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3M Automotive Key Account Manager (Fremont, CA) in United States

Job Description:

Job TitleAutomotive Key Account Manager

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative 3Mers.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military experience to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleAs an Automotive Key Account Manager for 3M’s Automotive and Aerospace Solutions Division, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Growing sales at the Tesla key account as well as account relationships at all levels including direct interface with Purchasing, Design, Development, Validation and Quality Engineering as well as Program Management located in California and other locations as required.

  • Provide support at the Tesla North American locations or assembly plants as needed.

  • Developing applications and advancing commercialization of new products and new product ideas focusing on the battery and electrified powertrain segments

  • Utilizing effective leadership skills and product and market knowledge to solve complex system challenges with 3M products

  • Collaborating with the global key account team and managing opportunity pipeline with appropriate CRM tools

Company Vehicle

This position requires driving a company vehicle, which will require pre-employment and ongoing review of motor vehicle history for candidates who are offered and hired for this position

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start)

  • Three (3) years of combined sales and/or automotive experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Current, Valid Driver’s license

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Master's degree in Business, Engineering or Manufacturing

  • Knowledge of electric powertrain is preferred

  • Five years of Automotive Sales experience

  • Data processing/analysis experience using Excel

  • Self-motivated and very comfortable working in automotive environments

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Proven history of responsiveness and service

  • Experience with platform planning and proficiency with CRM systems

  • Ability to work independently to deliver sales results yet team oriented to work within a highly matrixed internal and external organization

  • Experience in long-term selling cycles to large, global, complex, multi-disciplined key accounts

Work location:

  • Hybrid Eligible (Job Duties allow for some remote work but require travel to Tesla’s Fremont and Palo Alto facilities at least 3 days per week)

Travel: May include up to 30% domestic/International

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

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Applicable to US Applicants Only:The expected compensation range for this position is $134,692 - $164,623, which includes base pay plus variable incentive pay, if eligible. This range represents a good faith estimate for this position. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant knowledge, training, skills, work location, and/or experience. In addition, this position may be eligible for a range of benefits (e.g., Medical, Dental & Vision, Health Savings Accounts, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Paid Absences and Retirement Benefits, etc.). Additional information is available at: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

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