Japanese-English Bilingual Sales Specialist - AM8118

Industry: Automotive
Work location: Detroit Area, Michigan U.S.A.
• Primary sales contact with customers for specific commodities or vehicles
• Generating pricing for products 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 cost structures for both current and new products to develop strategies to improve financial results
• Assist in the development of departmental 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 in 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 and pricing experience
• Ability to multi-task and to be self-directed
• Effectively function in a multi-cultural environment (U.S. and Japanese)
• Bilingual Japanese-English language skills
• Able to read and write kanji
• Willing to reside in Japan for 1-2 years
• Experience with cost analysis, pricing systems, and drawings is preferred
Salary: Negotiable
Date posted: 2019 Feb 22