AISIN World Northville
  • 28-Apr-2021 to 27-Jun-2021 (CST)
  • Sales
  • Northville, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title: Sales Engineer

Company: Aisin World Corp. of America

Division: OE Sales

Location: Northville, MI

Aisin Group Overview

Based in Kariya City, Aichi, Japan, the Aisin Group is a $35 billion global, Tier One supplier of automotive components and systems with over 214 consolidated companies spanning over 20 countries and some 110,000 employees.

Our Northville Township location is the North American sales headquarters of Aisin Group the world's sixth largest Tier One supplier of automotive components and systems, such as brakes, transmissions, navigation systems, drivetrain, chassis, body, engine-related parts, electronics and intelligent transportation systems.

As we like to say: "Chances are the car your drove to work this morning is equipped with an Aisin product."

Position Responsibilities

The incumbent is expected to perform the following functions that the company has determined are essential to this position.

Support growth in manufacturing business and product variations. Work to support, maintain, and manage internal customer (Toyota/Nissan/Honda/Subaru/GM/FCA/Mazda) accounts:

  • Support internal sales activity with major OEM Accounts, in various areas to open discussion / promote AISIN Seiki and group company products. Arrange presentation personnel and requirements as needed.
  • Support all business activities based on customer requirements commercial, engineering, prototype, packaging, quality and production.
  • Interface with Engineering / Quality / Production Control personnel as appropriate, with the purpose of supporting management and the development of program strategies from initiation through production requirements.
  • Support the launch of new programs, track prototype and production profitability of components sold.
  • Draft letters as appropriate both internally and to customers for the purpose of managing or initiating business.
  • Conduct marketing activities / research as appropriate and assemble relevant information for reporting and / or strategic activities.
  • Prepare Account Status reports as appropriate for senior management.
  • Prepare / assemble information for customer meetings or Senior Management reviews.
  • Interface internally with other members / coordinators / North American plants / Japanese Headquarters as appropriate to manage business issues
  • Attend meetings both internally and with customers, as appropriate.
  • Be knowledgeable on industry activities as they relate to specific product / customer requirements. Distribute this information within AWA / AISIN as appropriate.
  • Understand corporate structure / culture / objectives and request information / clarification / direction from Account Manager / Management as required.
  • Operate with "cross-functional" approach and accordingly accept / assume new responsibilities as dictated by business environment.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Related experience, including internship or Co-op, in a professional environment
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must show initiative and be able to think ahead to anticipate customer or Aisin personnel's requests and offer potential solutions before approaching

Education/Training/Certifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, Applied Science or equivalent.

Work Environment Requirements:

  • Must be able to operate a personal computer, telephone and other office equipment.
  • Must perform job duties onsite, except those duties that are customarily or by their nature performed offsite (for example, offsite customer visits).
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast paced environment where constructive feedback is encouraged.
  • Must be able to work on multiple assignments at once, and complete assignments within deadline and budget (if applicable) with satisfactory quality.
  • Must be able to operate as an effective team member.
  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety, and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all company safety policies.

Attendance/Work Hour Requirements:

  • Must maintain an acceptable attendance record.
  • Must be willing and available to work a regular work week plus other hours per day or week as are necessary or desirable to meet business needs.
  • NOTE: these requirements are consistent with Company policy

Travel Requirements:

  • Approximately 25% (depending on customer and program needs)
  • Must be willing and available to travel to such locations and with such frequency as is necessary and desirable to meet business needs.

**Candidates applying for positions with Aisin must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

**To the selected candidate, Aisin offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and outstanding growth opportunities.

**Aisin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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