Key Account Manager Automotive

Power-Packer Europe BV in Oldenzaal

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René Keemers

René Keemers

06-52666932 Direct contact

OUR client

Power-Packer, with headquarters in Oldenzaal, The Netherlands, is a market leader in motion control systems. Power-Packer supplies specialized high-quality products, which include the development and manufacturing of (electro) hydraulic actuation systems for a large number of applications in Automotive, Truck, Medical, Marine and Off-Highway.

They specialize in custom-made solutions for mobile applications, such as drive systems of convertible roofs and lifting truck cabins. They are market leaders in Europe and their reputation is known worldwide. Power-Packer Europe is ISO/TS certified and has been granted many supplier awards. Renowned car and truck manufactures are among their regular customers.

‘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!’


job description


As a supplier to Daimler, Volkswagen, GM, Ferrari, Power-Packer has an excellent track record as solution provider in the Automotive and Truck industry. Their strengths, the development of customer specific products and processes at World Class Manufacturing Standard, can be leveraged by offering solutions in adjacent markets and to other Automotive OEM’s. This role requires understanding of complex consultative sales processes and long term relationship within a complex international environment. You report to the Sales Manager Automotive.


Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Pro-actively identifies new opportunities at new and existing Automotive OEM customers and converts these into long term delivery contracts.
  • Builds and sustain long term relationships with customers that value Power-Packer’s strengths: joint development and World Class Manufacturing standards (APQP, ISO TS, lean manufacturing).
  • Offers value add engineered actuation solutions to the customers based on “total cost of ownership”-model.
  • Develops and maintains an account strategy and is able to translate this into project execution.
  • Improves Power-Packer’s value proposition together with the Product Manager and translates this towards customers.
  • Provides content to the Marketing and Communication manager that improves Power Packer’s online presence for potential customers (lead generation).
  • Coaches, empowers, motivates and coordinates these professionals in own key account team
  • Facilitates interaction between Customer organization and Power-Packer organization through all disciplines and levels.


Your profile

What do we expect from you?

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Economics.
  • Seasoned sales professional with relevant experience in the area of consultative selling and large account management.
  • Prepared to work with a mature internal support organization.
  • Team player, able to work in multidisciplinary projects teams
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbally in English, German and Dutch language.
  • Knowledge of and experience with value selling in a (technical) international B2B environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to travel



If you are interested in this position you can make this known by filling out the form below. If you have any questions you can contact René Keemers by phone at (0031) 06-52666932.

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