Jim Zhang

Work History

Work History

Service Engineer

Honeywell Turbocharger

·Customer service planning/controlling, communication with OEM service dept

·Field service to customer feedback

·Customer training, 15 to 20 times per year

·Warranty controlling

·Re-working control to returned products with/without failures.

Sep 2008 - Present

Asia Product, Sales&Marketing Director

L&L Products

·Organize and manage Product Development, Sales, Marketing, After Sales, Product Application Engineering to China market as well as Korea, Japan markets.

·Work out Company Business Plan (BP) with Asia President; participate in Global Sales Meeting in US Headquarter to review worldwide locations’ BP.

·Built up Sales Team and Technique Team, be responsible for sales margin, pricing strategy and cash flow for targeted customers.

·As management team member to work out Investment Plan, HR Plan and Localization Plan base on BP.

·Co-ordinate company issues with headquarter, different locations in USA, France, Japan, Korea and China.

·Lead team to work out technique and drawings management rule, and achieve good performance.

Achievement:

·Sales turnover increase from 2008: 45 Mio to 2009: 60 Mio, 2010: 98 Mio, fulfill and exceed the 3 years sales targets which President and Board Member given from 2008 to 2011.

·Developed new customers, Chery, Ford, Mazda, DPCA, BYD, BAIC, Changan and Zotye.

·Build up sales team up to 6 people in 2011, covering main OEMs in China (VW, Daimler, BMW, GM……)

·Customer Oriented Product Development and Engineering.

Mar 2006 - Aug 2008

Commercial Director - Exhaust

Magneti Marelli Powertrain (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

·Define business strategy together with General Manager which is in line with global strategy.

·Supervise one commercial team of 3 people.

·Support to work out Sales Budget and fulfill the Budget.

·Product Applications with OEM together, taking care all the issues when start new project (Applications, Samples, SOP, Logistic, Localizations, Import and Export, Commercial etc).

·Manage marketing analysis and reporting

Mar 2005 - Mar 2006

Drivetrain Division Manager

Siemens VDO Automotive

·Responsible for Division China specified area / customer business strategy, settle and develop the Division China marketing and sales plan of the market. China Marketing initiative for TCU, XCU and Hybrid Vehicle within first 6 months.

·M&A activities, Priority List and discussion; Seeking local partner for Hybrid Vehicle technology, Tong Ji University

·Local BD & technical team building. Technical support to local customers and global partners

·Global communication for all activities related to China

Nov 2003 - Mar 2005

Account Manager

Magneti Marelli Powertrain (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

·Responsible for the sales to Chery and Fiat with overall account management.

·Responsible to manage commercial presentations and quotations to Chery and Fiat.

·Responsible to negotiate Piece Price, Tooling and Development costs with Chery and Fiat.

·Coordinator for other activities in technical, quality, warranty, production, etc

Sep 1999 - Aug 2001

Design Engineer

Shanghai Diesel Engine Co. Ltd

·Engine components design (Auto CAD drawings)

·Engine bench testing

·Engine pre-production follow up

·Technical support to after-sales

Education

Education
Sep 2005 - Feb 2008

Master (MBA)

Fu Dan University

·Concentration in Finance and Strategic Management