Asia Pacific Battery Industry Business Development Manager

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Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: Pudong New District, SH, CN, 201204

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.   


  • Develop and implement sales strategies to achieve business targets in the battery industry across the Asia Pacific region.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key battery Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) such as CATL, BYD, Panasonic, LG Chem, and other prominent players in the industry.
  • Identify and capitalize on new business opportunities within the battery industry, leveraging existing contacts and networks.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth execution of sales activities and provide technical support when needed.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, market dynamics, and competitive landscape to provide insights and recommendations for business growth.
  • Conduct regular market analysis and identify potential customers, providing timely feedback to the management team.
  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations, negotiate contracts, and close deals with customers.
  • Represent the company at industry conferences, trade shows, and networking events to enhance brand visibility and establish strategic partnerships.


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, MBA, or a related field. Advanced degrees are preferred.
  • Proven track record in battery industry sales, preferably in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Strong familiarity with battery sales channels and market dynamics in Asia.
  • Established relationships with key battery OEMs such as CATL, BYD, Panasonic, LG Chem, and others.
  • Background in chemical and materials industry, with a deep understanding of battery technologies and materials.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain long-term business relationships.
  • Self-motivated and result-oriented, with a drive to achieve sales targets and exceed customer expectations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, collaborating with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese is highly preferred, as well as proficiency in other Asian languages.

Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities. 

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. 

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