Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. Sales Account Manager I in Farmington Hills, Michigan
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Account Manager will work closely with customers and internal teams to support commercial activity related to electrified powertrain products. Account management responsibilities include acting as a main point of contact for customers, ensuring timely responses to customer inquiries, preparing sales reports and summaries, identifying growth opportunities, and working closely with internal teams to manage commercial activity related to hybrid powertrain products. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and open to learning hybrid powertrain product specifications and manufacturing processes so as to communicate confidently with knowledgeable customers. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Interface with OEM engineering, purchasing, and cost analysis teams * Coordinate and complete customer quotations * Support customer visits to manufacturing sites and sales offices globally * Build and maintain strong customer relationships * Analyze costs and pricing for customer hybrid powertrain applications * Receive, verify, and manage customer purchase orders * Maintain the sales budget for the hybrid powertrain product lines * Support customer cost model activities * Track and update customer contracts * Maintain and control project expenses * Support commercial aspects of product development and design changes * Understand customers expectations * Understand customers organization, program milestones, and key deliverables REQUIREMENTS: * Possess a bachelors degree in engineering or business * 3-5 years experience in engineering, program management, or business development. Automotive hybrid powertrain experience preferred. Experience working with Ford Motor preferred. * Excellent analytical and communication skills * Well organized, inquisitive, and independent * Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while paying strict attention to detail * Proficient in MS Office tools, especially Excel and Powerpoint * Strong interest and availability for travel, including international Additionally, the ability to work independently with minimal direction is required as are strong verbal and written communication skills. Employer's Job# 37702Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.