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National Product Manager
 
Salinas, CA
 
About Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc.
 
Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods.  Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 12,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America. As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our Taylor Farms Fresh Prepared team as a National Product Manager located in Salinas, California.
 
About the Role
 
Taylor Farms Fresh Prepared Division has a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our team as a National Customer Manager. This position will help set strategic direction for our customer’s fresh food categories and help position Taylor Farms nationally to be prepared to react in all fresh food facilities.
 
Qualifications
 
The ideal candidate for this position will have thorough knowledge of fresh food, operational (deli or retail) experience, solid financial skill set, and analytical experience. Qualified individuals will enjoy working in our fast paced environment, have 5+ years of industry experience, and possess great communication and collaboration abilities. Individual time management is critical to the success of the person in this role.
 
Travel
 
This position will require travel.
 
For confidential consideration, please submit your resume via email to tffcareers@taylorfarms.com. Please type the following in the subject line: National Product Manager
 

 

National Product Manager, Kroger Account

Salinas, CA

About Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc.

Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods.  Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 12,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America. As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our Deli team as a National Product Manager located in Salinas, California.

About the Role

Taylor Farms Deli Division has a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our team as a National Product Manager on the Kroger Account.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position will have thorough knowledge of various fruit and / or vegetable commodities, operational (deli or retail) experience, solid financial skill set, and analytical experience. Qualified individuals will enjoy working in our fast paced environment, have 5+ years of industry experience, and possess great communication and collaboration abilities. Individual time management is critical to the success of the person in this role.

Bilingual individuals are preferred but not required.

Travel

This position will require travel.

For confidential consideration, please submit your resume via email to tffcareers@taylorfarms.com. Please type the following in the subject line: National Product Manager, Kroger Account


Raw Procurement Manager

Salinas, CA
 
About Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc.
 
Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods.  Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 12,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America. As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our Taylor Farms Retail team as a Raw Procurement Manager, located in Salinas, California.
 
About the Role
 
Coordinate the purchase and delivery of all needed raw materials and ingredients on a just-in-time basis to satisfy the daily/weekly demand schedules of the plant production department. Ensure that all raw materials purchased will meet established quality specifications and budgeted costs. Collaborate daily with plant operations on raw material demand planning and forecasts. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, raw product forecasting/budgeting, grower supply chain development, harvest material optimization, production usage and inventory management. Person should be a constant facilitator of raw procurement efficiency and cost effectiveness.  Essential Functions include:
 
  • Ability to procure and deliver large quantities of high-value, raw product in a fast-paced environment.
  • Responsible for placing purchase orders and verifying vendor performance and accuracy on arrival.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate raw availability and forecasts to key members of the operations management team.
  • Develop effective forecasting tools for both raw product and sales information.
  • Build relationships with existing vendors and develop prospective suppliers to keep up with demand and drive down costs.
  • Support sales and product development teams in the procurement of new or unique varieties.
  • Must demonstrate leadership and be familiar with procurement and production processes
  • Demonstrate ability to problem solve efficiently with minimal oversight
  • Must be a self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit

Qualifications

  • 1-5 years-experience in procurement or an operations environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
Travel
 
Some travel may be required.
 
For confidential consideration, please submit your resume via email to tffcareers@taylorfarms.com. Please type the following in the subject line: Raw Procurement Manager
 

Product Manager – Salads

Salinas, CA

About Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc.
 
Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods.  Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 12,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America.  As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our Taylor Farms Retail team as the Product Manager for our Salads Segment, located in Salinas, California.
 
About the Role
 
The Product Manager – Salads is responsible for championing the development and execution of short and long term product plans.  The Product Manager will focus on leading cross-functional operational teams, including those from Operations, Procurement, Finance, R&D, QA, Sales, and Marketing, to ensure delivery of profitable products (both existing and current) which meet consumer and customer needs.  Key responsibilities include:
  • P&L and costing responsibility 
  • Setting and driving segment strategy to increase both revenue and margin
  • Product management – understand cost structure drivers of current portfolio; work with the Operations team to manage raw/ingredient/packaging costs, labor/throughput/commercialization costs, and processing capability to improve profitability
  • Product development/commercialization – work with R&D, Procurement and Operations teams and directly with suppliers to develop new products and renovate current products
  • Drive production best practices across all plants/sites
  • Longer-term product innovation – meet changing consumer needs; create differentiation vs. competition; create new capabilities  
  • Drive revenue and improve mix – work with Marketing and Sales teams to enable and drive in-market success 
  • Lead the development of new products, line extensions, graphic changes, and discontinuation projects
  • Coordinate the development of product specifications
Qualifications
 
  • 7+ years of industry experience in product management/marketing/brand management
  • Experience in the fresh-cut industry strongly preferred, with thorough knowledge of various fruit and/or vegetable commodities
  • Product management experience in fresh foods, including full ownership of all stages – development, commercialization, launch
  • P&L management experience, with solid financial skill set and analytical experience
  • Demonstrated success in managing cross-functional teams, with strong communication skills and collaboration abilities
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Possess exceptional individual time management skills
  • Experience in both larger companies and smaller, entrepreneurial companies
  • Consistent, stable employment history
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred
For confidential consideration, please submit your resume via email to tffcareers@taylorfarms.com.  Please type the following in the subject line:  Product Manager – Salads
 

Label Regulatory Specialist

Salinas, CA
 
About Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc.
 
Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods.  Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 12,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America.  As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our Prepared Foods & Deli team as a Label Regulatory Specialist located in Salinas, California.
 
About the Role
 
The Label Regulatory Specialist is responsible for developing new and revised product labeling. This Label Regulatory Specialist must possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations in a fast-paced environment. Ability to interpret FDA’s and USDA’s CFR with respect to their impacts on product labeling.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, schematic, or schedule forms.  Key responsibilities include:
  • Assists departmental management in the preparation, submission, and maintenance of all labeling/labeling-related projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of new and revised product labeling. This includes: creating original electronic labeling; revising existing labeling in response to FDA and/or USDA comment, to make minor or editorial changes, or as a result of changes in FDA/USDA regulations.
  • Submission of original or revised electronic labeling, as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the FDA and USDA CFR regulations.
  • Coordinate labeling revisions and the scheduling of receipt of Final Printed Labeling (FPL) with the Label Control Departments.
  • Respond to labeling requests from other departments, such as Customer Service, Sales & Marketing, Legal, etc.
  • Respond to labeling requests from customer
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a database to track the labeling history of each product.
  • Research information pertaining to marketing applications through the navigation of FDA and/or USDA submissions and regulatory documentation systems.
Qualifications
 
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) required
  • 2+ years in the food industry or related field required.  However, a combination of experience and/or education will be taken into consideration.
  • Understanding of the Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 9 of Code of Federal Regulations, various FDA Guidance’s for Industry, various USDA Guidance’s for industry along with knowledge of the regulatory process pertaining to labeling required.
  • Problem solving – the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully. 
  • Planning/organizing – the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently. 
  • Complete attention to detail – the individual demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness, very detailed oriented, monitors own work to ensure quality, and uses feedback to improve performance. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite applications 
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
Travel
 
Potential for 10% - 20% domestic travel.   
 
For confidential consideration, please submit your resume via email to tffcareers@taylorfarms.com.  Please type the following in the subject line:  Label Regulatory Specialist
 

Sales Category Manager Analyst

Salinas, CA
 
About Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc.
 
Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods.  Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 12,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America.  As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our Prepared Foods & Deli team as a Sales Category Manager Analyst located in Salinas, California.
 
About the Role
 
The Sales Category Manager Analyst is responsible for the development and management of several functions including report modeling and competitive analysis across a portfolio of prepared foods product sets and customers. This position will work with the Sales team and Senior Leadership to develop and manage our strategic plan for new business development for national customers along with ongoing business reviews.  The scope of this role will include multiple product sets, 10 national customers, and over 1,500 finished goods SKUs. The individual will also be responsible for developing and implementing standardized reporting tools across all multiple data structures.  Key responsibilities include:
  • Develop processes and systems to define, measure, analyze and correct sales metrics at a programmatic level, while still balancing the need to rapidly prioritize and address immediate anomalies.
  • Proactively monitor product sets to ensure competitiveness, optimal structures, and profitability
  • Develop and manage strategic sales snapshots with national sales team
  • Perform analyses and develop reports/dashboards
  • Promote communication and collaboration with key stakeholders across business units
  • Provide continual focus on process improvement
Qualifications
 
  • 5+ years of related experience in strategic, leadership, and analytical roles
  • Proven track record of execution and management of strategic plans
  • Expertise in simulation development and advanced analytics
  • Experience managing programs across multiple locations/territories
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Operations, Economics, or other related field
  • Excellent communication skills-written, verbal and interpersonal 
  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Expert in Excel, Word, PowerPoint; able to learn new programs
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus 
  • Additional Preferred Skills: SQL/database knowledge, Halo, and Axapta experience
Travel
 
Potential for 25% domestic travel.
 
For confidential consideration, please submit your resume via email to tffcareers@taylorfarms.com.  Please type the following in the subject line:  Sales Category Manager Analyst
 

Human Resources Generalist

Tracy, CA
 
About Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc.
 
Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. is dedicated to being North America’s favorite maker of salads and healthy fresh foods.  Our “Taylor Family” includes nearly 12,000 team members who are passionate about making high quality, great tasting products for families across North America.  As we continue to rapidly grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our Taylor Farms Pacific team as an HR Generalist located in Tracy, California.
 
About the Role
The Human Resources Generalist will work with all plant departments to support companywide objectives and policies.  This person will help drive key HR initiatives in order to meet the overall business goals. This role will be engaged in employee and labor relations, employee engagement initiatives, recruitment, workforce planning and training and development.  Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for employee and labor relations which includes, coaching and counseling, progressive discipline, grievance and termination process, conduct exit interviews
  • Responsible for administering compensation and benefits programs which includes leaves of absence (including FMLA and STD), communicate any changes or enhancements to programs and assist with open enrollment and health assessment processes US wide
  • Support training and development needs by coaching leadership, management principles and employee development programs
  • Responsible for overseeing human resource policies, programs and procedures in a non-unionized environment
  • Manage recruitment, hiring, and onboarding for the plant operations
  • Maintain Employee Files
 
Qualifications
 
  • 5+ years with progressive Human Resources experience (ideally in a manufacturing environment)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, HR other related field required
  • CA-PHR, SPHR or SHRM-CP required
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels of an organization
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
 
For confidential consideration, please submit your resume via email to tffcareers@taylorfarms.com.  Please type the following in the subject line:  HR Generalist, Taylor Farms Pacific

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