Assistant Manager, BU Category Marketing
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for supporting the Category Marketing Manager in the Foodservice group in achieving volume and profit objectives for product categories within the business unit. ESSTENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Category Marketing Manager with execution of tactics in support of the short and long-term strategies that drive category volume and profit growthGain understanding of P&L management and raw material markets that drive category pricing decisionsAssist with sales and operations volume forecastsClosely monitor product availability and service levels and proactively communicate relevant issues with SalesAssist with management of inventory, capacity, and/or quality issues at the plant and product levelAssist with optimizing product assortments and discontinuing inefficient items, product change projects including value/quality improvement initiatives and line extension product launchesAssist with product research, brand research, competitive research, product matches, and execution of quality and competitive product cuttingsWork closely with the Category Marketing Manager, and additional Marketing teams, on execution of category selling tools, promotional initiatives, and sales communicationsMonitor industry trends, market share, and competitive activityREQUIREMENTS:
Education: Business/marketing background, four-year degree or an equivalent combination of education and experienceExperience: 1+ year of experienceComputer Skills: Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, specifically Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. This position will use systems such as PPS, SDS, NPD, Tango, BOM, SAP, Analysis for Excel and Tyson Analytics. Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skillsSpecial Skills: Resourcefulness and initiative are two professional traits that are necessary to being successful in this position along with attention to detail, strong work ethic, and strong analytical skills Supervisory: None. Travel: 1-4 trips a yearTo view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.