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Foodservice Product Manager/Sr. Product Manager - Autosealear

Description

GP PRO is currently looking for a Sr/Product/Category Manager for our Foodservice Division working specifically on our new Automated Sealing Machine (Demo video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4c9AYeRY5Ag). 

This new to world technology allows restaurants to grow their off-premise beverage program with a leak proof, spill resistant, hygienic seal. The auto sealer was awarded the 2020 Kitchen Innovation Award and will be featured at the upcoming National Restaurant Show. Equipped with the resources of a large consumer products manufacturer and the agile approach of a startup, the category manager will work with cross functional teams to drive awareness and demand in the QSR, high traffic, education and hospital verticals. This position will be located in Atlanta.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Drive year-over-year improvements in financial results, maximizing volume and profitability.
  • Drive execution of projects as prioritized by category leadership, working with various capabilities including Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Pricing and Sales Operations.
  • Manage demand and supply to support service levels while considering working capital.
  • Provide support to the sales teams (National Accounts and Field Sales teams) including general questions, pricing requests, production and quality issues, customer interaction, manufacturing feasibility, etc.
  • Support the innovation platform for the next 3-5 years and consider innovation in the near term to improve sales growth and customer retention.
  • Make pricing decisions consistent with pricing strategy.
  • Understand competitive landscape to identify threats and opportunities; leverage insights to drive strategy and tactics.
  • Partner with our capability Teams to prepare new items for a successful launch.

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • 5 years experience in finance, marketing, manufacturing, sales, supply chain, product management or related field
  • Willing to travel 20%


What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience leading projects
  • Project Management experience
  • Prior customer or sales interaction experience
  • Problem solving experience
  • Data analysis experience
  • Knowledge of category management (branding, supply chain, research & development, manufacturing, pricing, marketing, and sales)
  • Experience working with manufacturing operations
  • MBA



Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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