Zentis is Europe's number one fruit processing company and one of the leading brand manufacturers of jams, sweets and custard-based desserts. The North American headquarters and manufacturing facility, located in Plymouth, Indiana, produces value added fruit and dairy preparations for a variety of customers including yogurt, ice cream and bakery manufacturers.
We are looking for a qualified Associate Product Manager with 2-3 years experience to fit our energetic and growing team. Responsibilities include working with the R&D and Sales teams to determine and communicate product specification and to guide the product to commercialization. Communicate progress to all cross-functional teams and quickly resolve issues throughout the development process. Maintain and manage product timelines to meet aggressive launch date. Manage the new item set-up process (both internal and aiding with the customer level). Track, analyze and communicate product performance. Recommend action plan to address variance in performance against plans. Assist with market and competitive analysis using Nielsen and Mintel data.
Working with Sales, Production and Supply Chain as needed to determine discontinued products by analyzing inventory reports. Will be responsible for helping the Sales Team with the necessary technical expertise to enable them to sell the product. Responsible to work with the VP of Sales and Marketing on strategic projects.
Must be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, decision making ability and attention to detail. Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills. Ability to function effectively in a team environment. Strong computer skills are required (Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel).
Bachelors Degree is preferred, but not required.
We offer an excellent benefits and compensation package to include: medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401K, short term and long term disability plans, as well as life insurance.
Interested candidates should apply on-line, mail or fax resume and salary requirements to:
Zentis North America Operating, LLC
Attn: Robin Barnes
2050 North Oak Road
Plymouth, IN 46563
Fax: (574) 941-1198
Please...no phone calls.