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Product/Marketing Manager Minneapolis United States,  

Perrigo (company)

Posted on : 03 June 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • Our company is a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products. 
  • Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, our company  has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. 
  • Our company  is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. 
  • The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of "extended topical" prescription drugs.
  • Our company sells its products primarily in North America and Europe, as well as in other markets, including Australia, Israel and China. 
  • Joining us  means joining a team that is driven and excited to make healthcare products more affordable around the globe. 
  • Our products improve our consumer s quality of life  let our company  improve the quality of your career.   
  • As an Associate Category Manager you will develop marketing launches and may assist Category Managers in determining Category objectives.   

Major duties include:  
  • Providing business analyses, forecast future business opportunities, and communicates recommended new business ideas. 
  • Creating, developing and executing new item launches with promotions, with guidance and approval from CM. 
  • Will prepare cost estimates, process PDT (project rationalizations), and Stage-Gate/NPC forms. 
  • Assist Category Manager in joint sales calls and contract business opportunities. 
  • Serve as a Marketing liaison representing internal departments, Sales, customers, Senior Management and vendors.  

Required Experience          
  • A Bachelor degree in marketing, finance, business or related field is required, with a Master in Business Administration preferred 
  • Must have 3-5 years of related business experience, preferably in Marketing or Sales. 
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of Marketing and Sales (preferred experience in Pharma Industry).   
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Thorough understanding of the StageGate process (or similar process) and new business development. 
  • Computer literacy and advanced skills in the use of MS Excel, Power Point, and Word are required. 
  • Requires self-motivation, marketing creativity, detail orientation, commitment to deadlines, and ability to work successfully in a team environment. 
  • Understands the financial and forecasting side of managing a category or business (will continue to develop in the role). 
  • Experience dealing with customers and vendors is desirable. Minimal travel required.   


Minneapolis Minnesota United States

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