Post Holdings Associate Brand Manager in Minnetonka, Minnesota
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.
POSITION SUMMARY :
The Associate Brand Manager, Food Service is responsible for providing marketing leadership across the egg portfolio as assigned. The position is also responsible for working with cross-functional areas to maximize product portfolio, sales volume and margins.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Drive business results
Actively manage performance of and develop a vision and strategic plan for products within assigned portfolio
Convert strategy into action and deliver objectives: growth, volume, margin, market share
Manage product portfolio activities, including reformulations, graphic updates, packaging changes, etc.
Maintain product information, including photos, features and benefits, product specifications, etc.
Fully understand and utilize financial metrics in making decisions
Deliver results through working with people
Convince, inspire, motivate and encourage others to move toward significant vision or goal
Collaborate with sales force, sufficiently gain their trust and commitment
Identify lead and participate in cross functional teams to efficiently and effectively deliver results
Ensure market driven direction
Demonstrate passion for creating value for the customer
Use solid market data in decision making
Possess data to prove product value proposition is superior to competitor
Guide product fit, function and market position
Obtain sufficient technical knowledge to act as liaison between company and customer
Communicate knowledgeably with internal R&D, QA, and Operations team about product needs
Articulate how products fit within the portfolio, the overall company and the market
Manage multiple priorities
Manage time and work flow to meet business objectives
Utilize principles of project management
EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience
2-3 years marketing/business experience.
High initiative, strong communication and relationship building skills and overall understanding of industry segments are a must
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
Dynamic professional with the ability to collaborate effectively across the organization.
Ability to contribute to the fast paced environment and bring focus to priorities of the division.
Ability to lead cross functional teams by setting objectives, expectations and accountability.
Able to determine product positioning; skilled in strategic thinking.
Demonstrated successful commercial launch of a product line with sustained market growth.
Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize tasks in a demanding environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong analytical and decision-making skills.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications.
Working knowledge of SAP.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.