Senior Specialist Parts Business (f/m/d)

We are the brand for forward-thinkers. We celebrate challenging conventions and shaping the future of electric mobility. We focus on the essentials to bring perfection to customers. We make urban life more enjoyable and entertain our customers with new impulses.

 

Ever since smart exists, we rewrite the automotive industry’s rulebook. In the 1990s, we undermined the predominant philosophy of ‘bigger is better’ and designed a revolutionary car. Since 2020 we are the first car enterprise that switched to 100% electric! We aim to transform into a leading player in urban premium, electric & connected mobility provider.

 

Are you a forward thinker too? Then join us now!

 

Your responsibilities

  • You develop a customer and market-oriented parts pricing-strategy together with the Joint Venture and Business Partners for electric vehicles in the European markets
  • You define KPIs for parts logistics, sales performance, and profit & loss as part of the After Sales business metrics
  • You realize pricing of accessory packages and merchandises during the online sales process for the European markets
  • You align the overall parts pricing-strategy at group level incl. dealer target model, bonus model and transfer price strategies
  • You steer and control the parts business in the European markets along the end-to-end supply chain across borders based on standard policies and procedures
  • You determine the parts business potential for each European market based on the planned vehicle sales, retention rates etc. in preparation of the overall group planning
  • You evaluate customer perceptions and define the corresponding parts price positioning under consideration of competitor models and marketing codes
  • You organize parts price data and data exchange among process partners across countries and organizations
  • You develop tools and methods to monitor market developments and trends
  • You interact with joint venture and business partners, with continuous challenging on existing processes, methods and implemented IT solutions
  • Report regularly on parts business development to management and business partners
  • You are the ambassador for digitalization of all sales channels for parts, accessories, and merchandises
  • You are able to take lead role for business specific projects on the parts business area
  • You are familiar with compliance and customs processes and regulations between Europe and Asia

 

What you bring along

  • You have a university degree in Business Administration, Business Management or comparable
  • You have distinctive operational experience in the area of product and price management, market and customer management or other big data areas, preferably in Aftersales (5+ years)
  • You have project lead or similar experience on implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning solution as a business owner preferably based on SAP
  • You have experience with international and diverse cross-cultural environment ideally gained within the automotive sector (2+ years)
  • You have broad knowledge of parts price research and analysis, pricing proceeses, systems, and data exchange
  • You have proven ability to build, develop and manage relations with process and business partners
  • You have basic automotive technical know-how, preferably with electrical vehicles
  • You bring big data knowledge, orientation to process automation, advanced MS-Office skills (e.g. Excel, Project), collaboration tools (e.g. Confluence, Jira) and understanding/ handling for application in the area of responsibility
  • You are self-driven with excellent organizational skills (ability to manage multiple tasks) as well as social organizational skills, with strong intercultural competence
  • You have strong commitment and positive work ethic in order to deliver results within tight deadlines and in demanding situations
  • You are fluent in English, ideally also fluent in a Second European language or Chinese
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including writing routine reports and correspondence

 

 

 

We're building a workplace where amazing people like you can do their best work. Together with us, you enjoy the agile working atmosphere with cross-European responsibilities.

 

We're creating a culture where personal and professional growth are as important as business growth. Together with us, you'll build a diverse and inclusive environment where you feel you belong to.

 

We empower you to have ownership over work that directly impacts business. Together with us, you move fast and learn even faster; we emphasize on people and diversity. Due to our really diverse team, we expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities.