Associate Product Manager

Job Location US-MI-Southfield
Posted Date 6 months ago(6/3/2022 11:32 AM)
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The Associate Product Manager is the focal point for one, or more, automotive product lines, for the purpose of developing marketing and sales strategies, to achieve market share and sales growth objectives for Sharp Electronics Corporation.



  • Oversees the monthly preparation of the IPSI
  • Presents approved IPSI to Management. Coordinates with executive management on targets to be met, issues final reports.
  • Issues approved product purchase authorizations to on-site and off-shore factories using coordinates with off-shore factories on all issues related to inventory.
  • Monitors and coordinates product line inventory purchases.
  • Update and maintain current product pricing programs.
  • Work with logistics on a global basis to manage production location, point of sale, warehousing and logistics to maximize profit and minimize taxes, duties, and tariffs.
  • Bilingual interface with factories on technical, delivery, and quality issues.
  • Coordinate new product introductions, track requirements for all validation builds with program manager(s) and factory. Work with factory to ensure order fulfillment and launch ramp up requirements are being met to ensure OEM milestones.
  • Attend and report on trade shows and seminar, including booth duty when necessary.
  • Provide transportation support for calls with the Japanese factory.
  • Works with management on Business Plan preparation.



  • BS or equivalent . MBA preferred. 
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience in a microelectronic component sales (representative, direct or distribution sales), marketing or applications engineering environment.
  • Written and verbal Japanese fluency is required for this role.
  • Effective negotiation, communication and presentation skills required.

Sharp Electronics Corporation is an equal opportunity employer – minority – female – disability - veteran.


No agency resumes will be accepted or fees paid in the absence of an official written engagement agreement executed in advance by Human Resources for this particular position.


All applicants must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. All applications must include compensation expectations in order to be considered.  Local candidates only, please.


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