Product Manager- Beverage, Foodservice

Job Description
For more than 110 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that help families create memorable mealtime moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of fruit spreads, retail packaged coffee, peanut butter, shortening and oils, ice cream toppings, sweetened condensed milk, and health and natural foods beverages in North America. Its family of brands includes Smucker's®, Folgers®, Dunkin’ Donuts®, Jif®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, Eagle Brand®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, White Lily® and Martha White® in the United States, along with Robin Hood®, Five Roses®, Carnation®, Europe’s Best® and Bick's® in Canada. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. The Company has appeared on FORTUNE Magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States 13 times, ranking number one in 2004. For more information about the Company, visit www.smuckers.com.

TITLE
Product Manager- Beverage, Foodservice


LOCATION
Orrville, Ohio (Close proximity to Cleveland/Akron)

Comprehensive relocation package may be available



REPORTS TO
Marketing Manager



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Marketing Plan Implementation & Execution
Financial Management & Budget development/management for key areas
Pricing Strategy & Direction Execution
Project Management, eg. new item launches
Agency Management
Category development / Research management
Leadership Acumen- personnel development
Forecasting, including managing distressed inventory
Sales interface and interaction
Evaluating data and business trends for products and market
Creating monthly report for key marketing and sales people
Providing support to Marketing Manager and Director
Cross-SBA / Functional Communication


SELECTION CRITERIA
Education
Bachelor’s Degree required; Marketing preferred
MBA preferred
Other
Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Detail Oriented
Demonstrated interest in marketing
Foodservice Experience preferred
Leadership Experience

Company

The J.M. Smucker Co.

Job Code

State or Province

Ohio

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