Mechanical Engineer- Key account manager (H/F)
Part of the technology development department (Group Truck Technology), Medium Duty Powertrain Range is looking for an engineer - Key account manager, to manage the relationship with Penta.
Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications. It is associated with innovative and performance-oriented products in addition to quality, safety and environmental care.
Who are you?
You are passionate by engine and powertrain development and Volvo Products and want to be a key contributor in the development of the Penta business.
You have a background in engine engineering and project management and you would like to demonstrate your Business acumen, your Customer focus to support PENTA in their product development needs.
To do so, you are also very motivated to build long term partnership with the different stakeholders.
The Key Account Manager manages the relationship with PENTA and acts as customer champion by actively developing and understanding the needs and by making sure these needs are being understood by the Group Truck Technology organization.
You are the primarily contact for any kind of request coming from PENTA.
You will manage the overall project portfolio and pre-studies, balancing customer requests.
Accountabilities/Responsibilities and Tasks
Lead quarterly meetings (subjects : main common projects, potential cooperation issues, synergies with other brands or products),
With Penta Product Planning freeze the project prerequisites and make a draft of the project description,
Establish the technical concepts according to the strategy,
Propose new developments or new products in order to support Penta Bussiness increase,
Support in preparing business cases for new customers,
Define for all projects what is the best organization and governance,
Manage the projects in the early phase primary dedicated to PENTA and related to the Product Range,
Report and communicate in steering committee,
Take the lead to manage (by exception) question marks or issues and secure the needed process, organization improvement(s) in the relationship set-up,
Assist Sales organization when requested by Penta,
Inform Penta on all future technologies developed for trucks and that could be interesting for the business.
Knowledge and Skills
- Cross-functional leadership and proactive
- Leader in global, multicultural and cross-functional work
- Powertrain knowledge is an asset
- Networking skills
- Focus on result
- Knowledge in project methodologies and project management skills
- Clear and excellent communication, verbal and written
- Fluent in English, verbally and in writing.
- 5 years of Project Management or equivalent experience
- 5 years of Technical experience in Automotive business
Master degree in engineering (background in mechanics) or equivalent
Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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