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Product Manager

Company: Wonderful Citrus
Location: Delano
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Wonderful Citrus is America's largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus, including clementine/mandarin, navel and Valencia oranges; lemons; limes; grapefruits; and other citrus varieties. Wonderful Citrus owns, cultivates and harvests more than 58,000 acres of fresh citrus and ships around the world each year to ensure a year-round supply. Our citrus can be found in all channels of distribution, with our consumer brands most visible in the produce department of grocery stores across America under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

Job Description

The Product Manager offers an interesting combination of sales strategy, financial analysis,managerial economics and operations management in an agribusiness / food-processing environment with significant exposure to upper management. The candidate will report to the Director of Product Management and will interact on a regular basis with the Vice Presidents of Sales & Packing Operations.

Here's what you will do:

  • Develops field-to-market plans for the assigned citrus varieties, and manages implementation by working in conjunction with key departments such Field Evaluations, Harvesting, Packing Operations, and Sales & Marketing
  • Develops weekly production plan for each packinghouse and shift
  • Tracks operational and sales execution, evaluating the economic impact on growers' and enterprise profitability
  • Collaborates with field departments in shaping and managing harvest and crop management strategy
  • Delivers available-to-sell forecasts to Sales & Marketing to support program selling and/or advanced sales
  • Analyzes competitive information that can be used to set pricing policies or reshape sales strategy
  • Generates monthly and quarterly profitability forecasts/analyses to be reviewed with upper management
  • Supports Industry and Senior Management reporting requirements


    Here's what you'll bring to the table:

    • COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless candidate has a legally valid exemption.
    • BA/BS or equivalent with an emphasis in Finance, Operations or Supply Chain
    • Minimum of 3 years' experience in the Agriculture industry
    • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
    • Proficiency in working with top tier ERP systems - Oracle, SAP or PeopleSoft - is desirable
    • Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred

      Additional Information

      Here's what we'll bring to the table:

      • Wonderful Giving - a one-of-kind program that donates company money to charities close to our employees' hearts
      • Employee college tuition reimbursement
      • Employee referral program* - $1,500 per exempt referral; $500 per non-exempt referral, * Taxes applicable.
      • Full benefits package -- Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, company matching and annual catch-up, Employee Assistance Program, company-paid life insurance (spouse and dependents to age 26), life insurance, AD&D insurance, flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

        Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 9,000 employees worldwide. We've made Wonderful Pistachios one of America's top-selling salty snacks. We've turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California's top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world's largest flower delivery service.

        The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California's Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

        Wonderful Citrus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.

        EEO is the law

Keywords: Wonderful Citrus, Delano , Product Manager, Executive , Delano, California

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