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Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Colmar, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dorman Product is currently seeking a Product Manager with a technical background in automotive to join our growing team and assist with new product development in the aftermarket, specifically heavy duty. Someone with previous experience as a heavy duty technician or diesel mechanic would be ideal. If you are looking to advance your career, are computer savvy, and have previous Product Management experience (ideally in the heavy duty market), we want to hear from you.


Responsibilities and Duties/Essential Duties

  • Manages category/product P&L to deliver annual plan
  • Manages APMs and Coordinators
  • Establishes and prioritizes product road map, produce category and customer line reviews and go market strategy
  • Defines category pricing and add strategies
  • Defines market messages and ensures all marketing copy, product descriptions, etc. are correct and accurately reflect message and positions
  • Creates and delivers engaging presentations with influence to support selling
  • Performs pricing reviews
  • Sets forecast for new adds
  • Collaborates with customers and Tech Line
  • Attends national tradeshows
  • Proactively follows-up with account managers on a consistent basis
  • Establishes and drive project priorities
  • Maintains the pulse of the market and competitor landscape
  • Is recognized as a credible, marketplace Subject Matter Expert on the product line
  • Researches and stay informed of market and technology trends
  • Champions and advocates product lines
  • Supports Sales team through ongoing education, line reviews, and training
  • Creates and sets sample, Operating Income (OI) and New budgets for product lines
  • Manages profitability for assigned product line



  • B.S. degree in Business or minimum of 5 years work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Product Management, Marketing, Product Engineering or Strategic Sourcing with a strong focus on new product
  • Previous experience as a heavy duty technician or diesel mechanic would be ideal
  • Experience within a manufacturing or distribution environment is preferred
  • Prior experience working and leading cross functional teams
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization and move projects through the organization with minimal direction
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite; specifically Excel, including pivot tables and v-lookups
  • Must be willing to travel 10% of the time and occasional weekend responsibility



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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