Job Title: ABM/SABM

Location: Chicago

Our Company, Your Opportunity:

Plumrose USA is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs. Plumrose was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods. This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality.

Our Mission:

To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.

Our Values:

Role :

The Sr/Associate Marketing Manager are key leaders to drive growth for our company. You will turn product ideas into iconic brands that will fill true consumer needs. Your responsibilities will span across portfolio and brand development, product development, packaging, and consume communication plans. You will build plans to deliver on longer term financial goals and to bring new products into existence and the brand to life for consumers. This position is best suited for someone with a strong bias for action and excellent communication skills who is comfortable working both horizontally and vertically within the organization to keep multiple projects and priorities moving forward to achieve agreed upon deadlines.


  • Develop a deep understanding of the consumer and leverage consumer insights to drive brand strategy and innovation – be a champion and voice of the consumer within the organization

  • Lead the Innovation and New Product Development process

  • Lead strategy and execution of new products

  • Develop pipeline of products that will generate growth.

  • Build and validate new product bundles from concept to fully developed product including management of the capital request process

  • Rapidly commercialize new items with cross functional team members by collaborating with R&D, Manufacturing, Sales and Finance

  • Create breakthrough communications that will build brand equity and drive long-term growth for the business

  • Lead internal / external partners for package design / graphics / branding of new products

  • Execute relevant marketing research to gain consumer insights and learning

  • Lead internal NPD Stage gate process.

Skills and Qualifications :

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (Business Administration, Marketing preferred).MBA or MA in Social Science preferred with a concentration in, marketing, or quantitative analysis

  • 2 – 3 Years of CPG related experience in Marketing or Innovation role .

  • Sharp quantitative & critical thinking skills

  • Creative thinker - always asking why/why not/what if

  • Easily motivate others, get alignment to vision and can drive for clarity

  • Loves a challenge

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects through strong prioritization and planning skills

  • Collaboration skills

  • Action oriented

  • Drive for Results

  • Leadership ability

  • A team player with a positive, can do attitude and agility to flex multiple work streams fluidly

Physical Demands :

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment :

  • Corporate working environment.

If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers

We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

Plumrose USA is an equal opportunity employer.