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2 Oct 2018

Southwest Category / Product Manager – Texas

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #34145

A well-established fresh cut processor is looking for a Category/Product Manager to join their team. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing short- and long-term business objectives and volume plans for assigned categories/products, reflecting overall corporate goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all of the day to day activities to support private label customers
  • Develop and implement short- and long-term business objectives and volume plans for assigned categories/products, reflecting overall corporate goals.
  • Monitor performance measurements to ensure volume and profit are tracking against goals and recommend corrective actions.
  • Develop and seamlessly execute business plans to deliver against category, financial and share objectives.
  • Engage and lead cross-functional teams for assigned projects.
  • Lead a cross-functional team in the development and execution of private label bids and subsequent product development.
  • Spearhead all new product activity against said customers
  • P&L and financial management
  • Analyze data to identify insights and translate into business initiatives and/or actionable tasks to drive results.
  • Lead the development and execution of product and packaging design plans including concept development, feasibility validation, graphics and implementation
  • Engage in customer presentations where appropriate.
  • Monitor industry trends, in- market consumption data, and competitive activity.
  • Assist in the development of new products for their key customers as well as overall
  • Engage in customer meetings where appropriate
  • R&D, business proposal and approval, project execution, customer sell in and tracking of in-market performance.
  • Spearhead point of sale materials and other support mediums for key customers.

 Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s Degree required; MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 5-7 year experience in the food/packaged goods arena
  • Experience in the produce sector a plus

             Salary: DOE, Medical Benefits, 401K, relocation assistance

Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com

 

Job Categories: Operations, Production, Processing. Job Types: Southwest. Job expires in Endless.

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