Associate, Product Planning

Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Fountain Valley, CA, US, 92708

Company: Hyundai Motor America

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  • The primary purpose of the Associate, North America Product Director Office is to support North American Product Planning for HMM product groups by model in each product milestone.
  • Manage model-line product planning and lifecycles for the assigned Mexico and Canada line-ups.
  • Support product development requests and coordination with HMNA/HQ/R&D/Plant for North America.

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist in lifecycle management of specific models by establishing strategies for market position, sales volume, and pricing based on extensive market situation and customer insights.
  • Help develop future product line-up plans and electrification strategies to support Chinese brand countermeasures, the transition to EVs, and enhanced CO2 regulations.
  • Support on spec check and sign-off during SOP for any new model or facelift.
  • Participate in online model review and LRPP management meetings.
  • Represent Mexico VOC through vehicle development process including Canada.
  • Interface with HMC/HAC/HMM planning staff, helping to ensure understanding of product.
  • Work with HMNA PDO and HMM finance to optimize vehicle pricing and margin to support overall profitability and sales target.

Major Responsibilities (continued)


  • Assist with product development / lifecycle management / model review and LRPP management.
  • This is a support position, focused on delivering day to day tasks and analyses with a degree of autonomy while receiving general instructions and supervision.


~ Must be a high school graduate
~ Bachelor’s degree preferred

Related Experience

  • Two or more years of professional experience in automotive manufacturer/distributor with direct product responsibilities (planning, marketing, and/or sales).
  • Cross-functional team experience is required.


  • Excel, PowerPoint, Word proficiency.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to simplify complex issues, develop compelling point of view, persuasively make case for change leading to action.
  • Outstanding written & verbal presentation skills required.
  • Strong automotive technology knowledge.
  • Korean language proficiency is preferred.



Physical Requirements

Normal office duties

Work Model

#LI-Hybrid (60% Onsite/40% Remote)




$54,375.00 - $75,000.00 Annual


  • Monthly Hyundai/Genesis vehicle lease allowance (including insurance and maintenance)
  • Holiday Pay - the company shuts down with pay between Christmas and New Years.
  • Vacation and sick time off
  • Healthcare insurance (medical, dental, and vision)
  • 401(K) company match
  • Additional 401(K) Employer Enhanced Contribution program – eligible after 1 year of employment, in addition to the regular employer matching contribution
  • Basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability
  • Mental health, wellbeing, and employee assistance program
  • Health advocate (coordinate care and services, assistance with claim and billing issues, understanding Hyundai benefits)


Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant based on race, religion or creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sex or gender (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related circumstances), gender identity, gender expression, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, military and veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles