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Sr. Analyst, Product Planning / Product Planning Manager

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Vizio Inc.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and America’s #1 Sound Bar company. Our mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products and services with the latest innovations at the best value for our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart. We are currently seeking an Product Planning Manager at our Irvine, CA headquarters.


The ideal candidate is passionate about the business side of the Consumer Electronics industry.  The candidate will assist with day to day planning of TV segment, research market competition, study product roadmap ideas from features/customer segment, plan future VIZIO products and work with presentations/summaries.  The candidate is comfortable owning his or her work independently, and will pro-actively engage internal and external stakeholders as needed to secure the best possible outcomes.  This position will report to the Director, Product Planning and will work closely with both the Product and Business Planning teams.




  • Develop product roadmap and plan future VIZIO products
  • Help identify key attributes in technology and drive them to be in our product roadmap
  • Understand the market (via NPD Data, Internet Research & Competitive Intelligence) and how our product fits in
  • Communicate with our ODM and Supplier partners
  • Create strategic product RFQ for segments of the business
  • Reviewing price path
  • Understand and work with P&L


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop pricing roadmaps based on market condition, historical sales, technology differentiation, brand position and P&L.
  • Understanding of market and competition, technology/customer feedback/reviews/professional reviews etc.
  • Work with corporate marketing to develop the correct Go to Market plans for each product/channel/business segment. Provide insight that will help to lead and create best opportunity based on all the facts that we have,
  • Review, understand and create value equation for VIZIO product lines. Create understanding between each series as well as the competition
  • Efforts towards advanced product planning. Part of team to develop 1-2 year high level product roadmap strategy while researching new technologies and proving options for review
  • Assist in channel and macro level forecasting, panel and component alignment
  • Business Planning with internal team and directly with ODM
  • Reporting in Tableau and assist in developing regular power point presentations on the above
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Area of Study: Business, Engineering or Finance preferred)
  • Minimum 5-8 years of related work experience with Consumer products
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Tableau and Quip (preferred)
  • Passionate about the home entertainment space, consumer electronics and technology
  • Familiarity with CE business models and driven to develop further expertise
  • Proven experience in an analytical role; advanced excel skills; PowerPoint proficiency and strong modeling abilities
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be versatile and balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to build and develop strong stakeholder relationships through influence and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management
  • Self-motivated and dedicated to performing above expectations


VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes.  Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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