Business Development Manager

Confidential Company  •  Detroit, MI

11 - 15 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Plastics

$100K - $110K
Posted on 02/28/18 by Jim Heilman
Confidential Company
Detroit, MI
11 - 15 years experience
Manufacturing / Plastics
$100K - $110K
Posted on 02/28/18 Jim Heilman

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.

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