Senior Group Manager, Genesis Product Planning

Date: Sep 29, 2023

Location: Fountain Valley, CA, US, 92708

Company: Hyundai Motor America

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~ Advanced manager level position responsible for the strategy and oversight of the model line planning for all Genesis Brand models.

Major Responsibilities

~ Act as liaison between HMC and HMA Product Planning teams and GMNA based teams.

~ Manage Product Planning master schedule; ensure all work is scheduled and completed on time.

~ Work with North American teams (HMNA/GMNA, HATCI, NAQC, Genesis NA Design) to create comprehensive HMNA new product proposals for each development milestone.

~ Collaborate with North American subsidiaries to coordinate the development of product planning objectives (short and long term).

~ Regularly review total Genesis Brand line-up plan and make recommendations for lifecycle enhancements ensuring consistency across model lines.

~ Use advanced knowledge to lead and conduct new model design evaluations for each design stage.

~ Make recommendations for Long Range Product Plan adjustment to ensure proper cadence of new model introductions (including new entry ideas with Vehicle Strategy team).

Major Responsibilities (continued)

~ Oversee US market specific vehicle development activities.

~ Support monthly Genesis Product Committee governance meeting – agenda development/presentation.

~ Exercise discretion and refine product recommendations from Genesis model line planning teams.

~ Work with PLM/GMA Sales to align model mix and packaging complexity.

~ Ensure packaging development and pricing development are closely coordinated.

~ Work with ADAS/Multimedia/Mobility/Digital Business Planning teams on feature application strategy.

~ Work with Pricing/APS/PLM/PD Office teams to maximize vehicle margin/profit while meeting volume goals.

~ Coordinate product research with HMNA and GHQ Market Research teams.

~ Manage development of full model line product presentations and coordinate presentation events.

~ Represent Genesis Brand at internal and external events involving multiple model lines.

~ Oversee preparation of product presentations for product meetings with HMC and Genesis HQ.

~ Manage Genesis Brand Product Planning budget – including pilot vehicle and competitive benchmarking.

~ Improve product planning processes, both within Genesis Brand and between HMA and HMC.

~ Monitor market acceptance of vehicles to formulate countermeasure proposals focused on improving product competitiveness.

~ Work with Cost Optimization and PD Office teams to identify key cost reduction opportunities for NA produced products at HMMA and future EA plants.

~ Oversee and validate OCN/Monroney label/Spec validation approval process to ensure 100% error free execution and delivery.

~ Proactively support Genesis PP team members development plan and goals.


~ Responsible for significant Genesis brand-level product direction and guidance for North America Subsidiaries.

~ Major corporate recommendations will be confirmed by executive management team GMA/HMNA.

~ Conduct and communicate NA strategy with HMC HQs as a window of NA region.

~ Works with executives on management initiatives; recognized as a member of management.

~ Manages a department or one or more functional areas.


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

Related Experience

~  Ten or more years of experience with direct experience in automotive product planning preferred.

~  Three to five years of supervisory experience desired.


~ Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

~ Good organizational and team leadership skills.

~ Effective communication skills.

~ Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.

~ Strong automotive technology knowledge.

~ Strong automobile industry knowledge.

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