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Product Development Manager

Omaha Steaks Omaha, NE

Job Description

Great Place to Work!

  • We have created a well-respected, nationwide brand based on our outstanding, wholesome products and our exceptional customer service. That makes for a great customer interaction and something our employees are very proud to be a part of.
  • Despite being the nation's best known brand of beef and the largest direct marketer of seafood, we're small enough that your contribution can make a real difference.
  • The owners and the management team genuinely care about every employee. So, when it comes to things like employee safety, health care, educational assistance and wellness, we lead the way. We treat our employees with the same respect we have for our customers.

The Essential Job Duties Include:

  • Direct and manage every step of product development process according to timeline to ensure a quality and seamless product/category introduction for all OSI sales divisions. Sets expectations and deliverables up front.
  • Manage all details with supplier to ensure criteria and expectations are met for each step in the development process- new, reform, second sourcing efforts. Works very closely with Culinary Manager and Food Science and Nutrition manager to provide accurate information and timely details to meet deliverables
  • In tandem with purchasing and merchandising, responsible for directing development on reformulations, second sourcing efforts and quality claims for all new manufactured and non-manufactured products to increase rebuy rates and decrease claim rates.
  • Work with purchasing, culinary associate and quality assurance to facilitate testing of both new and existing products. Qualify suppliers and ensure compliance with OS expectations
  • Maintains accurate documentation of current products including revisions, ingredient statements, NFP, cooking instructions and most current QA evaluation.
  • Provide creative input in planning, proofing and project management of related marketing materials and research, source and develop new product categories and line extensions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 4 year college degree in Food and Nutrition; Food Science, Merchandising or Food Marketing .
  • Working knowledge of product development processes/timelines
  • Proficient PC skills, including Excel and Word.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to think on multiple levels and manage many moving parts

Schedule Requirements:

  • This is a full-time, day shift position. Please plan to work approximately 40 hours per week.

Special Note:

  • Military veterans and their spouses are encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Date Posted October 31, 2017
Date Closes November 30, 2017
Requisition 100002636
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00