Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for an Accessory Development Planner to join our Motorsports team in Marietta, GA. The Accessory Development Planner assists the motorcycle accessory development team in the planning and coordination of accessory projects for all on-road and off-road motorcycles and scooters.
Specific Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To
- Develop new accessory requests from product planning and guide them through development.
- Ensure Engineering, Procurement and Supply Chain Management (SCM) teams have accurate information and ensuring key timing gates are met.
- Coordinate supplier sourced (Vendor Direct Fulfillment – VDF) and supplier developed accessory projects.
- Support Procurement/SCM staff through New Part Setup, price tracking, inventory sell through status and accessory delivery timing.
- Coordinate all motorcycle affiliate and export accessory requests, information sharing.
- Support all new model kitting requests with new part number setup, order volumes, and scheduling.
- Work with Sales & Marketing to ensure accessories are available to support shows, media events and dealer meetings.
- BS degree in Business, Marketing, Technical Field or equivalent preferred.
- Minimum of 5 years work experience in Product Planning or related field.
- Familiar with manufacturing processes (plastic molding, thermoforming, FRP, welding, etc.).
- Familiar with supply chain functions.
- Project Management experience is preferred, with the ability to handle multiple projects and schedules.
- Strong organizational skills with written & oral communication skills are required.
- Ability to work independently and be self-motivated and be able to motivate others to meet deadlines.
- Proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
- Must be able to travel up to 25%.
Reports to: Product Planning Manager
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
About Yamaha Motor Corporation
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that includes motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel, and much more! We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products!