Atlas Copco Tools and Assembly Systems

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Description/Job Summary

Atlas Copco is a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions.  Our products and services range from compressed air and gas equipment, generators, construction and mining equipment, and industrial tools and assembly systems to related aftermarket and rental.  In close cooperation with customers and business partners and with more than 140 years of experience, Atlas Copco innovates for superior productivity.  Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, we presently have 40,000 employees located in 180 countries around the globe.

Based out of Auburn Hills, Michigan, Atlas Copco Tools & Assembly Systems (ACTA) is the global leader in providing fastening tools and assembly equipment to a world market.  We have an unparalleled reputation in our industry and one that has consistently increased our customer base year after year because of superior problem solving skills, sales and service.   We work directly with manufacturers, using state-of-the-art technology to bring product lines to the market.

We currently have an opportunity for a Regional Sales Manager (RSM), for our Motor Vehicle Industry (MVI) Business Line

Opportunity Brief
Atlas Copco is seeking the next Top Flight competitor who will contribute to a fun, competitive, and exciting atmosphere providing industry leading solutions to global players in the automotive manufacturing sector. We promote an entrepreneurial company culture while empowering our employees with complete creative control to deliver their best result. This is a rare opportunity to gain manufacturing experience while working in a leadership role with a premium brand.
The Regional Sales Manager (RSM) will be responsible for mission critical applications, execution of joint strategic planning with major automotive manufacturers, and creating profitable growth targets in Western KY and Louisville.

Job description
Reporting to the South Zone Manager - Motor Vehicle Industry, applicant will be responsible for the following:
  • Real-time assessment of our business position in automotive manufacturing facilities (and their suppliers) in the territory (i.e, SWOT analysis, customer needs and expectations, market share, revenue, customer input, competition, etc.)
  • Creation of a sound business plan and on-going activity plan
  • Execution of all MVI sales processes and strategies
  • Development of complete customer satisfaction in all MVI accounts
  • Development of positive relationships in all MVI accounts
  • Development of positive relationships within Atlas Copco (i.e., all internal customers)
  • Formal introduction of all new products to MVI customers with customer specific value focus
  • Accurate territory forecasting
  • Reporting all product needs and competitive activity to Product Marketing
  • Development of new accounts
  • Maintenance of existing accounts

The territory for this position is Louisville and Western KY. You must reside in the region.

Experience requirements
Business Development, Consulting, Sales, Product or Project Management experience preferred, however not mandatory.  

Business to Business sales strategy, industrial/manufacturing  management, and strong mechanical or technical aptitude preferred, however not mandatory.

Educational requirements
University Degree or equivalent Military Experience required.

Personality requirements
  • Competitive – aggressive and driven to win, to win alone, in everything
  • Strategic – tactical, calculated, deliberate
  • Creative – imaginative, innovative, inventive in dreaming up new/better ways to win
  • Resourceful – finds solutions, gets it done
  • Fearless – unafraid to try new things, challenge convention, ask the right questions, take chances/risks, etc.
  • Persistent – tenacious, insistent, constructively demanding

Country and city description
ACTA is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, located 25 miles north of Detroit

We offer a competitive salary and bonus structure as well as an outstanding benefit package which includes:

  • Medical/dental/vision coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Short/Long-term disability
  • Matching 401K
  • Generous paid holidays and vacation

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Atlas Copco is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity.