Business Development Manager


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Sales

Webasto Battery Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for Business Development talent located at our HQ in Auburn Hills, MI.   



Job Responsibilities:

•    Identify growth opportunities with major OE’s such as Ford, GM, Stellantis, Nissan, Hyundai, BMW, Mercedes, Navistar, PACCAR, Volvo, Daimler, et. al
•    Evaluate and understand the battery systems market landscape in North America 
    *    Meet with key local / global 
    *    Understand their strategy and needs
    *    Articulate Webasto’s model and unique selling points – value proposition

•    Represent Webasto at major E-mobility trade shows
    *    Understand, develop, present our product messaging

•    Identify strategic partnerships, business model innovation, potential cross business unit initiatives which will accelerate Webasto’s growth in Emobiity
•    Monitoring mid- to long-term business trends/outlooks, gathering competitive & market intelligence to contribute to strategic business planning discussions with leadership 
•    Identifying and developing optimal revenue models, sales/distribution channels, pricing and new product development strategies 


Education and Experience:

•    Bachelor's Degree Engineering preferred – (Electrical / Chemical / Mechanical)
•    5+ years of experience in sales, business development, application engineering
•    Knowledge of Automotive, Commercial Truck, Emobility
•    Knowledge of Battery Systems preferred
•    Experience working in a global, matrix organization a plus
•    Willingness to travel up to 25% required





Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit