Japanese/English Bilingual Sales Specialist - AM8118

Industry: Automotive
Work location: Detroit Area, Michigan
Act as primary sales contact to the customer for specific commodities or vehicles
Main activity will be generating pricing for wire harnesses based on company standards and new automotive model requirements
Manage pricing and analyze cost gaps from previous levels based on electrical drawings
Work as part of a team to help negotiate and secure future business
Analyze the cost structure for both current and new products to develop strategies to improve financial results
Assist in the development of department standards and procedures
Support internal cost reduction activities, accounts receivable collections, and other items as required
Be detail oriented, support others, and lead projects as required
Employment status: Direct Hire
Language requirements: Japanese
Qualification requirements: 
Bachelor’s Degree within finance or business is preferred
Automotive industry background is a plus
Excellent skills in math, data analysis, and use of PC and Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
1 to 5 years progressive customer relations/pricing experience
Ability to multi-task and be self-directed
Effectively function in a multi-cultural environment (US and Japanese)
Bilingual Japanese language skills is a must
Must be able to read and write kanji
Must be willing to travel to Japan for 1 to 2 years
Experience with cost analysis/pricing systems/drawings preferred
Salary: Negotiable
Date posted: 2019 Feb 22