The Product Manager is responsible for assessing the market and technologies related to a Dairy flavor product line. This includes developing a high level technical understanding of product offerings, defining the product vision, assessing the marketplace for potential, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, and working closely with Research & Development to deliver winning products. It includes working with Technical, Sales, Marketing, Regulatory and Operations to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
Outstanding interpersonal skills with ability to influence cross-functional team members, as well as senior management.
Proven leadership abilities and strong presence.
In-depth knowledge of the flavor and food ingredient global marketplace. Knowledge of dairy related markets desired but not essential.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to successfully interface with all levels of the organization. Above-average presentation skills are required.
Excellent knowledge and usage of Microsoft platform, cross-cultural communication, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Self-starter with high energy level and ability to think and act strategically.
Willingness to travel up to 30%.