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New Product Development Manager

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Date: May 30, 2019

Location: Colmar, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

The New Product Development Business Unit Manager will work with an assigned product team and assist, influence and coordinate managed level NP selection and development. This manager will help set NP strategy and vision for each product category under the team’s responsibility. Define and communicate the product vision created from company goals to drive growth. Work with category product managers and create NP go-to-market strategies.  Track, monitor and report on NP category goals. 

Responsibilities and Essential Duties:

  • Influence product category NP selection.
  • Support new category rollouts to achieve best competitive advantages.
  • Create more consistent NP development practices.
  • Motivate team members to meet NP goals.
  • Monitor, track and control NP outcomes and resolve issues, conflicts, and critical path items.
  • Assist with ROI maximization.


Job Specific Competencies:

  • Strategic thinker; creative, inquisitive, and analytical
  • Outgoing & confident
  • Decisive decision making
  • Demonstrates a bias for action
  • Results oriented
  • Pragmatic approach
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Effective problem solver



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering or similar
  • 5 years of product management experience
  • Proven new product innovative success
  • Automotive aftermarket experience



Dorman Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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