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Sales & Business Development- Automotive Segment

Sales & Business Development- Automotive Segment

Öhlins (www.ohlinsusa.com) – With our base in Sweden, we work with the world’s most respected performance companies – companies like Audi, BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, Harley Davidson, Specialized and many more to provide the highest quality, best performing suspension solutions for the street, track, and trail.

If you want to be part of a passionate team dedicated to performance, then look no further. Öhlins is providing solutions to the highest-level competitors throughout the globe. We develop performance street and competition products for the motorcycle, motocross, mountain bike and automotive segments.

We’re based in the mountains of Hendersonville, NC just outside of Asheville and the Pisgah National Forest. Do you want to escape from life’s hectic pace to the beautiful scenery and southern hospitality of Hendersonville? Longing for a shorter commute? You will love being in a thriving, eclectic and historic region with diverse cuisine, breweries, arts, and shopping.

The Auto Segment Sales & Business Development person is responsible for driving revenue, sales strategy, providing field support and selling to dealers/distributors. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of industry experience with strong contacts and history of producing results.


  • Build strong dealer and racer relationships to grow Öhlins market share
  • Become an Öhlins product expert and the go to resource for our customers
  • Outstanding communication…Not just via email, but use the phone and talk to people!
  • We have many events and client/prospect opportunities. Plan on 25% travel time.
  • Expect to work very closely with the internal Customer Support team and marketing staff
  • You will develop long-term strategies and can direct what the next steps need to be
  • Meet your budget requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of sales experience in the automotive or motorsports industry
  • Knowledge of the market's sales channels and potential of each
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning background
  • Ability to build relationships and provide technical support as needed
  • Proven track record of reaching and exceeding sales goals
  • Team player willing to take on any challenge and support the overall goals of the organization

You need to be well organized and accountable. Understanding your own strategy for our market is critical. We’ll expect you to accurately forecast based on what’s happening today AND what you expect to happen over the next several months and quarters. 

The benefits of being on the Öhlins team: 

  • Outstanding people and culture!
  • Excellent benefits including - medical, dental, vision, long term disability, 401K (with match), maternity/paternity benefits, flex spending, AD&D and life insurance
  • Team outings
  • Autonomy and ownership in problem solving as well as a highly collaborative work environment  
  • A beautiful western North Carolina location near: Biking and hiking trails, waterfalls, breweries, and a vibrant arts and food scene

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Öhlins USA, Hendersonville (North Carolina)

703-C South Grove Street
28792-4370 Hendersonville (North Carolina) Directions info@ohlinsusa.com +1 828 692 4525

Join us!

“Skill has always been a key success factor for us. That is why we focus on recruiting people with high levels of capability and motivation. This has always been important to me personally.”

– Kenth Öhlin, founder

Our employees are important to us. No matter their position, their commitment is the reason for our success. We want our employees to feel motivated and involved. This is why you should join us:

  • A unique company

    Öhlins is a Swedish privately owned company with branch offices and subsidiaries in Asia, Europe and USA. We are one of the leading brands in our industry.

  • Long term commitment

    Because we have a long term commitment to our business, we have the ability to invest in innovation.

  • An inspiring place to work

    Our co-workers are motivated and have a strong momentum for their work.

This is our culture

Öhlins Operating System, ÖOS, is the foundation of our business. ÖOS focuses on continuous improvement of our processes, where safety, quality, delivery and economy are the priorities.

Our common values are a part of ÖOS. They help us to shape our culture and to bring together the various units of the company. The values lead us to a continuous strive to:

  • always try to see possibilities

  • concentrate on solutions

  • show each other respect

  • be visionaries

  • dare to be the best

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