Key Account & Industry Manager Tier 1 Automotive

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force – across the globe at over 70 TRUMPF locations.

Your role

Trusting in brave ideas" this is our promise to everyone who works for us. As a family business, we make long-term decision and provide our people with the trust and stability needed to bring their ideas to fruition, even the unconventional ones. Being a market and technology leader in machine tools and lasers, we courageously shape the manufacturing of tomorrow, meeting every challenge with bold, fresh thinking.  


The Key Account Manager – Magna & Gestamp (Tier 1 Account Management) position is responsible for account coordination and maintaining the overall customer relationship. The individual will be responsible for coordination and tracking of programs. The primary responsibilities include supporting local sales activity, project coordination with TRUMPF headquarters and affected subsidiaries, maintaining customer pricing & maintaining commercial agreements. 

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and ensure TRUMPF technology transfer to accounts
  • Define yearly account strategy and initiate development projects (respect long buying cycles)
  • Global management of knowledge, contacts, and projects in international projects
  • Coordinate purchase projects and support to arrange global frame contracts
  • Manage product qualification programs and support Regional Sales Manager (RSM) sales activities to secure projects
  • Cultivate and maintain active lead generation relating to strategic upcoming programs
  • Qualification of leads and transition to RSM for sales pipeline (for each respective plant location)
  • Maintain target activity levels required to support the regional sales manager role in the respective territory, including customer visits, lead follow up, application requests, among others as identified by the organization, and accurately recorded in the CRM application.
  • Responsibility of Industry management segments such as stamping & assembly, body shop, and closures
  • The buying cycle and specific automotive topics are the basis of the sales activities
  • Participation at automotive conferences and participation in the automotive community


  • 15 – 20% travel internationally 
  • Must maintain Valid Driver’s License & Passport
  • Occasional overnights as needed

Your profile

Physical Requirement

  • Normal amount of sitting and standing, average mobility to move around an office, and ability to conduct normal amount of work on a computer

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in technical field is desired
  • Demonstrated 5-year experience in Sales, Account Management or Technical Business required
  • Understanding and use of sales techniques
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office; Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint


TRUMPF Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as need arises.  The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

TRUMPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment

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TRUMPF is and will remain a family business. The following five members of our management holding ensure continuity and constant development. We are looking forward to your online application Ms Jennings from the personnel area

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