A position in the Custom/Contract Accounts Division at Lyons Magnus, an international food and beverage manufacturer headquartered in Fresno, California. The position involves support of large national restaurant chain accounts and contract manufacturing customers. This fast-paced position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the product commercialization process from inception to delivery.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Project Management, alignment within all cross-functional departments for Product Commercialization.
Conduct New Item Project Review Presentations and Announcements.
Provide Customer Forecasts to Supply Chain and Production Departments.
Review Material Requirements Planning for Raw Materials and Finished Goods.
Verifying PO placement of Raw Materials for Commercialization.
Update Department with Project Details, Timelines, Customer Protocol.
Maintain open communication with the customer
Ship and Track samples to customers
Issue necessary Announcements to Key Personnel
Project Task follow-up and completion.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Consistently uses communication skills to influence outcomes.
Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Ability to influence others without authority to get things done in a timely fashion
Ability to build trust and respect amongst peer group and recognizes the importance of solid relationships
Proficient in computer applications including Microsoft Office (Intermediate knowledge of Excel; Creating Pivot Tables and using VLOOKUP)
Confident speaking in large groups (including leadership and cross-functional teams)
Great Interpersonal skills as is required for interaction with Top 100 customers.
Familiarity with manufacturing processing technology (pasteurization, blending mixing, etc.)
Education and/or Experience
A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Operations, or related field.
Recent College Grad or 3+ years of Experience in Food Manufacturing Industry.
Experience in the following is preferred, but not required: Project Management, Product Commercialization, Product Planning, Financial Analysis, Supply Chain