The NetherlandsEaton is a power management company with 2019 sales of $21.4 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 103,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baa\_aiJ4L7EDo you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?Sales Manager EMEA Automotive businessUnder the direct supervision of the North Europe Senior Sales Manager, this position is responsible for leading the European sales strategy and activities related to the DAF customer. In addition, the Sales Manager is responsible for managing all customer programs that revolve around pricing, revenue growth, profitability, design, and customer satisfaction.Your key deliverables:+ Serve as / lead a member of a cross-functional customer interface team to insure a high level of customer satisfaction and responsiveness to customer needs+ Lead the development of the regional customer strategy for both the annual profit and five-year strategic plan+ Provide input into the description, qualification, and recommendations of growth opportunities for new product and systems+ Contribute to the development of pricing and commercial terms and conditions+ Gather competitive information that project product / platform trends / directions+ Manage cost reduction programs to support customer cost reduction initiatives while maintaining internal profitability targets+ Deploy the Customer Relationship Review (CRR) process and assist in developing action plans to improve customer satisfaction performance+ Assist with the resolution of all open (Days Sales Outstanding) DSO issues+ Act as a point of contact for commercial warranty issues, quality issues, and customer complaintsSpecialized knowledgeMarket and Customer Knowledge:+ Use fact-based detailed understanding of competitors and customer needs and decision process to help Marketing build robust actionable segmentation+ Use segmentation and patterns to better understand specific needs and profitability of customers and our position relative to competition+ Understand that customer economics goes well beyond acquisition costs+ Apply our products/services to the customer's value chain so that both organizations' revenue and margin are enhanced+ Leverage sponsors and coaches to influence decision-makers in support of our offering. Take actions to counteract anti-sponsor's influence against our offeringsValue Proposition Design & Communication:+ Complete a unique offering for the customer that will contribute to improved profitability by involving all relevant operations and engaging with complementary providers as required+ Clearly define how we can make the functional, process and relationship benefits of our offering to customers a lower total cost of ownership proposition as opposed to working with our competitors+ Engage various levels of the customer in a discovery process that demonstrates how our offering positively impacts their economicsQualificationsAre you?+ Educated at Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering, Business or other approved discipline?+ Coming with 7-10 years of sales experience in the Automotive industry?+ Possessing financial acumen (P&L, Cost estimating and Pricing)?+ Ready to travel up to 50% of the working time?+ Fluent in Dutch and English languages?Then we want to hear about you!What Eaton offers:+ Contract in fast growing global company+ Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team+ Great career opportunities We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible+ Excellent working environment safety and ethics are really important for us+ Culture & Values We are more than the products we invent and produce the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are both individually and as an organization and direct our activities every day+ Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully+ Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term not just with salary and benefits, but with on-going learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University+ Wellness - Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, its about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happenCandidate applying to the vacancy may be subject of the background screening.#LI-DG1We make what matters work. Everywhere you lookfrom the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every dayyoull find one thing in common. It all relies on power. Thats why Eaton is dedicated to improving peoples lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. Were ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and were committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.Job: SalesRegion: Europe, Middle East, AfricaOrganization: VEH TCO Truck Components OperationsJob Level: ManagerSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: YesDoes this position offer relocation?: NoTravel: Yes, 50 % of the TimeEaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton 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.