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Position:  Business Development Analyst
Location:  Novi, MI
Job Id:  560
# of Openings:  0

Position Description
Position:              Business Development Analyst, Business Development and Planning
Reports To:         Director, Business Development and Planning
Location:             Novi, MI
A123 Systems, LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation and industrial markets.
Position Overview
As the Business Development Analyst, you will be responsible to coordinate the A123 quoting process for future new business opportunities. This will include owning and enhancing processes around evaluating and developing business cases for quoting globally for cells, packs, modules, and systems, including material, labor, overhead, etc. You will closely cooperate with Finance, R&D, Cell/Module/Systems Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Program Management, and Project Management teams in North America, China, and Europe. This information will be used to develop competitive quote packages to help secure future business.
Primary responsibilities
  • Lead the weekly New Business Opportunity process for prioritizing and assigning resources to all potential customer opportunities
  • Develop business cases including financial analysis to support quoting strategies for all approved opportunities
  • Coordinate with the China team to align process for development of business cases
  • Maintain and enhance business case template
  • Special projects as assigned by the Director of Business Development and Planning Program Management / VP of Business Development and Planning
Specific Skills/Abilities
The position requires:
  • Exceptional spreadsheet and database skills (Excel macro/Visual Basic programming experience preferred)
  • Strong organizational & presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Global perspective
  • Bachelor’s in an Engineering, Business, or Finance discipline
  • >5 yrs of battery or automotive experience preferred
  • International experience preferred (Asia & Europe)

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