Auto Parts Product Manager in Newark, CA at WORLDPAC

Date Posted: 9/9/2021

Career Snapshot

Career Description

Job Description

Manages, develops, and implements marketing activities to maximize sales of an assigned brand. Analyzes brand performance, brand competitiveness, and product trends in the marketplace and develops strategies for assigned brand based on research and analysis. Works with sales teams to identify and implement appropriate sales strategies.

Are you an experienced parts professional? Are you tired of working nights and weekends? Use your product knowledge to further your career with the best wholesale automotive parts distributor in the industry.

If you have ever wanted to advance your career to the next level, here’s your chance.

Essential Duties

  • Primary responsibilities include product selection, product lifecycle management, and assigning the appropriate product brand quality by application in alignment with corporate objectives.
  • Search for the most appropriate suppliers, by product category, from an approved list of WORLDPAC suppliers, with emphasis on both OEM and Aftermarket options.
  • Interview and select potential suppliers with emphasis on coverage, quality, and value by category.
  • Collaborate on inventory models for DC’s, regional branches, branch locations, and high-service model locations to maximize availability and minimize investment.
  • Work with sales teammates and management in the development, fine tuning, and problem resolution of our product offering.

Required Skills          

  • Should have a strong knowledge of automotive parts, vehicle systems, and product manufacturers. Additionally, an understanding of how automotive service centers operate is a bonus.
  • Previous experience in product management or purchasing is beneficial.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and AS400, with basic knowledge of Word, and PowerPoint computer programs.
  • Should have good business writing and communication skills.