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Manager, Advanced Product Strategy at Hyundai Motor America

Posted in Consultant 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Fountain Valley, California

Job Description:

At Hyundai, we’ve rethought our business and created cars that combine performance, quality, design and innovation into a complete package.

It’s time you rethink what you expect from an employer.

At Hyundai, we understand you're not just building a career – you're building a life. We believe in our people and realize that our success is a direct result of our commitment in offering you great opportunities for your career. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for a chance to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.



~ Represent the voice of the customer throughout the corporate planning organization. Proactively develop product strategies that are synergistic with the brand strategy, sales plan and business objectives.


Major Responsibilities:

~Product Strategy Development (30%)

~ Develop New Product Concepts and Full Model Changes.

~ Ongoing management of Long Range Product Plan and Lineup Strategy.

~ Develop and manage long range Powertrain and Technology Strategies and Plans.


~Strategic Integration and Communication (30%)

~ Lead the development of Integrated Launch Strategies between Product Planning, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service teams for all launch models.

~ Manage the relationship and communication between brand strategy team and product planning.

~ Strengthen relationships with Hyundai’s US Engineering Team for “North American One-Voice” to HMC.


~Customer Insight and Futuring (25%)

~ Continually study customer and market trends both within automotive and among external markets that shape automotive consumer behavior using syndicated and custom research studies.

~ Provide authoritative voice of the customer for all future planning.


~ Analyze and provide recommendation for ad-hoc product strategy related requests. (10%)

~ Travel to Korea as required to support HMA for design reviews and product presentations. (5%)



~ Makes recommendations and strategic decisions that affect the division and/or entire company.



~ Must be a high school graduate

~ Bachelor’s degree required

~ Master’s degree a plus


Related Experience:

~ Six to seven years of OEM experience of which at least three years in a strategic role desired.

~ Two to three years of supervisory experience desired.



~ Excellent analytical skills - use both quantitative and qualitative data to create a broad, dynamic view of the market and synthesize the underlying insights of the data.

~ Adept at identifying key consumer insights and developing them into actionable strategies.

~ Effective knowledge of automotive strategy and market research activities.

~ Excellent oral and written communications skills, with the ability to influence a wide range of management levels, both inside and outside of HMA.

~ Proven track record presenting complex analyses in straightforward, digestible formats to influence executive decision-making.

~ Thorough computer skills, with proficiency in Powerpoint, Excel and MTAB.

~ Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple simultaneous projects.


Physical requirements:

~ Normal office duties.

~ Must be able to present in front of large audiences.

~ Domestic and International Travel (15%).



Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant based on race, religion or creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sex or gender (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related circumstances), gender identity, gender expression, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, military and veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws.