Sales Manager Industrial (m/f) - Japan
A recruiting company is looking for a Sales Manager Industrial (m/f) Japan on behalf of a client, a leading German supplier for the automotive industry with more than 5.000 employees worldwide and sales of approx. $ 750 Million – with worldwide 14 plants in 10 countries on 5 continents. The company develops, manufactures and sells hydro-pneumatic, hydraulic and electromechanical products since more than 80 years. A Non-Automotive Business Unit “Industrial” is also part of the company. Due to international activities and a globally constantly growing business the company is going to strengthen its personnel – especially in the Sales Department. The position will be located in in Shin-Yokohama.
After intensive training in Germany on products (non-Automotive: Commercial Vehicles, Vehicle Seats, Agricultural Machinery, Medical Equipment, Furniture and other segments) and procedures you will be responsible for customer relation, business development and the acquisition of new business in Japan. As a “Hands on Manager” you’ll lead, motivate and develop your team which consists of three employees working in sales, application engineering and service. Additionally you’ll investigate, analyse and evaluate markets and competitors. You’ll report to the Managing Director in Japan and the Head of Industrial Sales Asia in Germany.
Because of the global business you’ll work on projects with international teams in Asia and Europe. The job will offer you the opportunity of a growing responsibility in a growing team. And the company will offer you an adequate compensation package and the customary social security benefits.
After your degree in mechanical engineering or business administration you offer 7-10 years experience in a comparable job. You are familiar with the industrial landscape in Japan and you – besides your technical competence – attribute yourself a high level of communication and leading skills. If you additionally possess fluent English and native Japanese language skills the company would appreciate your application.