Associate Channel Marketing Manager, Frozen Baked Goods

General Mills, Inc. Minneapolis, MN
Food. Purpose. You.

As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabilities

Food. Purpose. You.

As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Yoplait, Annie's Homegrown, Old El Paso and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2017. We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabilities

Ready to unleash the power of Pillsbury baked goods across C&F channels and bring these profitable, and winning categories back to dominance? We're on a mission to enable Frozen Baked Goods (FBG) to be the next Convenience & Foodservice growth driver and are seeking a leader who can build the most competitive portfolio to drive growth and boldly lead cross-functional teams while delivering break-through savings.

Associate Channel Manager (ACM) – Frozen Baked Good Platform leads the platform growth & health strategy across our sweetest and biggest product platforms– Biscuits, Dough, Cinnamon Rolls, Scones, Croissants, Muffin Batters, Turnovers, etc. The ACM will partner closely with all cross-functional teams to develop strategies and projects that deliver topline growth.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

* Business Leadership: Identify and execute growth strategies, Drive platform profitability through volume growth, manufacturing efficiency and SKU mix/revenue management, Lead and manage FBG network capacity to enable profitable growth, consensus, Capacity, Spring Plan, Budget

* Platform Expert Identify Portfolio gaps/renovation needs, Close in Innovation News, Holistic Margin Management Leadership, LTW leadership, sales support, communication, sales materials input, product information, quality resolution

* Connector w/ Channel, Retail, R&D/Quality and Innovation counterparts

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree preferred

* Related Experience: 3 years, 5 preferred

* Ability to work collaboratively, lead, and inspire cross-functional teams

* Business analytical skills – Forecasting, familiarity with C&F Reporting a plus

* Strategic reasoning and critical thinking – analyze wide range of inputs, identify opportunities, develop strategy

* Strong project management skills

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Proficient in software applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

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