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Japanese speaking job- Engineering and Marketing, UK

  • up to £60000
  • Permanent
  • Greater London
  • Ref:20052

Marketing & Business Development Engineer (Japanese speaker), UK


The Skills You'll Need: field applications engineering, sales and marketing
Your New Salary: up to £60000
Location: Hampshire
Who You'll Be Working for: Manufacture and sales of electrical component

What You'll be Doing Each Day:
• To strengthen the automotive marketing and business development team.
• Assisting in identifying product development opportunities in the automotive key business areas.
• Identifying market gaps for new product developments
• understanding the cross-customer sales potential for these products and assisting in their development and marketing.
• The output from this activity will be captured in the form of business plans, to include potential volumes, sales revenues, target customers and applications.
• Preparation and making technical presentations, producing marketing material and providing technical support.
• Work closely with the engineering teams and project management office to gain a deep and thorough product knowledge.
• Regular interaction with external customers (OEM and tier 1 customers, principally in Europe, US and China markets).
• The role will involve occasional travel, mainly within Europe as requested. Also, there may be occasional requests for long-haul overseas travel too.
• Create business plans to support the development of market led product lines.
• Provide technical support to the sales organization and on occasions to customers’ directly.
• Prepare high quality professional presentations.
• Become a key interface role between the European sales organization and Japanese marketing and engineering departments.
• Prepare supporting documentation including report writing.
• Assist project management with communication between Headquarters and other affiliates.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

• Blend of engineering and marketing skills: Preferred experience in engineering role and/or field applications engineering role are ideal.
• Strong engineering / technical background: Preferred BSc / BEng degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Electronics Engineering. Minimum HND or equivalent
• Understanding of manufacturing process including moulding, stamping, plating (ideally obtained from experience in a field application or design engineering role)
• Understanding the key differences between OEM & tier 1 customer’s needs / preferences
• Knowledge of the automotive specifications / key standardization organizations
• Awareness of the automotive market (growth areas and competitors)
• A proactive approach and time management skills
• An ability to confidently communicate presentations to colleagues and customers
• Proficiency in MS software, i.e. Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Job status: Permanent, Full time

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