Market Research Manager

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Date: Jun 15, 2017

Location: Deerfield Beach, FL, US

Company: Dart Container

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, profit-sharing retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Train and develop Market Research Analysts to reach an acceptable level of performance.  Create a working environment where employees will be self-motivated to reach their full potential and develop an understanding and support for company philosophies and objectives.

  • Apply knowledge of the functional uses of our products, the markets to which they are sold, the composition of our customer base, and the attributes of our competitors, to develop programs which strengthen our corporate sales and profitability.

  • Make informed product recommendations based on thorough and comprehensive research  to identify unmet market needs & develop products that incorporate Competitive Advantages.

  • Manage the Market Research activities related to the New Product Development process to enhance the strategic planning and introduction of new & re-designed products. 

  • Manage the development of meeting presentations conducted by the Market Research department   to strengthen the product knowledge (both Dart & competitive) and market knowledge of the sales force to help them sell successfully.

  • Work with Management and the sales force to maintain a consistent flow of product and market information. Act as an intermediary between DCSC and Dart Container to communicate to each the objectives, needs, and priorities of the other.  Enhance the understanding and cooperation between sales and manufacturing.  

 

Core Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 5 years previous managerial experience in Marketing/Market Research/Product Management in the foodservice packaging industry.

  • 4-year degree from an accredited college or university is required, preferably with Business or Marketing as the primary course of study.

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Successful completion of the Dart Management Development Program upon hire.   

  • Must display sound judgment in making logical recommendations based on unshakable facts and have demonstrated the leadership abilities needed to be successful managing people.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

  • Requires up to 20% travel (3 to 4 nights per month on average)

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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