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Patagonia Jobs in San Francisco – Product Category Manager

Website Patagonia

Job Description:

As the Product Category Manager you will be accountable for leading the existing Provisions Protein Product Line. This includes participation in developing, launching, and managing new protein products in market; supporting development of strategic growth plans and leading annual operating plans for the Protein product category; management and delivery of the Protein P&L, and leveraging brand equities across product, packaging, positioning, customer, and consumer programs. This is a highly cross functional role where you will be working closely with key functions such a QA/QC, marketing, sales and finance to bring products from ideation to market.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining the following existing products and ‘go to market’ management of approved line-extensions and new pre-approved products within the following assigned categories, their co-pack relationships and coordination with internal Provisions Operations:
  • Tinned Seafood existing and Line-extension
  • Meat Sticks – New Venison + Buffalo sticks
  • Salmon – Pink and Sockeye – retort and frozen program
  • Buffalo – Jerky and launch new frozen program
  • Fish Jerky – new product to Launch Fy23
  • Maintenance of existing and development of new, ‘go to market content decks’ for each product – what, why, market overview, sourcing information, relevant additional storytelling information, pricing SRP analysis
  • Responsible for launch calendar and tracking projects to stay on track and provide time integrated plans for product introduction or alterations in assigned categories.
  • Coordinate with marketing and production partners on existing product packaging updates + new label development for new product in categories assigned.
  • Identification of new potential line-extension capabilities with existing co-pack relations to inform R+D
  • Research with Sourcing Manager social + enviro assessments that apply to categories managed where necessary
  • In coordination with sales channels, responsible for conducting market research for on-going SRP/pricing evaluation in categories assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • End-to-end product innovation experience – from identification of consumer needs, development and commercialization of solutions that solve those problems.
  • Proven track record of increasing responsibility, strong relationship management and ability to focus on large strategic priorities while maintaining focus on the details.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in the Food & Beverage industry
  • Able to effectively prioritize workload and work independently in a startup environment.
  • Experience working with fish and meat products and bringing them to market.

Job Details:

Company: Patagonia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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