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Global. Collaborative. Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry. Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

Lead Market Intelligence Analyst

United States - MI - Holland

Job Description

Global. Collaborative.
Innovative. Together, we will transform the automotive interiors industry.
Together, we will redefine the ways people experience life onboard vehicles.

 

You will be part of a
global, diverse team. A team that is truly dedicated to anticipating and
re-imagining how society will live and work inside the vehicles of tomorrow.
You will build strong, personal relationships as you work together to push the
boundaries of innovation. The environment will be fast-paced, exciting,
challenging. But you will be inspired to adapt and evolve.

 

Opportunity is yours.
Are you ready for the challenge?

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This person will be part of the strategic planning team and lead
the North America forecasting for the, market, and competitive intelligence
activities that will provide information to leadership to enable better
decisions by consolidating external and organizational knowledge and making it
accessible to the cross functional team(s). Support the design,
coordination, execution, and updating of ongoing primary and secondary market
research activities including data gathering, analysis, writing, reporting, and
presenting. Manage a methodology to effectively and efficiently share market forecasting
and intelligence with the broader organization. 
Gain broad exposure to the organization by developing relationships with
product groups, finance, customer business units, and senior leadership. Mentor
other regions as needed.  Develop skills
to set up a competitive intelligence system within the organization, allowing
business units to input and capture knowledge when they discover a competitor.
This individual works independently to develop targeted market forecasting intelligence
analyses relating to markets, competitors, suppliers, partners, and
technologies. Analyses include:

  • OEM production forecast
    & trend analysis  (70% of time)
  • Mentor other regions
    with regards to forecasting methodology
  • Competitor profiles
    incl. footprint database 
  • Support a Competitive
    Intelligence System 
  • Support the Global Monthly
    Market Trends newsletter and initiatives
  • Conduct analyses as
    required to support special projects 
  • Build and manage
    relationships with third party vendors (e.g., IHS) 

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in
    Marketing, Business Administration, Economics, or related discipline
  • Experience developing
    automotive market forecasts
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High degree of comfort
    and skill in using analytical tools and systems
  • Willingness and desire
    to build relationships and network
  • Experience working in
    the Automotive Industry is a big Plus

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is the world’s leading
supplier of instrument panels and cockpit systems, door panels, floor consoles
and overhead consoles. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has more than 105
manufacturing and technical centers in 17 countries and employs over 29,600
people globally. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint
venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned
subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group
of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Johnson Controls a global
multi-industrial company. For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.

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Published: 12/02/2016
Job Field: Business Strategy
Location: United States - MI - Holland
REQ. NO.: 16000698
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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