Senior Group Manager, Eco Strategy

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Fountain Valley, CA, US, 92708

Company: Hyundai Motor America

At Hyundai, we’ve rethought our business and created cars that combine performance, quality, design and innovation into a complete package.

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At Hyundai, we understand you're not just building a career – you're building a life. We believe in our people and realize that our success is a direct result of our commitment in offering you great opportunities for your career. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for a chance to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.





~ Support development of long-term model line-up strategies and identify new product and feature opportunities by studying market, consumer, and government trends.

~ Work with regulatory compliance and product planning teams to develop GHG, CAFE, and ZEV compliant product and sales strategies.

~ Ensure Hyundai Motor America lineup and production strategies are optimized for market demand and profit optimization, including strategies related to sourcing of key electric vehicle components including batteries.

~ Lead efforts to grow electric vehicle adoption by improving a customers’ electrification journey. 

~ Support efforts to ensure Hyundai Motor America is on a sustainability pathway.

Major Responsibilities

~ Work with Product Planning, Sales, and Finance to create long term electrified product strategies that establish Hyundai as an electrification leader.  Make model, powertrain, and drivetrain recommendations that maximize sales and profit while keeping Hyundai on a compliant trajectory.

~ Identify unique advantages/opportunities for the different vehicle technologies from both a customer and regulatory perspective to help grow sales and meet compliance targets; develop electrification technology forecasts to support vehicle and lineup decision making.

~ Report on Hyundai’s regulatory performance, to ensure all affected departments understand status; effectively communicate how line-up and powertrain decisions impact GHG, CAFE, and ZEV regulatory compliance. 

~ Monitor and report on federal and state incentives’ programs and their impact on Hyundai electrified vehicle sales and compliance strategy.  Support efforts that ensure production strategies are optimized based on IRA localization and battery material sourcing requirements. 

Major Responsibilities (continued)

~ Work with and support Marketing, Sales, Eco Mobility, etc. to identify customer pain points during their electrification journey, from electric vehicle consideration, through vehicle ownership, and vehicle end of life.

~ Provide strategic guidance on requirements and advances in battery technology, vehicle charging, battery recycling, etc. to key partners within Hyundai Motor North America.

~ Understand requirements and support efforts to reach carbon neutrality targets at Hyundai Motor America.


~ Position requires attaining and maintaining understanding of federal and state regulations pertaining to CAFE, GHG, ZEV, etc.

~ Position requires ensuring that future model lineup complies with federal and state related regulations that affect the company.

~ Position requires presenting before executive teams in the US and Korea and is responsible for significant decision making in North America Subsidiaries.


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

Related Experience

~ Ten+ years of relevant experience of which at least five years of directly related experience in legal/automotive, technical areas of the automobile business, with experience preferably in technical compliance matters, or design or testing.

 ~ Two to three years of supervisory experience desired.


~ Ability to gather relevant technical regulatory information from multiple government and industry sources.

~ Ability to accurately analyze technical regulatory information and   determine how it may impact Hyundai.

~ Ability to develop and provide solutions to ensure Hyundai compliance with technical resolutions.

~ Proficient with Excel and other data analytic tools for creating compliance strategies.

~ Ability to create reports and PowerPoint presentations and be able to communicate technical matters to non-technical people.

~ Working knowledge of different powertrain

Certification Required

~ N/A.

Physical Requirements

Normal office duties

Work Model

#LI-Hybrid (80% Onsite/ 20% Remote)


$164,100.00 - $227,800.00 Annual




Actual pay will be based on skills, experience and education. Our total rewards package includes base salary, bonus and benefits. Benefits include healthcare insurance (medical/prescription, dental, vision), 401(k) company match, a quarterly employer enhanced contribution, basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability, employee assistance program (work/life balance programs and confidential counseling), expert medical services (provider referrals, second opinion), business travel accident insurance, health advocacy (coordinate care and services, assistance with claim and billing issues, understanding Hyundai benefits), annual discretionary bonus, accrued vacation pay, company provided sick pay, vehicle lease program (monthly fee includes insurance and maintenance).


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