Product Development Project Manager - Automotive Electrical Diagnostic Tools

  • Power Probe Group, Inc.
  • Charlotte, NC 28216, USA
  • May 17, 2024
Full time Project Management

Job Description

Check out our latest PTEN Innovation Award in the Diagnostics category!

Do you have a working knowledge of automotive equipment to develop our following innovative diagnostic tool to help automotive technicians and mechanics diagnose and repair vehicles quickly, easily, and confidently? Do you have strong project management skills? If so, we want to talk to you.

Overview: As a Product Development Project Manager for Power Probe Group, you will play a pivotal role in driving the success of our innovative product portfolio of automotive electrical diagnostic equipment. Working closely with the Sales and marketing team, Research and development, the factory, and international counterparts, you'll manage projects from ideation to delivery, ensuring alignment with market demands and company standards. Your expertise will be instrumental in collaborating with cross-functional teams to develop impactful solutions for automotive technicians.


  • Market Analysis and Opportunity Identification:
    • Analyze consumer needs, current market trends, and competitor offerings to identify differentiation opportunities.
    • Collaborate with Sales & Marketing teams to gather insights and feedback for product development.
  • Project Management and Documentation:
    • Document new product development proposals, including business cases, technical requirements, and ROI analysis.
  • Collaboration and Standardization:
    • Collaborate with regional product managers to align processes and best practices.
    • Serve as a trainer for internal teams and customers/technicians on our products.
  • Sales Support and Promotion:
    • Work closely with the Sales team to promote sales for both existing and new products.
    • Participate in launching new campaigns and maintain our product showroom in Charlotte, NC.
  • Technical Expertise and Support:
    • Provide reports of defects and diagnostics to manufacturers.
    • Travel to provide on-site training sessions and support as needed.
  • Product Information Management:
    • Maintain up-to-date product information for internal and external customers.
    • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for existing and new products.


  • High School Diploma or GED required;
  • Successful completion of an automotive technology program is strongly preferred; a Bachelor’s degree in engineering would be a plus.
  • Proven experience with automotive repair and working knowledge of automotive tools, including testing equipment.
  • Proven experience in product development project management within the automotive industry.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess market trends and consumer needs.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in documenting project proposals and technical requirements.
  • Willingness to travel approximately 25% for training sessions and support.

Note: This is an in-office position based in Charlotte, NC – not remote.

Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this role.

Local candidates are preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Supervisory Responsibility:  None


  • Twelve (12) Paid Holidays + Birthday Holiday
  • Generous PTO program
  • Group medical, dental, and vision plans, Health Savings Account, and Health Care Flex Spending Account (based on which medical plan you choose)
  • Company-paid group life insurance and AD&D plan
  • Voluntary group life insurance and AD&D plan
  • Voluntary short and long-term disability plans
  • Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with Company matching contributions