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Manager Sales

Yanfeng US Automotive Interior Systems I LLC
Novi, MI 48375
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 114 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.

  • Handle, control and be responsible for all sales activities regarding defined projects and daily business

  • Continuous improvement of customer relations and mutual information flow

  • Build up confidence and taking care of innovative, technical competencies with the aim of receiving orders

  • Identify new commercial opportunities and manage existing business

  • Develop business plans for new opportunities that align with Business Unit Strategic Plans and achieve profitable growth

  • Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.

  • Collection and analysis of information / data regarding customer satisfaction as well as initiation and follow up of improvement measure

  • Active communication internally and externally regarding potential product and process improvements / innovations

  • Understand the requirements of existing customers to ensure their needs are being met

  • Collaborate with and coordinate diverse teams (Costing, Eng., BU, ME, Innovation, Operations, etc.) to drive new business

  • Collaborate with Account Managers to engage customers and manage relationships (new and existing)

  • Cold call as appropriate to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.

  • Meet potential customers by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.

  • Identify decision makers within the customer organization.

  • Research and build relationships with new customers.

  • Set up meetings between customer decision makers and Yanfengs leaders as appropriate.

  • Support yearly price negotiations


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Economics; or other related studies

  • 3-5 years in Sales & Project Management, leadership role

  • 6-8 years experience within Automotive Industry

  • Commercial / technical knowledge

  • Understanding for production /quality processes within Automotive Industry

  • Strong focus on and experience in Customer relationship and customer strategy

  • Profit plan management experience

  • Project management within international environment

  • Experience Matrix- und Project organization within international environment

  • Proven experience in sales and/or marketing and managing relationships with automotive customers. Experience with Asian OEMs is preferred.

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • Ability to think outside the box and be creative to resolve commercial issues.

  • In-depth understanding of market research methods and analysis.

Posted: 2021-07-06 Expires: 2021-08-04
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