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Product Manager needed in Pacific, MO
Posted to Classifieds Forum on 6/9/2014

Walker Products began supplying the fuel system needs of the automotive industry in 1946. Today Walker is one of the largest, privately owned manufacturers of fuel system components and engine management sensors. We have four manufacturing locations: Garden Grove, California, two in Western Colorado: Fruita and Grand Junction and one in Pacific, Missouri.

We serve major Original Equipment Manufacturers, Co-manufacturers, Rebuilders and Retail customers in the fuel, engine management and exhaust markets worldwide.

Our product offerings include: •Carburetion Repair Kits and Accessories •Fuel Injection Repair Kits and Accessories •Oxygen Sensors •Engine Management Devices -- including ACT Sensors, ECT Sensors, Cam & Crankshaft Position Sensors, EGR Valve Position Sensors, EGR Valve Pressure Sensors, MAP Sensors, MAF Sensors, Throttle Position Sensors, EGR Valves, IAC Motors, TABPV, Fuel Pressure Regulators, TBI & Port Fuel Injectors and Fuel Seal Repair Kits •Ignition Wire Sets and Ignition Coils

We are committed to supplying products manufactured to meet or exceed OEM standards and specifications. This effort is backed by our own manufacturing, product management and engineering staff to ensure it is maintained and accurate in the production of quality parts, vehicle applications, instruction sheets and technical support.

The Product Manager will plan, develop, and direct the aftermarket marketing efforts for Automotive Engine Management, Emission sensors, Ignition and other fuel system components. Participate in the activities of production, sales, advertising, promotion, research and development, marketing research, purchasing, distribution, package development and finance. This position is located in Pacific, MO and applicant must be willing to relocate.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.May manage product analysts and catalog assistants. 2.Research feasibility and applications for new and existing products, e.g.O2 sensors and engine management devices. 3.Develop vehicle application databases containing OEM product specific information for many worldwide sales markets. 4.Produce competitive analysis materials comparing product with its key competitors. 5.Conduct market research and identifies and tracks market trends in company's industry. 6.Assure process or product adheres to the company quality program and plans by assisting in audits and recommending corrective actions. 7.Participate in overall product strategy, development, and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products. 8.Respond to customer inquiries regarding product applications and use. 9.Manage in the production of paper catalogs per product line as requested.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS: 1.Associates' degree or equivalent from a trade school. 2.Must be computer proficient with Microsoft Office programs 3.Above average math, communication, and reasoning skills. 4.Knowledge of engine control devices and automotive aftermarket experience required 5.5 years of Automotive Aftermarket Product management experience desired.

Please respond to via the website or fax resume to 970-245-4056. May also send resume to Walker Products, Inc., Attn: HR, 727 - 23 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505.

Background checks and drug test required. EOE

LeAnn Klinetobe
Walker Products, Inc.
Grand Junction, Colorado, USA