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Product Manager in Queens, NY at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

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Job Description

Standard Motor Products Inc. is celebrating 100 years of operation this year.  We are a billion dollar enterprise that has neither forgotten its roots, nor lost the feel of a family run company.  Our staff distinguishes us as much as the world-class parts we manufacture and distribute. Demonstrating a rare commitment to quality, a genuine passion for the Automotive Aftermarket, it’s our people who support the products in our Engine Management Division.  Join the 3,000+ employees found throughout our Long Island City, NY headquarters, and in 20 factories and distribution centers throughout the country…and world.

A successful Product Manager will be responsible for the development of product strategies for their assigned lines to include: new product development, product marketing, new product introductions, and market research.  In addition, you will partner with other internal departments including but not limited to Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Distribution and Manufacturing.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage the complete product life cycle process, alongside the Sr. Product Manager, from concept to delivery.
  • Closely collaborate, work and lead cross-department teams and business groups to drive and develop new products that meet company objectives together with the Sr. Product Manager.
  • Work in tandem with marketing services, and channel teams to develop product launch programs and sales promotion programs.
  • Develop and implement relevant marketing materials to promote your managed product portfolio.
  • Conduct end-user and competitive market research to determine margin and profitability targets.
  • Work with the Product Management team to develop and execute comprehensive short and long term strategic plans.
  • Maintain an awareness of trends in the industry and develop an understanding of their product line to incorporate these insights into successful new product launches.


Job Requirements

  • Ability to work effectively across departments and enhance product growth
  • Must be able to present data and conclusions in an organized manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability, research, analytical skills and the ability to multi-task, are a must
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience using various computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • 3 to 5 years of product management experience
  • BA / BS degree, or equivalent experience
  • Must have a “can-do” attitude – the desire to go above and beyond in all you do!


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