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Product Manager Personal Care - Arizona

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Job ID 170876 Date posted 01/12/2022 Location : Chandler, Arizona

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Cargill Beauty offers a diverse portfolio of nature-derived ingredients, including texturizers, emollients, emulsifiers, specialty derivatives, sensory enhancers, and active ingredients. We unleash nature sustainably through an integrated and responsible supply chain, state-of-the-art research and application services and ingredient development and formulation expertise to develop nature-based products for skin care, hair care, personal care and oral care.

This is a new position to Cargill through the acquisition of Floratech.The facility serves the Cargill Beauty Product lines as part of Cargill BioIndustrial Group.

US Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not    mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).


Job Purpose and Impact

The Product Manager Personal Care - Arizona will participate in designing and implementing a comprehensive product marketing cycle. We seek a professional who will help identify market potential, establish pricing, and market strategies, estimate potential sales, define promotional activities, and handle product through phase-out.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to preparing and coordinating product introductions and updates.
  • Compile and evaluate research on market product requirements and identify enhancements to current features and functionality.
  • Help coordinate program planning with customers to identify manufacturing schedules, goals, design criteria, costs, and similar considerations.
  • Contribute to planning, organizing, and coordinating assigned programs to accomplish financial and budgetary goals.
  • Support the implementation of a smooth supply chain local or inter-regions with customers
  • Manage the interface between assets/engine rooms and the Beauty sales team
  • Support Sales with quality, sampling, or supply topics.
  • Support of pricing & overall pricing processes, develop limit and target price as guidance
  • Support customer projects as well as innovation projects (scaling-up, documentation available, samples…)
  • ERP (SAP & Sage) engagement to assist in managing open orders
  • Provide volume, MOQ, packaging and lead times guidelines
  • Forecast volume needs & provide plans (IBP process)
  • Manage contracts in CRM
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in ERP and CRM systems

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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