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Senior BU Category Marketing Manager

Company name
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Springdale, AR, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Marketing, Accounting

Posted on
Sep 14, 2021

Valid Through
Dec 28, 2021

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Tyson Foods

Senior BU Category Marketing Manager




Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.

Los solicitantes seleccionados para este puesto deben estar completamente vacunados contra el COVID-19 como condición de empleo. La verificación de la vacuna se requerirá para el 1 de octubre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo con base en la sede (corporativa) de la empresa y para el 1 de noviembre de 2021 para los compañeros de equipo en las plantas y almacenes.

Job Details:

SUMMARY: The Senior Category Marketing Manager role is responsible for partnering with the Prepared Food Service Business Units cross functional teams to execute volume growth strategies through pricing strategy and financial analytics. This position is expected to be the product cost expert for the Foodservice business. Owns understanding product cost changes including protein market impacts on raw material input costs conversion costs yields throughputs labor ingredients other variable costs fixed overhead costs and warehouse and distribution costs. Will provide cost details and bridging of changes in cost to the trade team as part of RFP pricing recommendations. The baseline understanding of costs will influence all aspects of business specific pricing and margin decisions and will ensure the basis for pricing decisions are accurate. Other responsibilities include pro-actively leading all category-related activities including RFPs SKU rationalization low margin analysis category and customer specific strategic pricing identifying cost savings initiatives gathering competitive intelligence verifying product cost drivers supporting development of long and short-term category strategies and tactics; communicate relevant issues with BU; Lead the Mexican Business Unit team to evaluate and understand any product profitability issues. Responsible for making recommendations around optimizing product assortments and discontinuing inefficient items; Work with product change projects including value quality improvement initiatives and line extension product launches; Provide recommendations to the BU organization on category strategy selling propositions and work closely with Revenue Management and Sales on category opportunities; Create formula based pricing Monitors industry trends market share product FMV competitive activity and competitive product cuttings; manages a team toward achievement of category goals and financial objectives. Candidates should be comfortable working with cross-functional project teams that include Trade R D Sales Finance Supply Chain and Marketing functional support. Can manage large numbers of complex projects simultaneously with a proven track record of customer focus both internal and external.


Education: Bachelor s degree in accounting finance economics or other business-related fields; MBA preferred.

Experience: 8 plus years’ experience in finance or category management

Computer Skills: Proficient in Excel Word and PowerPoint

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Special Skills: Knowledge of foodservice and or CPG industry preferred; Strong financial acumen; Strong cost pricing and general business management skills; Ability to assess the skills and developmental needs of subordinates and provide appropriate coaching and guidance; Proven leadership skills with the ability to create and articulate a vision and drive results; Strong analytical and problem solving skills with sound expertise in financial modeling; Ability to excel as a cross functional leader in a fast paced changing environment.

Supervisory: Position will supervise direct reports that perform somewhat identical and related tasks

Travel: 1-4 Domestic trips per year

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here ( applicant notification.pdf) .

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 1, 2021 for Corporate based team members and by November 1, 2021 for Plant and Warehousing based team members.

The vaccines against COVID-19 are free for new hires and are accompanied by a cash incentive for eligible non-corporate based hires. Readily available at select sites.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose ( .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.

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