Category Leader (Swine) – Open to remote

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 37398
  • Experience 5+ years

Job Description

Location : Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill’s global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Category Lead -Swine will provide market insights, create marketing plans, lead key projects and oversee the project portfolio and brand portfolio to ensure best in class strategies on value creation for both the organization and customers. In this role, you will be key in the growth drivers of priority businesses and define strategic priorities to grow margin and volume. You will work on connecting the identified opportunities with a relevant portfolio and link with other projects and initiatives to ensure alignment to the overall organizational strategy. You will partner with global and local teams to create and implement the tactical marketing material, optimize the local product portfolio and bring new products, services and solutions to the markets and develop local teams with business and marketing related trainings.

Key Accountabilities

  • Partner collaboratively in defining strategic priorities including markets, growth drivers, portfolio, capabilities and investments
  • Develop market insights required to drive strategy on innovation and business support and create and implement marketing plans for new products, services and solutions to support growth drivers.
  • Collaborate in the development and partner in the implementation of tactical marketing materials to successfully bring the solution portfolio to market.
  • Manage the global product projects portfolio and define priorities, branding strategy, balance long and short term and high and low risk and overall fit to the strategy.
  • Ensure that best practices are in place for project management and establish and implement clear metrics and tracking systems for the portfolio.
  • Partner collaboratively in the development of strategic marketing talents and project management and business related capabilities.
  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.
  • Other duties as assigned.




Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of six years of related work experience
  • Proved experience in the Pork Industry
  • Experience using project management tools and applications
  • Advanced skills with word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Experience with finance, including handling budgets and business decision metrics
  • Experience in go to market, including leading projects, handling resources, preparing launches and tracking results
  • Understand how to develop and bring creative innovations to market, mastering value proposition and value capture strategies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or master of business administration, business management or other marketing studies

Applicant Information

The expected salary for this position is $150-$170K. Compensation varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific location, certifications, education, and level of experience. The disclosed range estimate may be adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. This position is eligible for a discretionary incentive award. The incentive award amount is dependent upon company performance and your personal performance. At Cargill we put people first. As part of your overall rewards, we offer a comprehensive benefit program including medical and/or other benefits dependent on the position offered and hours worked. Visit: to learn more (subject to certain collective bargaining agreements for Union positions) .

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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