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Category / Product Manager – Texas
Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com
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