Mgr., Customer Strategy PL in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

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Job Description

Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Private Label team at The Nature's Bounty Co. creates store branded items for retail customers based on their specifications. The Manager will manage and execute account initiatives, such as pricing development, new product launch facilitation and sales & promotional forecasting for store branded business, working in close collaboration with the sales team and various internal cross-functional teams.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Develop pricing strategies and analysis in response to bids, cost of goods increases or decreases, margin pressure, demand increases or decreases, etc.
  • Execute Business Development initiatives for assigned private label account(s) including account assortment analysis, new item recommendations, rationalizations, RFP response, and product development.
  • Execute initiatives related to packaging, operations and sales support.
  • Facilitate creative and marketing support requests.
  • Work closely with Category Management and Sales to identify and establish programs designed to deepen consumer understanding, new item recommendations, opportunities and innovation planning.
  • Manage account relationships and understand specific account requirements; field all needs and requests.
  • Coordinate label updates including claims, copy and nutrition regulations as well as redesigns, and updating 3rd party websites.
  • Gather required quality/scientific documentation and regulatory information for accounts.
  • New item setup and maintenance; as well as sample requests.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams including Sales, Legal, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Inventory Management, Demand Planning, Marketing, Finance, Category Management, Product Development, Customer and Channel Development.
  • Develop and manage timelines, decision points and communication to stakeholders keeping projects on track and on target.
  • Liaise with inventory management and/or QA to communicate with customers’ relevant information regarding products and/or shipments.
  • Manage multiple projects/accounts concurrently.
  • Prepare business update presentations for both management and sales meetings.

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of direct related experience, preferably in consumer products, in marketing, project management, inventory management or new product development.
  • Strong Business and financial acumen.
  • P&L experience a plus.
  • Understanding of full product development lifecycle.
  • Experience in nutritional supplements, wellness and/or a highly regulated industry is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Solid written, verbal and presentation skills; effective communicator.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Some travel may be required.

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

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