Director Marketing Branded Pasta in Oak Brook IL

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Director Marketing Branded Pasta
Job ID: 
Oak Brook IL
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Job Types:
Director/VP Marketing, Marketing Management, Product/Brand Management

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

General Management

Job Posting Title:

Director Marketing Branded Pasta

Job Description:

The Branded Pasta GM/Director has P&L responsibility for the THS Branded Pasta portfolio within the Meal Prep Division. The role is responsible for 1) Defining overall strategy for the branded portfolio to meet new and diverse consumer/customer requirements, establishing a clear vision and growth plan for the business; 2) Achieving the portfolio financial goals as they align to Division goals; 3) Driving operational efficiencies across the business; and 4) Driving product development and R&D efforts for the category 5) Leading, managing, and coaching the Branded Pasta BU team

Position Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and monitor customer insights, market and competitive data to pro-actively position the category for growth and profitability
  • Create long range and annual business and marketing plans for the portfolio that align with Branded Pasta, Division and Company strategic priorities and growth objectives
  • Communicate the long range and annual plans effectively to ensure cross functional alignment
  • Partner with R&D to develop innovation plans to drive short and long term strategic objectives
  • Partner with and influence the supply chain organization to insure optimal service level attainment
  • Leverage and influence the sales organization to manage customer relationships and execute key go-to-market tactics (pricing, merchandising, shelving, and assortment)
  • Oversee the forecast process to manage capacity and ensure the right product is available to meet customer expectations
  • Monitor performance against financial and operational goals and work cross functionally to drive corrective action

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Product management experience within the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
  • Proven ability to lead through influence
  • Project management experience in a cross functional environment
  • Demonstrated financial acumen - preferred prior experience managing a full P&L

Education: Bachelor&##39;s Degree Required - Type: Business or related field Master&##39;s Degree Required -- Type: MBA or other related.

Attributes for Success:

  • Entrepreneurial and customer focused mindset - Ability to navigate cross functionally to clear barriers, identify opportunities to create strategic product focused partnerships with customers
  • Financial Acumen - Ability to identify and implement margin improvement opportunities including supply chain efficiencies, ability to understand and manage P&L levers to achieve profitable growth
  • Analytical Skills - Proactively identify category trends and operational issues, prioritize limited resources to optimize short and long term results
  • Coaching and development - Motivate and align team members around common goals
  • Team Building and leadership - Cross functional teams working together to drive strategic priorities
  • Communications - Seek and understand different points of view while clearly articulating decisions

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TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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