The Strategy Group looks for signals both inside and outside the company that could indicate threats to continued success or opportunities to grow the business and increase market share. The group makes projections based on current trends and future expectations, and sets the strategic goals for the company. Working with the rest of the management team, the strategy group ensures action and resource requirements are properly aligned to allow for those goals to be met, and then inspires others to achieve them. This team continuously monitors company and market performance to determine if strategies need to be adjusted or new strategies should be introduced.
The Manager Strategy position is a unique opportunity for the right individual to accelerate their career development. This individual will be given an opportunity to build skills and gain experience across multiple functions including: Finance and planning, marketing and innovation, category management and sales, business development and M&A, supply chain and capacity planning. This individual will have an opportunity to work on enterprise wide strategy projects and a portion of their work will be for the senior executive team. The right candidate will have outstanding strategic skills and well-rounded analytical and general management background/experience. The ideal candidate will be action oriented, results driven but also have the “soft” skills to collaborate effectively across all functional pillars with multiple teams.
Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities:
The Manager Strategy will lead projects in the following areas:
Business Acumen, Understanding the Business
Integrity & Trust
Dealing with Ambiguity
Works in a normal office environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, see, hear, sit, stand, talk, type, walk and bend while moving about the facility. Some travel to plant or vendor locations is required. The noise level in the office is quiet.