Account Manager - Automotive at Flex

Posted in Management 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Farmington Hills, Michigan

Job Description:

Flex is the manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products that improve the world. Through the collective strength of a global workforce across 30 countries and responsible, sustainable operations, Flex delivers technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions to various industries and end markets. Create the extraordinatry:


  • Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing

  • Type: Public Company


  • Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:


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Job Description

The Account Manager will be based in Farmington Hills, MI. This role is responsible for providing leadership in the planning, design and implementation of customers’ specific business plans and will provide vision, penetration strategies and tactics to executive managers in order to develop and drive external and internal senior level relationships. This role is also responsible for analyzing and understanding customers’ business strategies, future product plans, expansion activities and align Flex resources where mutually beneficial and will cultivate and capture new business.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration

  • Passionate customer focus

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:

  • Work to operational objectives for the Business Development function and delegate assignments to other team members as appropriate.

  • Work closely with the team to manage each account for maximum operating profit and revenue growth and develop and communicate metrics for same to all levels of internal and external management.

  • Maintain and sustain business relationships, close deals and drive high levels of customer satisfaction.

  • Support and/or participate in management team negotiations on difficult and or critical business matters, through interaction with senior and executive level managers both internally and externally.

  • Be involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies which affect immediate operations and may also have a company-wide effect.

  • Work on issues within the spectrum of planning, budgeting, implementing and maintaining cost and methods.

  • Work closely with the Business Development team to ensure budgets, schedules and performance criteria are met.

  • Manage activities within the department in terms of costs and methods. 

Here is some of what you’ll need (required):

  • Bachelors Degree in a relevant engineering field (such as Electrical Engineering)

  • Minimum 4 years of account management experience in the automotive industry

  • Direct OEM sales experience

  • Strong technical background as well as professional business acumen

  • Knowledge of electronics manufacturing within automotive

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Masters Degree in Engineering or a related field

  • Korean speakers a plus

  • Experience with autonomous vehicle projects and technology

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers


Job Category

Sales - Marketing - Account Mgmt


Eligible for domestic relocation only

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