Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 830 million, the company’s 5,700 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Key Account Manager


Novi, US, MI 48377

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Mobility connects people. People shape mobility. Do you have a strategic, analytical thinking and want to design the development of a global acting automotive company? Making decisions and taking responsibility? Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people. If you like working in a fast-paced surrounding, if you are looking to actively shape the direction of our portfolio, if you dare to try out new things, if you are curious and eager to learn, and if you value a positive and solution orientated working mode – Kongsberg Automotive (KA) is the right place for you. Then you will find the KA Group as an attractive employer. When you work for us, you have more than a job. With your skills and ideas, you can make an impact. 

Join us as Key Account Manager!


  • Drive for profitable growth by developing opportunities in line with your customers’ needs in the Automotive industry.
  • Lead and coordinate internal and external teams by communicating with customers (B2B), R&D, Operations, Finance and Purchasing teams to secure best results for the customer.
  • Perform proactive customer visits, both with existing customers and potential new strategic accounts in North America and develop strong customer relationships with Customer Purchasing and Engineering teams.
  • Analytical and structured account planning.
  • Maintain monthly sales reports, business growth charts identifying business opportunities and areas of focus for product development.
  • Make an immediate impact on our business by closing new sales.
  • Continuously review served market to determine and clarify customer needs, market pricing, technology advancements, competitor activities or opportunities and report back within the group.
  • Establish and follow up sales goals/forecasts and update prognoses regularly.
  • Negotiate to close new deals and price negotiations.
  • Perform price changes, raw material updates, order approvals and internal price validations.
  • Represent the Kongsberg Automotive Sales organization both inside and outside the company.


  • BSc or BA degree with relevant (minimum 2 years) experience in Sales in the Automotive industry
  • Experience in negotiating and closing deals (B2B)
  • Fast paced customer focused attitude
  • Confidence to work alone whilst contributing to a multifunctional/cultural team
  • Ability to make quick decisions based on a combination of experience as well as taking advice
  • High IT Literacy - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to visit customers in selected markets for 40% of working week
  • Ability to produce good quality written reports, data and relevant presentations adhering to strict deadlines
  • Driving license
  • Fluent English (oral/written)

What we offer

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Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Keywords:  Key Account Manager
Application Id:  2942
Posting date::  Mar 4, 2023