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Business / Category Manager (Fresh Food)

Company: TECHEAD
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

TECHEAD is celebrating thirty years of incredible heritage, talent, and accomplishments! To learn more about TECHEAD, visit us on--Glassdoor. -- Business (Category) Manager - Fresh Food Direct Hire - #16890On-site in Smithfield, VA Relocation Assistance Available Techead is seeking an experienced Category/Segment Manager for a full-time, direct-hire role with our $15 billion dollar client based in Smithfield, VA. As a Business Management Team member, you'll be considered the category expert over a specific segment of our business.-- Additionally, you would assist in managing the profitability of a specific category in our business, working cross-functionally with everyone from our sales team to our plant operations to deliver the best product to our customers and consumers. The Business Manager is responsible for developing the overall plans/programs for a distinct product or brand, or a significant segment thereof. The Business Manager is responsible for a specific category P&L. They assist in the development of new/existing products and markets in order to effectively contribute to the achievement of the company's business and marketing objectives. Core Responsibilities: *Responsible for meeting overall company price & volume budgets for the fiscal year within outlined parameters (% of growth).-- *Responsible for managing all pricing activities to maximize profit potential. *Responsible for meeting product group/product line profitability objectives for fiscal year based on specified budget. *Responsible for total P&L for a major product group which includes sales volume, sales dollars, cost of goods, gross margin, shuttle and storage expenses, plant variances, direct marketing expenses, net contribution, and profit before taxes. *Primary contact for the Sales team. Communicate product specifications, inventory levels, pricing, costing, and lead time requirements. Also responsible for developing strong communication with other functional areas and departments. *Responsible for SKU and Price Management. *Negotiates, reviews, and approves pricing and trade agreements. *Participates and evaluates market research, promotions, public relations, and advertising.-- *Provides leadership and guidance to Associate Business Managers. *Interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions. Job Requirements:Qualifications:*Bachelor---s Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in Business or related field and 5+ years--- relevant experience, required.*2+ years experience acting as a lead by providing training, guidance or mentoring to less experienced staff or managing processes and projects.*Must understand the dynamics of the Consumer-Packaged Goods industry.*Must have a solid understanding of customer-focused and fact-based selling techniques; which may include IRI, Neilsen and Perishable Group data.*Strong quantitative reasoning and ability to proactively dig into data and KPIs.*Strong MS Office experience (Word, Excel, Outlook).*SAP experience, preferred.*May travel up to 25% of the time. -- TECHEAD's mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won't strive for anything less. -- TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. -- For more information on TECHEAD please

Keywords: TECHEAD, Suffolk , Business / Category Manager (Fresh Food), Executive , Smithfield, Virginia

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