Assistant Product Manager- Auto Parts

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Premium Guard Inc. (PGI) is a first-to-market leader and pioneer in aftermarket automotive filtration and ancillary solutions for professional auto service providers. Since 1996 our focus has been on the design, manufacture, and distribution of high-quality products for the automotive industry.

PGI is seeking an Assistant Product Manager to join our high-performing product management team, reporting directly to the Sr. Product Manager. As an essential member of the product management team, the Assistant Product Manager is charged with the strategic handling of both new product development and the refinement of existing offerings. This role requires a proactive and adept coordinator capable of steering cross-functional teams through the intricate processes of product design, development, manufacturing, and sourcing, all the way to successful product launch.

With a discerning eye for market dynamics and consumer trends, the Assistant Product Manager is expected to harness a multitude of research data points to construct and dissect monthly reports. These insights will fuel data-driven decisions and spearhead the identification and recommendation of new product opportunities that promise maximum return on investment (ROI).

A commitment to efficiency, coupled with strong analytical prowess, ensures the Assistant Product Manager is a driving force behind delivering products that resonate in the market and uphold the company’s standards for innovation and quality.

Specific Job Duties:

 

  • Assist in the development and launch of new products by coordinating with cross-functional teams
  • Monitor market trends, competitor products, and customer feedback to ensure our products remain competitive
  • Communicate with engineering team and vendors to ensure timely progression through the workflows
  • Assist in generating reports on product performance, sales, and forecasts for new products
  • Address customer inquiries and complaints, providing prompt solutions and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Evaluate the necessity of ordering Original Equipment (OE) samples for analysis and manage the procurement process, ensuring alignment with product development goals and timelines.
  • Maintain and update various product information databases
  • Compile and analyze relevant data for quoting and line reviews, enabling precise cost estimation and informed product lineup decisions
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business, Marketing, Engineering, or a related discipline is preferred
  • At least one year of proven experience in product management or a related field, preferably within the automotive aftermarket industry
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration
  • Proficient in data analysis and reporting, with a high level of competence in Excel and related software tools

Job Type: Full Time

Schedule: Monday – Friday

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