Monday , February 26 2024

HEB Careers Apply Online – Product Development Manager

Website H-E-B

Job Description:

Creating an emotional link between the products we make, and our customers is the work of our H-E-B Own Brand Team. Own Brand Partners develop products to meet a variety of business objectives. As an integral part of the Center for Excellence for Retail Product Development, a successful partner will understand, create, and carry out the best practices for product design, product evaluation, supplier engagement, technology advancement, and project execution.As a Product Development Manager, you’ll serve in our initial level product development manager role. You’ll be responsible for multiple categories and numerous projects (20+) that help H-E-B be competitive and successful in the omnichannel business and delight our customers.Once you’re eligible, you’ll become an Owner in the company, so we’re looking for commitment, hard work, and focus on quality and Customer service. ‘Partner-owned’ means our most important resources–People–drive the innovation, growth, and success that makes H-E-B The Greatest Retailing Company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs broad product development activities as assigned on a per-project basis; collaborates with multiple teams and suppliers throughout project scope
  • Maximizes H-E-B supplier capabilities to develop the product portfolio throughout the full lifecycle of the product development and design process
  • Negotiates with suppliers / other external stakeholders to ensure adherence to specifications and legal agreements
  • Leads product evaluations on behalf of the category team; collaborates with the consumer insights / research team on customer panel evaluations
  • Establishes industry-leading specifications for Own Brand products with suppliers that reflect the essential quality parameters for customer delight and success
  • Participates in / contributes to all aspects of product design, including new idea generation, prototype development, competitive assessments, and technical / regulatory / compliance
  • Ensures designs and product objectives support merchant category plans, assortment strategies, price point, and overall creative direction
  • Researches / analyzes industry technology / consumer trends to advise H-E-B Partners and teams on how to bring best solutions available to H-E-B customers and businesses
  • Coaches / mentors / trains Partners on Own Brand work and product development activities
  • May manage specific Own Brand programs / initiatives (e.g., H-E-B Select Ingredients) that support company business goals

Job Details:

Company: H-E-B

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location:  San Antonio, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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