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Prepared Foods Commercialization Manager

Company: Boar's Head Brand
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Hiring Company: Delicatessen Services Co., LLCOverview:Boar's Head Brand is seeking a collaborative prepared food expert with strong project management and training capabilities. This individual will possess a strong knowledge and passion for food industry as well as experience and knowledge in prepared food product development, commercialization and retail launch. In this role, the Manager will work closely with the culinary development team, Prepared Food business development Team and be responsible for 3rd party, Local Purveyors and retail production program roll-out and ongoing execution to brand standards. Ability to work collaboratively across functional areas with multiple disciplines such as Chefs, sales organization, operations, retailers, operators and purveyors is a must. Additionally, must effectively work with outside partners particularly, retailers, manufacturers and distribution centers.--- Significant training and development focus--- Detail oriented work dedicated to the quality and love of food. --- Extensive kitchen work and use of kitchen terminology--- Taking finalized recipes into commissary production--- Assist with teaching and training proper merchandising techniques--- Work with product development chefs, displaying strong professional standards and good business acumen--- Food Safety QA, RFP processes, distribution demands and shelf life standards.--- Working collaboratively within a complex organization as well as 3rd party manufacturing and distribution partners.--- Effective leadership & communication skills--- Tactical thinker that values brand success over individual or department recognition.Job Description:Essential Duties and Responsibilities Represent, protect and grow our Brand across multiple retail formats and banners through the delivery and execution of an industry leading prepared food programsBuild strong relationships with 3rd party production facilities, purveyors and retail partners to effectively bring the Boar's Head prepared food portfolio to the point of sale.Conduct retail and manufacturing audits that insure all partners are delivering on all Boar's Head quality standards.Deliver Training to commissary production facilities, retail production partners and retail store operators.Deliver Merchandising training and provided follow-up audits on adherence to Boar's Head program policies.Build and nurture customer relationships that separate Boar's Head Experience from competition.Supports BH Purveyors, PF Business Development Managers and Channel Business Development Managers (CBDM's) to meet or exceed the individual and team goals.Effective interaction with all business partners that promotes prepared foods and builds a supportive selling relationship.Maintain current and up-to-date on evolving food and culinary production capabilities, standards and best practicesStrong presentation skills and ability to effectively communicate up and down the organizationOther duties and responsibilities as assigned.Education and ExperienceBA/BS or equivalent requiredMinimum 5 years of combined retail and commissary related prepared foods management and production experience. Some retail deli management experience preferred.Strong preference for candidates with brand development experience and working knowledge of fresh prepared food product development from concept to commercializationEducational or strong experiential background in food science and safe food handling in a production environmentExperience developing and delivering task related training programsExposure to Q/A auditing practices#LI-CFLocation:Sarasota, FLTime Type:Full timeDepartment:Deli Innovations and Cafes

Keywords: Boar's Head Brand, Sarasota , Prepared Foods Commercialization Manager, Executive , Sarasota, Florida

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