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Paris, France
$50,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 12, 2018
Job ID
TECHNICAL CUSTOMER LEADER OEM French Customers Expert - Paris, Île-de-France

Our Client, leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions recruits a:

OEM French Customers Expert
Permanent Position in France (Near Paris)
$50,000.00 - $80,000.00 - Euro - Yearly

What the Company propose?

Within the team, you have the responsibility to follow, lead and support French customers in the EMEA scope by being the first point of contact, capture and filter as the “Voice of the Customer” from a technical perspective and share inputs. You are the technical reference of the French major accounts in association with the internal and external technical teams. You collect customer technical orientations and needs and share with the other departments in order to adapt the product strategy.
Your key responsibilities:

Provide leadership and guidance to the technical teams in terms of team and project development according to customer requirements:  
Being the internal referent and mentor of the technical team, ensures alignment of scope of service with customer expectations, facilitates systems in place to avoid service “scope creep”, proactively identify translate and share best practices across countries & locations
Product engineering : Guarantee alignment between market opportunities & needed technology, take part in every step of the product lifecycle from design & planning phase until phase out. 
Leads all activities and projects at the customer related to product launches in alignment with other department.:
Collects customer product needs, required properties and related timing, leads launches from a customer perspective, ensures alignment of lab work to customer process, guide team to maintain project organization, goals & timing.

Your assets and skills?

- Master of Science Degree in Chemistry, at least 5 years’ experience in technical project management and laboratory
- Broad experience in the OEM Assembly Plants, Customer Paint Shops or similar and strong Project managements skills
- Very good knowledge of the applications and processes of the Automotive industries and products
- Very good analytical skills; solution driven, good understanding about customer needs
- Innovative and open mindset; result driven; taking ownership; assertiveness, autonomy; result driven and team spirit
- Excellent language skills in Bilingual English, French is a plus