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Minimum USD Salary: 83,000
Maximum USD Salary: 133,000


Company: Kyocera


Manager, Product Planning

With nearly 80,000 employees globally, Kyocera is a leading manufacturer of high-tech ceramics used in various industries including aerospace, automotive, Medical applications, and semiconductor processing. You will find our innovative materials in everything from smartphones to space shuttles! Check out our profile video!

Look at these PERKS!

  • Competitive pay, benefits, and hours
  • 120 hours of vacation accrued per year to start (that’s 3 weeks/year for regular 8-hour shifts!)
  • 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) company match
  • Pension
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible schedules
  • Tuition reimbursement

We have a long-tenured staff (many with over 30 years of service!), a vital company mission, and an excellent benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid time off to Volunteer, paid Leave options, Tuition Reimbursement, an employer-paid Pension and a 401(k) with both Roth and a healthy company match. Many of our larger locations also feature onsite gyms, walking tracks, exercise rooms, and even employee gardens.

We strive to have a diverse workforce of people from all backgrounds, including minorities, women, and veterans, who bring their experience to support the innovation and quality that Kyocera is known for.

Kyocera International, Inc. also has a robust corporate culture and philosophy based on the experiences and writings of our founder, Dr. Kazuo Inamori, which you can learn more about here: Our company motto is “Do the right thing as a human being,” and we try to use that in our decision-making constantly.

Leads cross-functional teams through the analysis, concept, development, and launch of wireless devices.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Engineering or equivalent experience or Master’s degree in related field preferred
10+ years of Experience in one or several of the following areas: Product Management, Product Engineering, Product Marketing or Strategic Planning
Comprehensive knowledge of consumer electronics, the wireless communications industry and new wireless technologies
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Effective organizational, negotiation skills
Strong leadership skills
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint

Understanding of Managed Mobility Solutions
International business experience and understanding of the Japanese culture a plus


  1. Gathers, synthesizes, and communicates market requirements including technology roadmaps, competitive analysis, customer and consumer requirements and customer segmentation.
  2. Scopes and defines new product concepts, customer candidates and categories.
  3. Takes a leadership role in driving new technology inflection points into the product roadmap.
  4. Leads assessment and onboarding of new technologies for Managed Mobility Solutions and portfolio growth.
  5. Helps determine business case and product feasibility.
  6. Ensures product roadmap / portfolio supports corporate financial and market share objectives.
  7. Evangelizes new product concepts both internally and externally.
  8. Works with Engineering, Marketing and Sales to understand new technologies and how they will play across product portfolio.
  9. Works with Market Research on validating technology ramps, market analysis and impact to portfolio vs. competition.
  10. Works to understand carrier requirements at high level and impact to business case and product portfolio.
  11. Leads assessment and technical analysis of market information provide by market research group.
  12. Supports customer RFPs including roadmap information and content as well as technology roadmap.
  13. Engages and builds strong alliances with the senior management, Engineering, Marketing and Sales
  14. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently required to sit; and occasionally required to stand, walk.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

There are no harmful environmental conditions that are present for this position.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Pay Range $ 83,000 to $133,000 annually

Actual base pay based on factors such as relevant experience, education, market, qualifications, and skills)

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. The duties and responsibilities of this position are subject to change and other duties may be assigned or removed at any time. This position may require exposure to information subject to US Export Control regulations, i.e.: the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be US persons within the meaning of US regulations.

Kyocera International, Inc. values diversity in its workforce, and is proud to be an AAP/EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Kyocera International, Inc. Human Resources team directly.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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