Business Development Manager


Detroit, MI

Industry: Manufacturing / Plastics


11 - 15 years

Posted 287 days ago

  by    Jim Heilman

This job is no longer available.

An automotive plastic resin compounding company specializing in supplying polyolefin resins to the automotive industry is searching for a Business Development Manager to lead the OEM automotive account team. This is a newly created opening, special training and coaching will be provided in the start-up phase. After training, the Business Development Manager will work out of a home office.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for:

  • Implementing the marketing strategy for a defined OEM group; GM, Ford and Fiat/Chrysler.
  • Accountability for al European and Japanese landed OEM's in US focused on VW-Daimler-Renault and Nissan.
  • Managing 3 Marketing Managers.
  • Driving automotive Masterbatched polyolefin resins for Tier 1 automotive suppliers.
  • Developing an OEM market fact base.
  • Developing an OEM and Strategic partnerships.
  • Setting targets and accomplishing actions.
  • Driving launch of new products/solutions in the OEM market.
  • Driving for OEM project portfolios and driving for successful implementation.

 RequirementsBusiness Development Manager; Education, Experience and People Skill requirements:

  • Business, Marketing and/or Technical four yeardegree.
  • Ten plus yeas of relevant experience in sales, technical service, product and market development of Polyolefin compounded resins.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of marketing and sales techniques.
  • Ability to lead and inspire OEM teams.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical thinking skills.

$100K - $110K