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Senior Account Representative

Company: American Honda Motor Co Inc
Location: Marysville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

- Senior Account Representative
Location: Marysville, Ohio
Workstyle: Hybrid

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda
Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it's a joyful one. - We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. -
At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success. - We strive to be a company which serves as a source of "power" that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize "the joy and freedom of mobility" by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a "zero environmental footprint."
We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.
If your goals and values align with Honda's, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!
About this Position: -
Procuring and coordinating the supply of raw materials (Steel and Aluminum) in support of Honda of America Manufacturing (MAP and ELP) and its suppliers such as Laser Weld and Processing companies; initiate and support cost down targets. - Support and coordinate Steel specific strategies. - Act independently as Honda Trading's representative to Honda of America Manufacturing in matters which require face to face contact.

Responsibilities include:

  • - - - - - Ensure On-Time Scheduled Delivery of Customers Steel Requirements - Accurate orders placed in a timely manner; thorough analysis of inventory position; frequent follow-up with mills & processing centers; 100% on time delivery (no short-ships/missed shipments). Maintenance of In-House electronic data retrieval.
  • Improve Customer Service - Thorough knowledge of customers & their expectations; rapids response to inquiries; no pending claims; regularly scheduled visits to customer facilities; strive to exceed customers'expectations. - Must be versed in Steel. - Support plant specific new model activity.
  • Improve Supplier Management - Act as contact and liaison between HTA and assigned suppliers (mills, processors, freight, etc.); regularly funnel feedback using QCDDM philosophy & evaluations - (lead meetings, determine delivery % goals, track, and present and coordinate agenda & presentation packets); ensure open lines of communication to discuss organizational improvements. - Utilize production and cost data to manage supplier manufacturing process as it relates to coil yield efficiency. - Manage metric and presentation table. - Manage results. - Manage communication between Customer Purchasing, Accounting and Supplier Sales and Technical groups.
  • Lead and coordinate cost down & development of projects - Work closely with suppliers/customers/HAM/HTA (internal) to initiate ideas for cost down; create problem & situation analysis to determine benefits; schedule time lines as needed; communicate effectively to encourage goals be met; present updates and results regularly to management. - Lead effort to execute and manage monthly cost analysis with NAP to identify cost discrepancies as well as supplier manufacturing results and its impact on unit cost.
  • Improve profitability of department - Clear and concise reporting of pertinent operating data; thorough checking and analysis of sales, costs and margins; no aged accounts receivable; rapid inventory turnover (1.5 mos. common grades/high risk as needed)
  • Improve efficiency of department- Develop clear daily operating procedures with assistant; analyze current tasks for opportunities to improve efficiencies ensure accuracy of all documentation (MSAs, Product Records, etc.)
  • Communication to management - Act as HTA's main on-site contact to Honda of America Manufacturing. - Keep management informed of all potential problems or personal concerns; Work unsupervised while keeping supervisor informed of activities.
  • Motivate assistant and control workload - Understand assistant's daily work activity; encourage information status updates of projects and weekly activities; provide encouragement and direction; coach and counsel to improve efficiency and productivity.

    Who we are seeking:
    Required Experience:
    - - Purchasing or Sales experience (Required)
    - - Basic knowledge of cost accounting (Preferred)
    - - Customer service experience (Required)
    Required Education:
  • - BS/BA in Business or equivalent work experience (Required)
    Other job-specific skills: - - - - - - - - -
    - - Strong Interpersonal Skills
    - - Sound Understanding of General Business Concepts
    - - Conflict Management Skills
    - -Strong Understanding of Cost Factors Impacting Profit / Loss

    Additional Position Factors:
  • - - - - - - Workstyle: Hybrid
  • - - - - - - Travel: 10%
  • - - - - - - Overtime as needed

    At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo. - We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda. - Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment. - We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities. - We are Honda!
    What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?
    Total Rewards:
  • - - - - - - Competitive base salary
  • - - - - - - Annual Bonus
  • - - - - - - Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • - - - - - - Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • - - - - - - 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • - - - - - - Relocation assistance (if eligible)
    Career Growth:
  • - - - - - - Advancement opportunities
  • - - - - - - Career mobility -
  • - - - - - - Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • - - - - - - Training and Development programs -

    Additional Offerings:
  • - - - - - - Wellbeing program
  • - - - - - - Community service and engagement programs
  • - - - - - - Product programs
  • - - - - - - Free drinks onsite

    Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Keywords: American Honda Motor Co Inc, Columbus , Senior Account Representative, Accounting, Auditing , Marysville, Ohio

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