Category Administrator

Location Louth, Republic of Ireland
Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to €28000 per annum
Published 8 months ago
Start Date November 2018
Contact Lorraine Mooney
Job Ref FM1_1538496053

Job Description

Category Administrator | FMCG| Perm Role, Louth

My client, a leader in Food Production is seeking a Category Administrator for their successful production plant in Co. Louth. This is a key role in the business and will see the successful person report into the Category Manager and working alongside Marketing and Account Managers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completion of new sample submission forms for customer presentations.
  • Co-ordination of information required for pre productions.
  • Co-ordination of supplier specs for new raw materials.
  • Direct link with Product Technologist on cooking instructions, product and packaging queries.
  • Input of ingredient spec into NPD Tracker.
  • Input of spec data to Recipe professor and download required documents.
  • Management of sample requests for all events, online updates and customer requests.
  • Support in tasting of new benchmark products via compilation of report and log.
  • Support in Category Reviews via shopping and logging of samples.
  • Management of Product titles / Care Stories / Proof Point / USPs (under guidance of NPD Manager).
  • Management of creation Sensory Profiles (under guidance of NPD Manager).
  • Management of internal post launch reviews (under guidance of NPD Manager)

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in a Category Administrator Role
  • Experience in liaising with key clients on site
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • MS Office Proficient with particular focus on MS Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clean drivers license and the ability to travel with work as and when required

In return:

  • 28k
  • 8am - 4.30pm
  • Parking
  • Career progression
  • Canteen on site

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