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SENIOR ASSOCIATE PRODUCT MANAGER (Hybrid)

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Sr. Associate Product Manager on a NA Alt Channel Innovation Team. This new hire will work a hybrid schedule of both remote and in person at our HQ in Hunt Valley, MD. The Sr. Associate Product Manager will report to a Sr. Product Manager, NA Alt Channel Innovation.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 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 Senior Associate Product Manager will be primarily responsible for planning and executing strategic marketing activities for a category to achieve our growth ambitions.  In addition, this position will have responsibility for the category funnel, commercialization of new items and consumer/shopper research for North American Club customers.  The Sr. Associate Product Manager reports to the Sr. Product Manager, NA Alt Channel Innovation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute plans that address key issues and opportunities for the North American Club business
  • Support the creation and execution of the Club 3-year innovation pipeline for a category, including new product business case, commercial strategy, and implementation
  • Marketing lead for Club innovation projects/Club Rotational PIF including P&Ls, pricing recommendations, new item forecasts
  • Independently lead cross functional teams (project management) for both Club innovation and renovation initiatives
  • Recommend and deliver business presentations to sales, customers, and senior leadership
  • Exercise discretion regarding data and sources, analytical conclusions, and strategic recommendations

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, or related field required
  • 1-2 years of consumer products or related field experience
  • Experience leading cross functional teams
  • Demonstrated success leading and championing business plan recommendations for senior management
  • Strong written, communication, presentation, and diplomacy skills to influence and convince others, both internally and externally, including customer-facing
  • Demonstrated understanding of:
    • Marketing procedures and concepts
    • How the team interacts and integrates with others in accomplishing objectives
    • Competitive landscape and implications to the segment and business
    • Required business acumen that goes beyond Marketing
  • Good understanding of syndicated retail data analysis (IRI or Nielsen), financial analysis, market research and business planning
  • Good written, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong project leadership experience with the ability to manage multiple projects, bias for action

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA

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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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