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Product Manager

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Leading the development of new products and product related marketing opportunities within the packaged food category. Works cross-functionally with sourcing, supply chain, commercialization, operations and marketing to manage packaged food products within a promotional timeframe, deliver on deadlines and react quickly to business challenges. Develops strategic assessments for products, and manages the product performance against operating plans and budgets to achieve financial and business objectives. This position will manage development of select new products, as well as be the dedicated team lead on category business analytics. Progressive experience in product or brand management. MBA preferred. 5 years

Support the packaged foods category and is responsible for day to day category analytics.They are responsible for the quarterly forecasting cycles and present to directors, VP's, and managers.

Day to Day:
Daily, weekly business analytics, contingency plans and quarterly reforecast cycles. This team member will also help prepare and present packaged food category performance to a cross functional team on a weekly basis. Promo and product or category specific business recaps will also be expected from time to time. Be able to bring a project from idea through conception and out in the field. About 50% of their time will be promo focused. Ideally the individual would have worked for the Client in the past.

Daily and ongoing product management, and products within a scheduled promotion will also be required daily. This involves weekly meeting cadence to update cross functional team on product(s) status as well as fielding questions during the week from multiple stakeholders.

working with suppliers on product concepts will also be expected.

Working with the planning team on forecasting for unit sales/products. Working closely with supply chain management team to bring the right products in in the right quantities.

There may be special projects from time to time that will also fall under this person.

Nice to Haves:
Good cross-functional partner - someone who can demonstrate partnership, inclusion, and overcoming obstacles to meet deadlines.
Good communicator - when things do not go smoothly, be able to discuss w/ manager, proactively come w/ scenarios and recommendations.
Someone who likes snacks!
Someone who has working knowledge of Analytics Center

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