A prominent and growing automotive supplier is seeking an Account Manager in the Greater Detroit area. This role reports to the Director of Business Development and will be responsible for developing sales relationships with new and existing Japanese OEM accounts. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of automotive sales experience and must be fluent in Japanese.
Responsibilities for the Account Manager
- Maintain and grow business relationships with Japanese OEMs with manufacturing presences in the USA.
- Research, identify, and target new business opportunities.
- Responsible for commercial management of engineering changes, profitability tracking, target pricing, and quotation processes.
- Coordinate with internal engineering and manufacturing to ensure understanding of customer requirements and timelines.
Requirements for the Account Manager
- Bachelors degree required.
- Fluency in Japanese language required.
- 3+ years of sales and/or business development experience within the automotive industry.
- Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% (domestic and global).
- Our client offers a highly-competitive portfolio of insurance and retirements benefits.
Job Number: 133262