NTN Bearing Corporation (NBCA) is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of bearings. NTN is one of the world’s premier bearing manufacturers serving the automotive and industrial markets for the past 95+ years. We have an immediate opening in our Marketing Department for an AAM Product Marketing Strategist.
The Automotive Aftermarket Product Marketing Strategist is responsible for developing and executing NTN’s go-to-market strategy for existing and future automotive aftermarket product lines. This position is responsible for maximizing revenue and profit throughout the product portfolio lifecycle, and for managing the product line in alignment with the company’s strategic vision. The successful AAM Product Marketing Strategist will be well-versed in identifying market requirements through market research, voice of the customer, and competitive plans.
This key position would manage directly, participate in the cross functional activities of product development, product information content, market research and competitive positioning, sales, promotions, pricing, purchasing, distribution, packaging, engineering, manufacturing and profitability. The AAM Product Marketing Strategist will continuously monitor market needs and trends, taking into account advancing technologies, competitor products and aftermarket industry issues to develop and implement innovative customer solutions for existing and new products.
Manage the product life cycle stages from strategic planning to part obsolescence.
Identify market requirements for products by conducting appropriate types of market research.
Support development of the annual sales and marketing plan at the product level.
Develop new product lines and parts, working with all departments to successful completion.
Analyze and recommend potential partner relationships for the product as appropriate.
Align product categories & business processes to manage changing market and customer needs.
Analyze COGS data by customer and provide reports and recommendations when necessary
Assemble and disseminate information to provide ongoing product knowledge to the team.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field required.
5+ years of automotive aftermarket product experience is preferred.
Superior leadership and teamwork experience necessary.
Excellent presentation & written communication skills, computer systems skills and interpersonal skills.
Ability to manage projects from multiple viewpoints and different levels of detail.
Excellent time management skills and proven ability to complete assignments on schedule.
Working knowledge of aftermarket industry vehicle databases such as IHS/Polk & Motor Systems.
Superior research and analytical skills necessary.
Technical (product and manufacturing) aptitude and negotiating with strong logic and integrity.
NTN Bearing Corporation offers a full range of comprehensive benefits, including choice of medical plans, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a cash matching 401(k) Plan, separate company contribution to your 401(k) retirement account, paid vacation, additional paid time off during the major holiday season, and eligibility for tuition reimbursement. NTN Bearing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer that strongly supports diversity in the work place.
How to Apply: Please visit our website at ntnamericas.com, click careers and apply.
NTN Bearing is a multinational company and leading manufacturer of rolling element bearings, constant velocity joints, and other engineered products. Employing over nineteen thousand people, NTN has sales offices throughout the world and fifty-two manufacturing plants located in multiple different countries. As evidence of NTN's strong commitment to technology, there are sixteen R&D facilities w...orldwide. NTN has earned a reputation as a dependable supplier of high quality products and excellent technical service, resulting in year after year growth. In order to maintain its position in the industry, NTN is committed to its employees and provides an excellent work environment with outstanding employment opportunities. NTN is a supplier to all industries, including automotive, truck, construction, agricultural, general industry, aerospace, and process industries.