Product and Category Coordinator In Yakima Australia

Product and Category Coordinator In Yakima Australia
Product and Category Coordinator In Yakima Australia

Product and Category Coordinator In Yakima Australia

Brendale, Brisbane QLD

Product Management & Development (Marketing & Communications)

Full time



Yakima Australia is dedicated to creating intuitive outdoor products that harness the spirit of adventure.  Yakima is a world leader in designing and manufacturing automotive gear management and storage solutions.  Our living environment is all about beauty, outdoor enjoyment, and adventure which is reflected in our products and in our design.




At Yakima Australia, all employees share a strong sense of pride in the brand and a passion for creating products that get people and gear outdoors to enjoy a healthy active lifestyle.  Yakima Australia is a results-oriented organisation where employees are empowered to take ownership of their positions.  Open communication is imperative to the success of the team, and employees are challenged to prove their ability to succeed within a supportive environment.  The highly adaptive and entrepreneurial culture requires employees to constantly tap into their drive, initiative, and creativity. 

Our success is driven by our values – Integrity, Passion, Engagement, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellbeing.




The purpose of this position is to provide high-quality assistance to the Product Manager.  Key to success will be strong administrative and computer skills, high attention to detail, effective time management, and a desire to provide exceptional service to key stakeholders. You will be responsible for:

  • Assist the Product Manager in surveying industry to monitor market trends;

  • Assist with new product brief information, market analysis and evaluation;

  • Create/update ERP item records for new and changing product requirements;

  • Create initial purchase orders for new products;

  • Assist to identify opportunities in the market that support organisational strategic initiatives including Category/Product/Regional Growth;

  • Produce various reports, product and project briefs, presentations, analyses, correspondence, creative drafts and other documentation; 

  • Work with cross functional teams on the development of product and marketing assets;

  • Assist the team in supporting product launches and the execution of other product marketing initiatives;

  • Communicate new product release dates, pricing and features and benefits to internal stakeholders including Sales and Customer Service teams;

  • Ensure the clarity, accuracy and integrity of technical product information;

  • Build strong working relationships and communication channels with stakeholders; 

  • Data entry and database management, creating, updating and maintaining meticulous records;




To be successful in this position you will have the following:

  • 1 + years experience in a product focused role;

  • Strong administrative skills;

  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • A moderate level of MRP or ERP systems for item set up;

  • Cooperates and works well with others in pursuit of team goals;

  • An analytical approach and result-oriented;

  • Experience in building reports and charts;

  • The ability to organise and prioritise; and

  • High attention to detail.

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