Product Development BUSINESS MANAGER - Tier I Automotive - Birmingham, Alabama United States - 22039

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 22039
Title: Product Development BUSINESS MANAGER - Tier I Automotive
Job Location: Birmingham, Alabama - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $125,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Automotive - Tier I
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


A large World Class Tier I automotive supplier has an immediate need to fill a position of Product Development Business Manager at their plant located east of Birmingham, AL.  The successful candidate will have a background including working as Account Manager, Sales Manager, Marketing Manager, Product Development Manager, Engineering Manager, Program Manager or similar within a Tier I automotive environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for an entire platform - more than one customer. Develops the company’s strategic plans to ensure the continued growth plans and profitability objectives.  Execute strategic planning and the continuation of site development. Responsible for the analysis and recommendations related to emerging industry trends, expansion opportunities including mergers and acquisitions, competitive threats, viability of outside business partners, venture capital sources, internal business performance and business process improvement.

 

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS (PSR):

  • Manage all commercial elements of a platform/program including negotiating and monitoring target pricing where applicable
  • Develop and quote new business • Monitor engineering changes 
  • Monitor key program deliverables • Track receipt of purchase orders and tolling orders

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • BS/BA or equivalent experience • MBA/MS preferred

Experience:

  • Requires 5+ years 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Demonstrated list of accomplishments having to do with overall improvement to sales volume.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Nissan and or Honda. 
  • Experience working with Toyota, Mercedes, and Kia would be beneficial.
  • Technical / Engineering background having to do with understanding design for manufacturing and feasibility analysis to determine whether or not it will be profitable to produce a potentially new program.
  • Marketing experience highly preferred.
  • Strong negotiations and sales ability.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree