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Job Title:  Business Development Manager - Battery

Business Company:  Industrial Automation Business (IAB)

Langenfeld, Germany

Employment Type:  Permanent


OMRON was founded in Japan in 1933 by Kazuma Tateisi as an electric manufacturing company. OMRON has presented itself as an innovative industry leader in automation, sensing and control technology. Since then, many everyday products and services were invented and introduced to society.

Today, OMRON is a leading multinational company with more than 28,000 employees in 44 countries globally. OMRON in EMEA covers over 23 countries with more than 2,200 employees. They form the backbone of our organization, helping us become a global leader in automation by leveraging its core sensing & control technologies to expand into businesses, such as control components, electronic components, automotive electronic components, social infrastructure, healthcare, and the environment. 


For the establishment of sustainable growth in battery business in the EMEA region, we are looking for a


Business Development Manager - Battery (f/m/d)


You will report to the Industry Sales Manager EMEA – e-Mobility and work from your home-office.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify, qualify and close Battery investments opportunities by managing the related Ecosystem and Stakeholders 
  • Develop and maintain deep relationships with key C-Level decision-makers in the Battery Manufacturing Industry Ecosystem (EU’s, OEMs, Line Integrators, and other Industry Partners)
  • Support Sales teams to align the EV battery Value propositions with local market trends and meet EV Battery customer demands 
  • Develop networking/collaboration across Business Units and countries that ensure collaboration and alignment to deliver on EV Battery goals 
  • Deploy electric vehicle battery sales plans and meet key ambitions including integration of OMRON Automation solutions/products 
  • Ensure we become a true solution advisor/provider to key EV Battery Manufacturers in EMEA 
  • Develop regional talents on EV Battery within EMEA; lead and manage the people to ensure we have right level of competencies
  • Deploy the entire cross-BU EV battery value proposition to the targeted System Integrator, OEMs and End Users 



Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree with technical focus
  • 5+ years of experience in business development, preferably in the Automotive Industry
  • Proven track record of success in business development, as well as strong relationships with key decision-makers in Automotive and Battery manufacturing industry ecosystems 
  • Familiar with the EV Battery process, customer challenges & pain points, internal constraints, and opportunities within Automotive & EV Battery segment 
  • Strong relationship-building, networking skills, communication and people management capabilities 
  • Structured, agile, organized, and comfortable operating in matrix environment  
  • Obtain alignment and work effectively across teams and functions 
  • Demonstrate strong personal Leadership  
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English is required and additional languages would be beneficial
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ability to work and collaborate in complex multi-cultural network 
  • Ability to open C-level doors and influence C-level decision makers 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Learning the EV Battery production process and appropriate the EV battery value proposition
  • Supporting our Sales EMEA organization to deploy projects


Our Offer

  • Collaboration in a successful, innovative, sales-oriented, international company
  • Constantly the latest innovative technology and continuous training
  • Work and assignment planning from home office
  • Room for personal and professional development, including being rolled in specific machinery safety training programs (e.g. TÜV Rheinland FS Eng.)
  • Performance-based income, Bonus plan, Company car - also for private use
  • Company bicycle leasing
  • Access to the corporate benefits platform (discounts on shopping, travel, concerts, etc.)
  • Development opportunities within the company


Our People:

We believe in the unlimited potential possible when our people express their talents and individuality, work with respect for others, and maximize our strengths together.

Whether you are at the beginning of your career or the top of your profession, Omron could be your perfect fit. Our employees are our best asset. Employees at Omron fuel our long history of leadership, values, and service. We work as a team to excel, developing and extending our expertise in our current work and into new areas. 

Benefits and your career growth at OMRON

We know that it is essential to provide an empowering environment that enables you to grow both personally and professionally to keep growing our business. So, regardless of where in your career you are when you join us, we have development opportunities for you. Goals are clear, challenging and designed to unlock the highest potential in you. We encourage you to constantly develop yourself by taking on more responsibility in your current role or pursuing new organizational opportunities. 

We reward your commitment and high performance. Every year we nominate talented colleagues, from all areas of the business, for our talent pool. Additional training, mentoring and guidance is offered by the management and HR. 

Req ID:  2007

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