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Director, Business Development (Automotive Vertical)
Romulus, MI
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Post Date: 05/15/19 Company: Yusen Logistics
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Job Type: Full Time Phone:
Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
Reference: MI81M1I6AT

Overview Qualified candidates must have International Freight Forwarding experience within the Automotive Industry.

The Director of Business Development for the Automotive Vertical partners with Global and Regional Leadership to formulate and implement business development strategy focused on driving revenue and ensuring profitable growth. This role gathers insights and collaborates across all functions including Sales, Marketing, Operations, Procurement etc..

  • Acts as the Regional facing industry expert
  • Manages the development of new key automotive relationships to drive revenue
  • Ensures Regional automotive strategies are aligned with Global strategies
  • Identifies business opportunities through analyses of trends and acts accordingly with Stakeholders
  • In additional to being a subject Manager Expert, plays a key role of Individual Contributor to the vertical
  • Develops, reviews, updates and implements strategic planning of Automotive Vertical
  • Supports other Sales Teams with Key Automotive Account activity
  • Ensure Accounts are successfully on-boarded
  • Attends Key Quality Business Reviews

  • Bachelor's Degree and 10 years' of related experience in the Logistics Industry with emphasis on the Automotive vertical within International Freight Forwarding. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Ability to establish short and long term goals and objectives as well as a plan to achieve them.
  • Marketing and service systems development and deployment
  • Possesses ability to express ideas and information effectively, both written and oral. Seeks out and listens to others' ideas and suggestions.
  • Demonstrates self-confidence when presenting to a group or potential customer.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Yusen offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1 st of the month following start date
  • 401k with a company match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation , and much more.

Any and all benefits offered are subject to the eligibility requirements, terms, and provisions set forth in the respective policies and plan documents, which you may request from Human Resources.

About Yusen Logistics (Americas )
As a part of the NYK Group, Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. operates a network that provides specialization in key logistics products to include International Freight Forwarding, Integrated Solutions (Customized Logistics) and Contract Logistics services, along with transportation solutions all while providing complete and seamless US wide coverage.

Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment extends to all aspects of the company's employment practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, transferring, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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