Senior Product Planner in Los Angeles, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2141776

Senior Product Planner

95-120K

Los Angeles, CA

Our client in the automotive industry seeks a Senior Product Planner to identify and implement recommendations to achieve product competitiveness, volume, and profitability while managing a defined vehicle set.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct ongoing and constant market, product and trend analyses, and translate them into understandable assessments and recommendations for use in existing and future product proposals.
  • Effectively use data mining, and research analysis tools, and create clear and solid presentations that can display complex information across cultural and managerial levels.
  • Be comfortable and willing to make clear presentations to all internal stakeholders, executives and external parties, to support all aspects of the model and brand strategies.
  • Define the product concept and present strategies to support the product attribute requests and ensure all development gate milestones are achieved and approved, along with meeting business and profitability objectives
  • Develop proposals that translate product requirements, competitiveness, and brand objectives into a product lifecycle plan and develop a feature application that is consistent across model and brand line-ups
  • Collaborate with Market Research and Marketing departments to refine and prepare customer targets, including demographics, psychographics and lifestyle descriptions
Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or Product Development (Masters or MBA a plus)
  • At least 3+ years of relevant experience with the automotive industry with an automotive OEM
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to lead multiple cross functional teams (who don't directly report)
  • Knowledge of product planning processes in automotive industry
  • Previous experience/knowledge of market segmentation and research fundamentals,
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with research tools such as JD Power, NVES, JATO, and AUTOPLANNER
  • English fluency, verbal and written

Senior Product Planner

95-120K

Los Angeles, CA


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