Title

Liquids Category Manager 


Description

Execute the Liquids Business strategy for the Griffith US business growing sales, increasing market share and profitability. Manage the overall multi-functional logistics for commercial activities that enable GLUS to penetrate the US with premium liquid offerings that provide a differentiated consumer experience.

  • Development & execution of product category growth strategies.
  • Management of the product portfolio.
  • Analyzes market information and insight to understand the dynamics of the category and provides initiatives and tactics to identify and capture the best new business opportunities collaborating with Sales.
  • Analyzes market and customer information to understand the value provided through the Liquid Sauces and Seasonings to be able to develop the right pricing model collaborating with Pricing.
  • Collaborates with Research Liquids Development Chef and members of the GLMEX and Custom Culinary teams to provide continuous expansion opportunities of US liquids portfolio.
  • Works directly with other GL units (Mexico, Custom Culinary, Canada) on establishing and managing the logistical processes and procedures to flawlessly execute the commercial/supply chain activity.
  • Manages and coordinates the prioritization and execution of commercial business opportunities related with the Category and communicates progress and status within the teams.
  • Executes benchmark against competition to define next attributes to include in our products and allow to differentiate our portfolio.
  • Leads overall identification of market/customer targets to provide Sales with targeted focus for penetration and growth.
  • Leads development and execution of marketing materials required for Sales to effectively communicate and market liquid offerings in US.
  • Leads marketing activities for development & execution of customer presentations.
  • Leads coordination and execution of any tradeshow activities targeted for sales of liquids.
  • Responsible for training Sales representatives on market approach to selling liquids.
  • Responsible for learning and leveraging insights from Global Griffith partners focused on liquids.
  • Member of the Global Liquids Team.
 

Position Requirements

Education:

  • College degree - B.A. or B.S. with emphasis on Marketing, Business Adminitration
  • MBA preferred

Experience:

  • Advanced ability using various creative software to develop presentations and enhance existing communication vehicles.
  • Facility with using the Internet for performing market research.
  • Must have an attention to detail.
  • Keen interest in performing marketing research and a genuine passionate attitude are required to be successful in this position.
  • Bilingual capabilities preferred - English / Spanish
  • Experience working with multi-functional teams.           
 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Shift Days  

Relocation Available no  

Division GLUS  

Location Alsip, IL  

About the Organization GRIFFITH LABORATORIES

Griffith Laboratories is a global manufacturer of food products. We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world. Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers. While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world's best-known companies.



CUSTOM CULINARY

For more than half a century, we've focused on a single mission at Custom Culinary®: to create the finest-quality, most authentic bases, sauces and gravies for our foodservice and food processing customers. Developed by our culinary specialists to deliver made-from-scratch taste and inspired results in just minutes, our products bring exceptional aroma, flavor and consistency to all your signature dishes. True Taste begins with Custom Culinary®.



INNOVA

Combining modern science and artistic culinary application, the Meat Flavor Experts™ INNOVA provides high impact taste fidelity with its Robust® brand of meat flavors. Profiles are available in every nuance imaginable from specific notes to complex ethnic flavors systems. INNOVA provided a full spectrum of savory flavors through the Savor Notes™ line.



EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  

EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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