Product Manager for Automotive Aftermarket Tool Distribution Org.

  • Thor, Inc
  • Newark, NJ, USA
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time Distribution-Shipping Warehouse

Job Description

In this dynamic Product Manager role, you will be involved in identification and development of new Automotive Aftermarket Tool products, as well as provide product pricing, advertising & social media content creation and management of campaigns. Candidates for this position should have a strong interest in automotive repair and knowledge of combustion type motors.

Our client is looking for an individual with product management expertise to work within a positive, family-like culture to help take their organization's Automotive Aftermarket Tool product sales efforts to the next level. This full time position provides work-life balance, excellent benefits as well as a competitive salary.

Located in the Newark/Elizabeth, NJ area, our client has over 50 years of successful growth and has an excellent reputation in each of their respective key product areas. This organization also has a solid reputation for employee career enhancement. Their "Open-door" leadership team is willing to take the time to develop the right professional who has a strong desire to expand their knowledge and professional growth. You will enjoy being a part of this high tenure, diverse and collaborative team.

Location: Newark/Elizabeth, NJ Area (Full Time Position)

Start: November 2020

Type: Direct Hire

Position Duties:

  • Perform the research, identification and development of new Automotive Aftermarket Tool products and market opportunities (i.e. paint & body equipment, dent repair, electronic testers, circuit testers etc.).
  • Collaborate with customers, technicians, vendors, staff and outside partners to develop, test and implement the new products downstream to the market.
  • Conduct end-user and competitive market research to determine pricing, margin and profitability targets.
  • Help create engaging social media content and manage other advertising campaigns and programs
  • Track market trends through analysis of market data

Experience:

  • Product development and management experience in the automotive aftermarket industry
  • Strong interest in automotive repair and working knowledge of combustion type motors
  • Understanding of product pricing, margins and profitability targets
  • Understanding of social media & advertising and the implementation of highly focused campaigns

Nice to have, but not a must:

  • BA or BS in Business, Engineering or other
  • ASE Certification

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