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Product Manager

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Colmar, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dorman was founded on the belief that people should have the freedom to fix their vehicles. For over a century, we've provided countless products and services to help people do just that.   As a $1.3B*+ global supplier of aftermarket automotive parts, with 3,300+ Contributors, and 28 Sites across the globe, we remain focused on driving new solutions, to help our partners grow their businesses, and help repair professionals and vehicle owners maintain their vehicles (*approx. earnings as of 12/31/21).  Everyone who works at Dorman is called a Contributor. We need everyone, regardless of role and experience, to contribute to our success. That means everyone has a unique ability to make an impact on the business. We encourage all our Contributors to bring their authentic selves to work. The freedom to pursue new ideas, offer different perspectives, and grow in your career is fundamental to working at Dorman.


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-to 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

Dorman Leadership Core Competencies

Decision Quality

Results Driven


Project Management


Team Leadership


Emotional Intelligence

Job Specific Competencies

Critical Thinking

Presentation Skills

Business Acumen

Financial Acumen



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

Experience within a manufacturing or distribution environment is preferred.

Prior experience working and leading cross functional teams

Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate at all levels of the organization and move projects through the organization with minimal direction

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite and specifically Excel including pivot tables and v-lookups

Must be willing to travel 10% of the time and occasional weekend responsibility

Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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