Leads product development efforts for the company in select product lines
Responsibilities and Duties
Duties of the position include the following:
Report directly to the Director of Product Development
Be responsive & proactive in managing customer requests and inquiries. Review and address customer inquiries in a timely manner. Collaborate and assist with troubleshooting issues, documenting, and communicating to appropriate parties
Conduct OEM research and communicate coverage goals and opportunities to product line teams
Plan and meet product development deadlines
Product team leader
Respectfully and diligently take on any other job duties assigned
The Company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time
Qualifications and Skills
Automotive mechanical repair experience or training.
Strong automotive knowledge (either parts counter or automotive catalog is great)
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints
Experience and/or understanding of the following: 1) Troubleshooting mechanical failures, 2) Quality Control on a manufacturing level, 3) Catalog entry (mapping and validating), 4) Catalog data distribution, 5) OES or OEM automotive products, 6) OEM Automotive part numbers and lookups
Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the time domestically and internationally.
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel (Vlookups, pivot tables, etc.) and PowerPoint
Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
Previous product development experience.
Background in vehicle parts knowledge, automotive part fitment, OEM and competitive part evaluation.
Knowledge of state of the art aftermarket data formats and requirements, such as ACES, and PIES.
Previous experience managing/manipulating large amounts of data.
ASE certification or formal automotive technology education
Ability to read measuring tools (micrometers, calipers, etc.)
College Degree (Bachelor's)
Strong knowledge of automotive systems and repair
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient skills in Excel and Outlook
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (Employee only pays $20/month)
9 Paid Holidays
Paid Sick & Vacation Time
401K Plan with Company Match
Good Working Environment
Advanced Innovative Technology Corp. (TrakMotive) was established in 2006 as a marketing and distribution company for Wonh Industries. AIT Corporation has two distribution centers, one in Springfield, MO (Headquarters) and one in Redlands, California. Advanced Innovative Technology Corp. specializes in 100% brand new Automotive – Light Duty Truck CV Axles, ATV-UTV CV Axles, Window Regulators and Prop Shafts. We are a full service distribution center providing sales, customer service and technical support for our customers.Our products are manufactured by Wonh Industries in a state-of-the-art, ISO 9001/ISO14001/TS16949-certified production facility.www.trakmotive.com