Product Market Manager

Posted: 6 years80 months343 weeks2407 days ago

Company/Organization: Sonoco

Location: Hartsville, SC

Job Description :

Are you a driven technical product marketing individual?


The Market Manager position within Sonoco’s Global Plastics division is a unique role that will enable you to initiate, organize and execute marketing activities in order to maximize short and long term sales volumes and profits. You will identify long term opportunities within the market place and prepare plans to develop, test and launch new products.  Our diverse breadth of capabilities and materials will afford you significant options to meet the dynamic needs within multiple marketplaces.  We need your plastics packaging marketing, sales and business development experience within Injection Molding, Thermoforming or Blow Molding to continue building, managing and innovating our product solutions.  This business has a solid reputation for high quality products and dedicated customer service. 


Working Environment

Based out of our Global Corporate Headquarters in Hartsville, SC – you can join a global community that seeds innovation and nurtures advancement and has been named a Top Company for Leaders by Aon Hewitt! Sonoco has maintained a people-first focus for more than 116 years while providing pioneering packaging solutions and making your favorite products every day. In our workplace, that means values of honesty, respect and support are engrained in every team. Talented, inspiring people like you have helped us grow into an award-winning, dynamic company with more than 340 facilities around the world.


Here’s what you need to know.

You will report directly to the Director of Marketing for our Global Plastics team. Key Focus areas include Innovation, Marketing Communications, Market Strategy and Product Commercialization.  You will work closely with our Insights Research Team, Sales, Technology, Category/Market Development Managers and End Use Market teams, developing a thorough understanding of CPG, retail and consumer trends impacting targeted market segments. You will also be responsible for translating insights and trends into business strategy. 


APPLY TODAY and help us grow better.

Global success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. Take the next step and stake your future with a world-leading company that helps you excel and rewards your best efforts. We encourage and enable upward movement within the company, and we’ve built an industry-leading business on the philosophy that every person and every idea counts. Apply today and help us grow stronger.


About Sonoco

Sonoco is a $5 billion global manufacturer of consumer packaging, industrial products and protective packaging provider of packaging services for many of the world's best-known brands. Sonoco is proud of being voted Top 25 Employers for future leaders.   We are world class in our abilities to allow employees to use their talent and skills to grow themselves, their careers and our Company.

Required Experience

This position requires a Bachelors’ degree, ideally in a technical field such as engineering, or even a Marketing or Business degree will be considered. Major kudos if you hold your MBA too! Additionally, 5+ years of experience in a plastics packaging environment is needed. Our ideal candidate will have worked in a technical, manufacturing, or product development role previously and have transitioned into a Commercial role such as marketing, product manager, or business development. We strive to build our business around our people, so we’d like you to be here for the long haul too.


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