Assistant Manager - Product Planning

Pine Brook, New Jersey

Type: Direct-Hire

Category: Industrial & Manufacturing

Compensation Range: 60000.00 - 70000.00 Yearly

Job ID: 148007

Date Posted: 01/15/2020


  • Assists in analyzing and Machine Tool Market / Product Trend to develop effective new product strategy
  • Make recommendations by identifying critical risk and benefits of each product strategy
  • Assist Strategy & Planning Team Leader and product planning manager in analyzing America Machine Tools
  • Market (product, industry, and competition) by monitoring data on internet, interviewing sales, distributors, customers, and vendors, or by analyzing market data tools (such as USMTO, EDA, UCC, US Census, Penta)
  • Update monthly new product development / launch status
  • Assist in gathering customer, distributor, and internal team’s feedback on new product development needs /America Machine Tools market situation
  • Assist in Generating sales material for new products
  • Setup strategic meetings (creating schedule, agenda, etc.)
  • Assist in preparing meeting data for Global Product Strategy Meeting, Monthly P2M, Field Marketing, etc.
  • Assist Product Planning Manager in creating technical analysis and comparison data between product and major competition (Specification, Price, sales Trend)
  • Assist Product Planning Manager in collecting and maintaining database that consists of major competition’s sales material, product information
  • Up to 25% travel required



  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering required
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills that can help drive the company to the next level
  • Strong networking skills needed to keep pace with contemporary manufacturing practices at better/best in class companies
  • Knowledge of the current Machine Tool Industry and familiarity with CNC machinces highly preferred
  • PC skills required – Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Bilingual – English/Korean required