PRODUCT MANAGER – HIGH PERFORMANCE CAR AUDIO & AUDIO CONNECTIVITY
AAMP Global, designer and manufacturer of aftermarket and OEM vehicle technology, is looking for a Product Manager to join its global high performance audio team. Phoenix Gold and Stinger are iconic brands in the car audio space, and behind the brands we have a team of audiophiles, meticulously designing and engineering speakers, subs, amps, and other audio accessories and components. Giving drivers worldwide, studio quality sound in any vehicle on the road. An integral part of the audio team, the Product Manager will be responsible for managing multiple new product development projects ranging from audio components, to accessories: batteries, sound damping, wire, interconnects and more. Reporting to the Director of Product Development of Stinger, Phoenix Gold & iSimple, this role will be key to the success of new product launches, keeping projects on time and on budget.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): global vendor management, project design and tracking, product evaluation and testing, assist with manuals and internal training, and working with internal teams such as sales, training and marketing to ensure successful product launch.
The Ideal Candidate ▪ Experience and passion for car audio – understanding of the technology behind the products, and able to transform market needs to products and solutions ▪ Strong attention to detail ▪ Firm understanding of project design to ensure efficient and effective launch from product conception through commercialization ▪ Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously with aggressive timelines ▪ Understand how to collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive the most successful outcome to projects ▪ Strong understanding of the manufacturing process, and experience managing multiple global vendor relationships ▪ Ability to manage product development projects ▪ Drive the financials to meet gross product margins ▪ Own the quality of the product and work with quality engineering team to ensure new products adhere to the standards Stinger and Phoenix Gold demand ▪ Prepare all required product documentation or data including Technical Requirement Documents (TRDs) and RFQ’s ▪ Interacts with other functional groups, customers and vendors to coordinate technical and schedule matters and to successfully launch projects on time.
What you will need… ▪ 5+ years relevant experience working with car audio products and global manufacturing factories
▪ Must have a proven track record of product development project management with conclusive results. ▪ Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with peers in cross functional areas; work cooperatively with management ▪ Proven experience managing multiple, fast paced projects, with on time and on budget launches ▪ Ability to communicate effectively; verbal and written; strong presentation skills ▪ Ability to work extended hours; may include domestic and international travel at times which can include evenings and/or weekends ▪ Position could be located in either Clearwater, FL or Ontario, California