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Diesel and Turbocharger Product Manager in Queens, NY at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Successful candidate will have experience in diesel engine technologies relating to diesel fuel injection systems, exhaust gas recirculation, electronic diesel engine control systems, diesel particulate filters, selective catalyst reduction, turbochargers, boosting systems related parts, and their differences from early to latest models, naming a few examples. Position will be responsible for the development of automotive aftermarket product strategies for the diesel and turbocharger assigned lines to include: new product development, new product introductions, market research, and Original Equipment (OE) research. In addition, you will partner with other internal departments in the engineering, design/development and the testing of new products.

 Responsibilities include: 

  • Act as an internal expert in the diesel and turbocharger product categories
  • Define new product initiatives while optimizing the ongoing product line for maximum profitability.
  • Define and develop 1-3 year product portfolio roadmaps
  • Deliver product introductions on-time and within budget, for assigned product lines
  • Develop and drive brand, product and line strategy
  • Identify and develop new product opportunities
  • Work within a cross-functional team through all phases of the product design and development process, manufacturing and sourcing process through to product launch
  • Contribute to new category and new channel assessment
  • Prepare Market Requirements Document and product specifications along with the product development / engineering team
  • Preparing accurate up-to-date reports and reviews on project schedules and cost analysis
  • Evaluate ideas and suggestions for new products, investigate market opportunities.
  • Lead implementation of new product launches outlined in the product marketing plan
  • Partner with operations (forecasting & supply chain) and sales planning to ensure fill rate targets are achieved
  • Responsible for acquiring, updating, and comparison of company product performance vs. competitive performance, and competitive landscaping (pricing, features, applications, and innovation)

Job Requirements

 Key Competencies:  

  • Strategic planning
  • Market trends analysis
  • Project Management
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate with sales team/channel partners
  • Analysis of Market Demand, Market Share and Value Proposition of own products vs  main competitors
  • Manage and execute the introduction of new products
  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Programs, including Access, Word, Excel, and Outlook

Minimum Requirements: 

  • BA / BS degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 years diesel – turbocharger product experience preferred

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