Overview

Posted on Oct 2018

COMPANY: European MNC.  Good benefits with career progression

LOCATION: Tuas – Transport provided at Jurong East

Asst Product Manager, APAC (Automotive)

Responsibilities:

A- New product introduction (NPI) and management

  • Define product programs to be developed for each respective market in line with global product strategy.
    • Develop competitive new products that meet or exceed THE COMPANY specifications maintaining premium brands image.
    • Implement product development plan and monitor all development phases. Update all stakeholders of development status. Identify areas of improvements and concerns and recommend improvements when applicable.
    • Coordinate with other departments the launch of every NPI items.
    • Work closely with local sales/ product dept on market prices and information for new product introduction.
    • Work closely with strategic sourcing on pricing, with both strategic sourcing and SDE (supplier development engineer) on new supplier developments and support local sourcing activities.
    • Responsible for sourcing with suppliers for Joint Venture organization, to get the best price option for the market.
    • Responsible for product life cycle and to maintain active range of products in both brands.
    • Plan resources with technical team for resourcing or new developments activities.

B- Product marketing and market support

  • Responsible for defining product packaging, product labels, product appearance etc. with suppliers
    • Support sales and market development to increase sales revenue with special projects and programs, to lead and coordinate such activities.
    • Introduce new products based on market growth plan/ market requirements.
    • Identify Product USP (Unique Selling Point), conduct product benchmarking, data analysis, business case studies to support sales
    • Work with marketing department on product marketing matters.
    • Handle daily operational enquiries and issues from internal and external customers regarding products e.g. cross referencing, product fitment, application verification, supplier MOQ, resourcing of suppliers, packaging box problem etc.

Requirements

  • Diploma, Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, bachelor’s Degree, Post Graduate Diploma or Professional Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
    • Fluent in speaking Mandarin and can read/write Mandarin.
    • Good presentation skills
    • Good analytical skills, pays attention to details and meticulous
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Advanced skills in MS Office (especially Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

 

* Company provides attractive benefits which include bonuses, above-market perks and career progression.

**Pls send in your detailed cv ASAP stating your current, expected salaries, notice period and reason for leaving your last job to contact@corporatetalent.com.sg.