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ASSOCIATE III PRODUCT MANAGER

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Associate Product Manager III.  This new hire will work in  our Global Headquarters located at 24 Schilling Road  in Hunt Valley, MD. The Associate Product Manager III will report to a Sr. Marketing Manager.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.

 

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Associate Product Manager III will be responsible for the development and implementation of marketing plans that support sales volume and profit objectives for the Branded Flavor Solutions Condiment business. This role has primary ownership of the profitability, promotion, pricing, packaging, and new product plans for the defined category segment. This role works closely with Sales, Customer Marketing, Commercialization, Finance, Supply Chain, Product Development and Marketing Excellence to execute growth-driving plans.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrated Capability in development and execution of plans that address key issues and opportunities for the segment.
  • Executing promotional calendars consistent with marketing plans.
  • Participating in leading divisional themed events and management of product life-cycle.
  • Providing analyses and recommendations relating to product offering and pricing
  • Monitoring effectiveness of new item distribution and making recommendations for improvement when appropriate.
  • Independently leading cross functional teams (project management)
  • Coordinating and monitoring effectiveness of promotional spending by event.
  • Developing and managing brand budget with guidance from the Marketing Manager
  • Understands competitive brand issues and proves action plans to address threats.
  • Exercises discretion regarding data and sources, analytical conclusions, and smaller strategic recommendations across multiple segments.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing or related discipline
  • Demonstrated excellent results in Marketing or closely related field.
  • Experience with ability to manage multiple projects and lead cross-functional teams required
  • Demonstrated success leading and championing business plan recommendations for senior management
  • Demonstrated capability in understanding of Marketing procedures and concepts and basic knowledge of the same in Sales
  • Understanding of how Marketing interacts and integrates with others in accomplishing objectives.
  • Required business acumen that goes beyond Marketing. Good understanding of syndicated data analysis, financial analysis, and business planning,
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills with bias for action.
  • Good written, communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including PowerPoint and Excel

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA
  • Food industry experience

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


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