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Sales Director - Damper Technology

Location: Multimatic Product Services, Novi, Michigan, United States

Posted: March 11th, 2022

Position Summary:

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Sales Organization as the Sales Director for our Damper Technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the business development strategy and sales of the Multimatic Damper product line technology portfolio including the growth strategy and unique selling points
  • Provide engineering and account management support to business units and customers
  • Exchange engineering information between Multimatic, customer and customer teams
  • Lead and Develop internal Technical Service Managers and Product Engineers
  • Partner with production sites to ensure external customer project requirements are defined and executed
  • Participate and assist with cost saving initiatives to meet annual targets
  • Develop customer relationships and increase product line growth
  • Exchange engineering information between Multimatic, customer and customer teams
  • Knowledge and application of product pricing process and tiered supplier network
  • Support and encourage KAIZEN principles, concepts and activities
  • Ensure continuous improvement activity is developed and lessons learned discussions are provided with all business unit stakeholders
  • Perform special assignments as required

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor Degree Required in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant engineering program
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the automotive industry
  • Account management and full project cycle experience a plus
  • Experience in FEA, FMEA analysis and processes to troubleshoot and replicate problems
  • Experience in root cause analysis, product development and validation testing
  • Experience with ensuring compliance with design practices in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Knowledge of engineering tools and processes including, DVP & DFMEA, PPAP
  • Knowledge and application of Kaizen principles; 8D, 5-why, etc.
  • Understanding of GD&T principles
  • Production site experience is beneficial
  • Organized, with strong analytical skill and attentive to details
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and roll-up-the-sleeves work ethic
  • Must be able to travel across international borders

 Additional responsibilities:

  • Follow all Multimatic Product Services policies
  • Other duties as assigned



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Individual must have ability to make independent decisions that may be of a complex nature.

 Computer/Software Skills:

  • Must have advanced computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Outlook software.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The ability to work in an office environment, which could include sitting or standing for the majority of the day.  Responsibilities include the need to lift, carry, push, and pull material on an infrequent basis.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Multimatic Product Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.