A Japanese steel-related company is looking for a Japanese bilingual sales manager is Smyrna, TN. Qualified candidates will have trading experience, working in the automotive industry experience, and/or steel experience. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, detail orientation and computer literacy are a must. At least business level Japanese (speaking, reading and writing) is required for this position
Title: Sales Manager
Location: Smyrna, TN (Your territory will be mainly Midwest, business trip 50%)
Type: direct-hire, full-time
maintaining current customer relationships:
Reviews and negotiates settlement of claims/collections for assigned accounts.
Monitors customer credit limits and maintain appropriate inventory levels, by reviewing data from contracts, purchase orders, invoices and accounting record.
Coordinates logistic issues in the automotive industry environment by communicating with suppliers, manufacturers, and customers in order to fulfill requests.
Works with staff members engaged in providing sales/client support, i.e. invoices, purchase orders and import/export documentation and monitoring credit limits.
Engaged in customers closely to understand their business strategies and translate into our business strategy to develop with customers.
developing new business opportunities:
Identify new business opportunities.
Develop business channels for the opportunities, by identifying customers, suppliers, and logistics channels.
Providing quotes to customers and securing orders.
Bilingual in Japanese and English.
Bachelor’s degree and/or sales experience in the Automotive industry or Steel industry
Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Clean driver’s license record