Product Specialist

Date: 16 Feb 2024

Location: Quezon City, Philippines

Company: inchcape

As a member of the Inchcape team, you will play a key part in the success of our hugely diverse global business. We are a team of over 14,500 colleagues across more than 40 countries make up the global Inchcape team. We are always searching for talented and passionate people, with a can-do attitude, to join us and help power Inchcape’s growth.
Our business focuses on four key strategic objectives with our vision to be the ‘World’s most trusted automotive distributor and retailer’.
Working with some of the most prestigious brands in the market, and with our enhanced basic salaries and competitive pay plans, this move could be the best move in your career so far!

JOB SUMMARY

The Product Specialist is mainly responsible for establishing new products in the market/competitor analysis and calculation of price premium. He is also responsible for brand planning, ensure proper homologation of new and existing products.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Identify Commercial Vehicle Market preferences and requirements to determine focus of sales efforts.
  • Monitor Pricing from RCSEA (Vehicle, Accessories and CTT) generated from SAM
  • Work hand in hand with Sales Group to determine sales potential and inventory requirements
  • Prepare Order Management and Planning (Production, Shipment and Arrival) based on RCSEA Yearly Targets, Internal Targets and Delear Targets.
  • Attend Kufri Meetings together with Sales, Planning & Business Devt. Team
  • Closely communicate with Technical Specialist on Vehicle Specifications and updates from Global and Regional Tools such as Product Information Tool, Bodybuilder Portal,Bodybuilder Guide and Library.
  • Attend internal and external workshops/trainings related to Local Regulations. 
  • Meet with Local Body Builders for business opportunities available in Commercial Vehicle Industry.
  • Communicate with Distributor and Retail Group, including Dealer Network on Local Regulations, Policies and Operating procedures to ensure compliance and functional effectiveness of business.
  • Cascade to both Distributor and Retail Group any updates from Global and Regional.
  • Study Competitive Pricing and Establish Market Intelligence Templates for Commercial Vehicle Group Categories.
  • Create a monitoring file for Mercedes-Benz Vehicle Specifications vis-à-vis Competitor Products
  • Attend Commercial Vehicle Related Exhibits for Market Familiarization and updated Competitor Product Offers.
  • Handle administrative requests and queries from senior managers
  • Manage data in spreadsheets and report templates
  • Ensure organization of Departamental required documents and reports that may be generated through assigned company platforms and or softwares.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in any Engineering or any related course
  • At least 2 years related work experience in Product Management;
  • At least 2 years work experience in the Automotive Industry
  • Market Trends and Analysis covering both macro-economics and premium automotive segments, Sales Data Analysis, Customer Target Methodology, In-depth understanding of product pricing, Strategic Thinking, Excellent Communication skills, and CAdaptability, Attentive, Analytical, Collaborative, Highly organized, Innovative, Self-driven and able to be of direct influence to othersustomer Service competence, Interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability, Attentive, Analytical, Collaborative, Highly organized, Innovative, Self-driven and able to be of direct influence to others
  • Office based – 95 %

    Field work – 5%

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.