Product Development Manager (12457)
Product Development Manager Due to extreme company growth, a world leading food safety products company is looking for an experienced marketing professional to fill a critical position, and join a very successful current team structure. This person will be a key contributor for our continued sales expansion and needs to have a unique blend of education, experience, background, skills, and desire to perform and top levels. Great opportunity to join a winning team. Qualifications: The ideal candidate would possess 8+ years of proven successful experience (not sales role) in product development and/or marketing, and strong working knowledge in the Food and Human Safety industry. This position will be responsible for development of marketing products from start to finish, idea to roll-out, strategic plans and campaigns, tactical marketing materials, market research and new product roll-outs to sales force. Creating initiatives to promote sales of current and future product offers that engage multi-dimensional media fronts. This person will work intimately with counterparts in R&D, Marketing, and Sales teams, and create connections between market needs (demand) and product design offerings. The ideal candidate will have solid background and degree in foods, pharmaceutical, animal health or meat science, ag communications with BS in marketing (MBA or MS preferred) and product development, campaigns and launch experience. What’s in it for you?
World leading industry approved products, exceptional USA presence and brand recognition Very open communication, highly success driven and supportive management, customer sales & service committed, great growth company with industry segment that will continue to expand over the next decade plus Competitive advantage in the market place, and great company location Career opportunity in newly established position for self-motivated individual that also excels in team concept, new products development and project managementKeywords: marketing, manager, pathogens, bacteria, testing, grocery, milk, cheese, ice cream, pet foods, grains, produce, potatoes, food processing, food safety, toxins, e-coli, food service, microbiology, sales, allergens, drugs residues, product development, Midwest, food science, advertising *Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Market Development Manager job.