Market Development Manager
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Feb 1

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Charlotte, NC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4151431

Market Development Manager – Food Packaging
Our client is a global organization with over many locations worldwide and over 50 years’ experience of being dedicated to their 10,000+ employees and customers! They are a true leader in the packaging industry, innovative, and dedicated to the overall growth of the company. You probably have several of their products through your house hold, they are reputable leader in food and beverage, consumer goods, health and beauty, and continually striving to grow into newer markets. More importantly, they support some of the largest household brands in the industry.
  • The company is supported by a strong culture and core values that drive individual contribution, team work, empowerment, growth, and leadership.
  • They are vertically integrated to train, develop and promote from within.
  • They offer generous base salaries, 401K, full health benefits and a targeted bonus potential.
  • They also offer other perks like a pension plan and wellness plan.

Your role within the organization will be to drive sales growth in the food and beverage product portfolio. You will be responsible for product life cycle management, NPD project management from concept to commercialization, market analytics, knowing the competition, line extensions, and sales support. You will need to have a tenacious spirit, and really analyze the local market, and help oversee financial performance of products.
Background Profile:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, or Packaging
  • 3-5 years Marketing or Product Management experience in the packaging industry ideal, and knowledge of the food and beverage markets is a must
  • Creativity, product knowledge, and relationship building
  • Injection molding, blow molding, or flexible packaging ideal
  • Ability to work independently
This position will need to be located in the greater Charlotte, NC area. Charlotte is a thriving community growing tremendously with new manufacturing headquarters being put there every year. It is a great place for a packaging professional to continue to grow their career. An alternative location would be in northern Chicago, IL, but the role will report to the Market Development Director in Charlotte.
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