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SR. ASSOCIATE PRODUCT (BRAND) 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 (Brand) Manager on a Spices & Extracts Marketing Team. This new hire will work in McCormick HQ, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Sr. Associate Product Manager will report to a Sr. Product Manager.

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.

 

 

 

This Sr. Associate Product (Brand) Manager will be primarily responsible for leading strategic marketing activities for the Baking Portfolio to achieve long-term business goals. In addition, this position will have overall responsibility for the innovation strategy for the segment.

 

Responsibilities of this position include category strategy development, insights, and positioning and, innovation pipeline development that support McCormick’s net sales and profit objectives:

 

  • Provide analysis of and recommendations relating to product offerings and business results
  • Prepare and deliver on-going business updates and reports to senior marketing and business management
  • Identify consumer target. Use insights to develop breakthrough ideas that deliver the defined initiative business objective and delight our target consumer.
  • Prioritize learning plans to ensure initiatives connect to consumer needs.
  • Develop, write, test, and optimize consumer and shopper-based concepts and platforms that capture a promise, resolving an unmet or unrecognized need.  Ascertain & size business opportunities.            
  • Contribute to the evolution of 5-year product pipeline and funnel within company’s strategic priorities that support equity choices for the brand/category.
  • Participate in management of product life cycle
  • Participate in new product business case development, financial forecasting, supply chain, pricing, P&L structure and recommended in-market execution.
  • Generate breakthrough ideas that inspire to enable technical advantages while exceeding our consumers’ wants & needs.
  • Build, shape & deliver new propositions, partnering with respective functional experts.
  • Utilize commercialization process to ready projects for commercialization and launch.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Marketing or closely-related business discipline (MBA preferred)
  • Minimum of 2-5 years experience in marketing or a related field (preferably in CPG)
  • Strong understanding of Excel, data analysis, financial analysis, and business planning helpful
  • Good written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership, creativity and problem-solving skills with a bias for action
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and motivate a team to achieve results
  • Demonstrated excellent results in professional positions that indicate interest and capability for the role
  • Demonstrated success leading and championing business recommendations for senior management
  • Consumer products experience preferred but not required
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams a plus

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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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