deliverables, planning and budget, in line with the PPE standards and in accordance with the business case and customer expectations.
  • Build and maintain relationships with the customer, through frequent contact moments (visits, calls, emails) in order to improve customer satisfaction and identification of business (improvement) opportunities.
  • End-responsible for offers with smaller customer/ projects.
  • Provide input to the sales manager for the forecast (using ERP).
  • Develop, maintains and provide internal administrative processes required to effectively serve (new) customers as well as to support the internal organization.

What do we expect from you?

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Management or Economics;
  • Typically 3-5 years of relevant commercial and/or commercial project management experience within a (technical) international B2B environment;
  • Ideal candidate has a background in Automotive or similar demanding customer environment
  • Experience with contract management is a pre Excellent communication and language skills, written and verbally in English, German and Dutch language;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and ERP systems;
  • Team player, able to work in multidisciplinary projects teams;
  • Willingness to travel internationally on regular basis (15%)

Are you interested?


For more information please contact Mrs Marjan van der Aa (HR Manager) at +31 541 584 500 or send your resume and motivation letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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