Senior Manager - Category Commercialization - Value Added Dairy

Commercialization
Chicago, IL
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

Job details

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that creates great-tasting, nutrition-rich and value-added products to nourish consumers.

With nearly $1B in annual retail sales, fairlife’s growing portfolio of delicious, lactose-free, real dairy products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support the journey to better health; and fairlife® Light Ice Cream.

A wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola company, fairlife, LLC has been recognized by both Fast Company and Nielsen for its industry leading innovation.

The company is driven by its values of caring for the people, animals, and planet it touches across its business. By providing nourishing products, implementing stringent care standards for animals, and stewarding efficient operations and responsible packaging, fairlife, LLC puts a focus each day on making a positive impact for all. 

To learn more about fairlife and its complete line of products, please visit fairlife.com.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information: fairlife, LLC complies with the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination mandate, which requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, except for those with documented and approved medical or religious accommodations. Prior to starting with fairlife, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 and in the process of getting fully vaccinated; (ii) be able to provide fairlife with proof of vaccination, or (iii) have applied for and received a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

 

responsibilities

  • Guide consumer and occasion-led category commercial strategy for the Value Added Dairy segment, including multi-serve at-home consumption and away from home, and ensure strategy is effectively translated to Channel/Customer teams
  • Work cross-functionally across all fairlife functions to design comprehensive Go to Market strategies that deliver both short and long-term profitable growth across all channels (large store, small store, club)
  • Lead analysis to track category and brand performance, utilizing various tools and resources including Trade Reporting, Nielsen, and Numerator, among other data sources.
  • Identify trends within the category, and leverage those insights into growth opportunities for our brands
  • Support the development and stewardship of fairlife’s annual business plan (ABP) internally and with the Coca-Cola network
  • Establish a strong relationship with peers within the Coca-Cola organization to lead the warehouse RTM operations for fairlife
  • Ensure all key system commercial milestones are completed on time including, but not limited to, Annual Operating Plans, Electronic Business Plans, Monthly Operating Reviews, brand/pack AMPS (Availability, Merchandising, Pricing, Shelving) and flawless execution of any future innovation launches within the category across both warehouse and bottler route to markets
  • Execute ad-hoc projects on an as-needed basis

skills/qualifications required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field required; MBA preferred
  • 6-9+ years’ CPG management experience in a commercial, marketing, revenue growth and/or sales roles
  • Ability to take programs from concept to completion
  • Strong project management skills required
  • Strong analytical capabilities with Nielsen, IRI, or similar programs
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively across several groups in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Experience presenting strategic initiatives to senior level leadership
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High proficiency with all Microsoft Office programs

 

position location: Chicago, IL

reports to: Director, Category Commercialization

travel requirements: 25%

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].

Why fairlife



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  • "In my career, finding an organization that’s growing their core business at an exceptional pace, innovating for the future and having fun with good people while doing it is the holy grail, and fairlife has it. "
    Norm Baker
    Finance Director
  • “I absolutely love working for fairlife because of the positive values they have! In my time here I have been given many opportunities to move up within the plant and am treated as part of the family.”
    Nurul Yaminudin
    Warehouse Supervisor
  • “Over the past 7 years, I have had the opportunity to grow from a Processing Operator to my current position as a Packaging Coordinator. fairlife believes in better and shows it by caring for their employees while offering competitive pay and career advancement opportunities.”
    Leonarda Roma
    Packaging Coordinator
  • “First impressions are very important, and I felt very welcomed the first day I started training. The staff at the Coopersville facility made me feel like I was a valuable addition to the fairlife team."
    Chuck Passenier
    Warehouse Associate
  • "It’s a place where I’ve grown and learned a lot, giving me the ability to move into my role as a Packaging Technician. The people here are positively great teammates and the heart of what makes fairlife the place it is."
    Katie Sanger
    Packaging Technician
  • “fairlife is fast-paced, exciting, and growing quickly! This company is all in on innovation, and the support I’ve gotten for my own ideas has been incredible. We truly live out our credo of better values.”
    Lauren Knight
    Communications Manager

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fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected]