Assistant Product Manager (12- month Contract)
McCormick & Company, Inc.
2d ago

McCormick Canada continues its long track record of growth and is a respected leader in the spice, seasoning, flavouring and specialty food industry.

Our consumer products division serves retail grocery customers and emerging channels with Club House, Billy Bee and McCormick products, while our Custom Flavour Solutions division serves food service distributors and other respected food manufacturers across Canada.

McCormick Canada is part of the world leader in spice and seasonings, McCormick & Company Inc.

The Power of People is one of our five pillars. It has been the foundation for McCormick's success for decades. There is something inspiring about working at McCormick.

We have created an unusually dedicated workforce by fostering a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.

Without our employees, our success is not possible. Our commitment to our customers, our consumers and our employees is unsurpassed.

McCormick Canada is currently looking to hire an Assistant Product Manager to join our Marketing team on a 12-month contract.

This position can be located at either or Mississauga or London, Ontario office. This role is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing plans for product segments that support market share, sales volume and profit objectives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following :

  • Support the delivery of P&L objectives, with guidance from the Group Marketing Manager
  • Closely monitor and analyze sales volume, market share and competition to provide actionable insights and recommendations for improvement
  • Develop and coordinate consumer support and creative with agencies
  • Assist with the completion of the business review & annual plan by analyzing historical performance against targets, developing business building ideas and gaining buy in from leadership and the Sales team
  • Develop and present clear recommendations and innovation launches to multiple stakeholders and levels of seniority
  • Lead cross-functional teams (project management) independently, including the commercialization process of new product launches, product changes and / or product deletions
  • Develop and manage the brand A&P budget with guidance from the Group Marketing Manager
  • Work with Demand Planning to project accurate volume forecasting, including long term volume projections with guidance from the Group Marketing Manager
  • Qualifications Required :

  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree, preferably with a Marketing Major
  • Minimum of 1.5 to 2 years of Marketing experience, preferably in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
  • Strong track record of driving results and leading successful projects
  • Good ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Self-starter that perseveres despite tight timelines, complexity and challenges
  • Business acumen that goes beyond marketing required
  • Demonstrated success championing business initiatives and gaining buy-in with senior-level management preferred
  • Experience turning data into actionable insights, preferably with P&Ls, consumption & shipment data and marketing campaigns.
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills with bias for action, ability to multi-task, be resourceful and adaptable
  • General knowledge of marketing principles and advertising tactics with high learning agility
  • Strong experience with digital marketing and social platforms
  • Good written, communication, and presentation skills required
  • High proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint & Excel
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