Account Manager

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.


Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Location: Canton, MI, USA  



What we are looking for:


Yazaki is looking for an Account Manager to join our Sales team in Canton, MI.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative and action-driven environment making lasting impacts on the organization.  This position is hybrid.


What you will be doing:


  • Lead commercial interface to USOEM Customer (Purchasing, Product Development) for responsible program.
  • Manage all aspect for quote activities (new or existing business) including working with cross functional team, develop quote, approval, customer submission to purchase order issuance from OEM.
  • Define customer needs and ensure that requirements are communicate throughput the organization.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate customer relationship.
  • Act as Yazaki ambassador, knowledgeable on Yazaki’s product offering and trends.
  • Support Finance organization in customer collection related issues and resolve problems.
  • Track program open issues, regular cadence with buyer and ensure timely closures of open issues.
  • Ensure all internal deliverables complete in timely manner (program reviews, financial reviews).
  • Support customer visit to manufacturing facilities and offsite meetings as requested by OEM.
  • Work with global team members as required.


What you will bring to the table:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related experience
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in Sales Account Management
  • Commercial experience in wire harness, preferred
  • Travel: domestic and international, as required
  • Ability to resolve issues by applying creative thinking
  • Ability to think and act logically under pressure
  • Ability to resolve issues or propose resolutions to responsible parties
  • Must work independently and collaboratively
  • Key Competencies: active learning, analytical thinking and problem solving, customer orientation, results orientation and execution, initiative, and teamwork


What we can provide you:


  • A safe collaborative learning work environment that stimulates creativity and exploration
  • Diverse teams of experts
  • Resources from around the globe
  • Supportive leadership and team members to help you do your best work
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including incentive compensation, 401K match, tuition assistance and a generous holiday schedule
  • A hybrid work schedule



Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.