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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Sales Engineer

Job Req ID:  8867

Mountain View, US, 94943

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent


Cooperate in implementing sales strategies in order to achieve and expand sales, turnover and earnings goals; advise and support the customer in the national/international environment, in order to increase customer satisfaction and customer loyalty


Principle Activities

  • Submit and negotiate cost evaluations with the customer
  • Create price transitions and negotiate price agreements for series and spare parts with the customer
  • Determine and negotiate special cost activities (e.g. development, excess, launch, and phase-out cots, SOP/ EOP changes, etc.)
  • Create cost breakdowns, cost comparisons and benchmarks
  • Manage outstanding claims (e.g. tracking, assuring cash flow, etc.)
  • Lead the sales project in series projects
  • Create, check and comment on monthly reports (e.g. product report, TC/TP, CDTL, BEP etc.)
  • Cooperate in customer negotiations with other departments (e.g. logistics, etc.)
  • Conduct observations of market and competition
  • Reach consensus with departments that are relevant for bid creation (e.g. logistics, development, etc.)
  • Develop cost evaluations (e.g. calculate part/investment costs, create bid prices, create revision documentation, determine material types and quantities, production minutes, etc.)
  • Build up and intensify customer relationships (e.g. at customer meetings and functions, trade fairs, marketing events, road shows, etc.)
  • Calculate and negotiate bids as required (e.g. prototypes, sample parts, special shipments, series, etc.)
  • Participation at customer meetings


Job Requirements

 Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

 1- 2 years of experience of Lamination and Injection Molding Experience within the Automotive Industry



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: AM-CX1