Senior Manager, Business Planning

Date: May 18, 2024

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.

It’s time you rethink what you expect from an employer.

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.





  • This position will play a key role within the Business Strategy division for the Hyundai Motor North America Regional HQ (‘HMNA’ or ‘NA Region’) and will be instrumental in managing Supply Chain, Production, Business Planning, Reporting and Process Improvement across the North American organization (USA, Canada, and Mexico) for the Hyundai and Genesis brands. This is a unique opportunity for individuals interested in broadening their career experience on an international scale.
  • The Business Strategy division will have exposure to the operations of manufacturing organizations in Americas (e.g. Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant in America).
  • This role will work in conjunction with executive leadership, the Business Strategy division evaluates and recommends actions that improve the organization in a wide range of areas including business operations, communications, change management, performance management, and others.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support Sales & Supply Chain governance meetings with team to provide all supply related issues and plans with sales subsidiaries and HMNA executives.
  • Collaborate with HMC HQ and HMMA on production/shipment planning and observe any potential issue to minimize business operational impact.
  • Support vehicle and parts planning and allocation for Hyundai and Genesis vehicles through coordination with Regional planning team and D&I, and follow up with HMC and HMMA.
  • Support mix management activities to optimize sales and profits.
  • Generate report and analysis of monthly results of order/production/shipment and sales to HMNA executive team.

Major Responsibilities (continued)

  • Support overall business plan of HMNA HQ, in consideration of production capacity and production mix in close collaboration with HMC HQ.
  • Support the development of the necessary infrastructure (procedures, technology, vendor management) and leverage existing internal tools and systems, to manage key projects.
  • Actively engage with internal and external customers during complex/difficult situations working collaboratively to resolve or identify appropriate actions.
  • Provide support for other ad-hoc projects as needed and manage the day-to-day actions that enable accomplishment of the above.


  • Responsible for supporting and making recommendations to the Head of the Business Planning in making significant decisions in all areas of the operation.


~ Bachelor’s degree required.
~ Master’s degree a plus

Related Experience

  • Eight or more years of relevant experience of which at least five years of directly related experience in automotive with a focus on planning, strategy, or performance management.


  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop presentations for executive management consumption.
  • Strong sense of numeric planning and analysis.
  • Excellent skills for meeting presentation and delivering storylines to executives.
  • Proficient with PC applications.
  • Comfortable communicating with colleagues whose secondary language is English.
  • SAP, SAC, Tableau proficiency is preferred.
  • Korean language competence is a plus.


  • N/A

Physical Requirements

Normal office duties
Able to travel domestically

Work Model

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




$107,800.00 - $154,000.00 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