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Account Lead

Job Number:  62423
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Drive Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SOUTH CAROLINA, US, 29673

Work Style:  On-Site

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


About the Role

The Account Lead supports the finance team with sales figures for business planning and data for accurate business case creation. The Account Lead is the primary representative between Drive Automotive and the current customer base and is responsible for all commercial affairs with the customer and communication of these dealings within Drive.  This position is the “face” of Drive to the customer and therefore the associate must be professional, knowledgeable and accountable for all interactions with the customer. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with current customers utilizing and understanding specific customer’s systems and processes. 
  • Ensure that new and current program goals are achieved, as agreed with the Business Manager.  Measured by IRR, EBIT, and ROFE targets.  
  • Work closely with the Business Manager, AGM, GM, and Cosma teams to secure profitable new business and work to exceed the annual business plan.  
  • Prepare and present new business proposals to Drive/Magna and customers as required. 
  • Monitor project budgets by tracking the invoicing of customer purchase orders as well as requisitions related to the project and report out on these periodically through the project phase. 
  • Manage production and aftermarket pricing to ensure alignment between customer and finance during quoting, program launch, production, and service.  

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or university (Engineering or Commercially related preferred, e.g. Business, Finance and Accounting, etc.).
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures 
  • Excellent customer relationship skills 
  • Excel / MS Office / PC skills 
  • Principles, theories, and practices of project management 
  • Strong business acumen  

Your preferred qualifications

  • Negotiation skills 
  • Accuracy and attention to details 
  • Able to perform under pressure and under time constraints 

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Referral Program - Up to $1,000 per hired referral
  • Onsite cafeteria with multiple fresh-cooked options and salad bar, and fully stocked breakrooms throughout plant
  • Annual events (Summer cookout, Christmas party, etc.)
  • Onsite Nurses' office
  • Onsite Mother's room

Pay range: $60,000 - $80,000

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.



Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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