Business Director - Lipids and Primary

Job Locations US-WI-Beloit
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Company Overview

We are Kerry. The Taste & Nutrition Company. We make products people enjoy and feel better about. And, we are growing. We need talented, passionate people who want to help us make the business better. People who expect better from themselves. People who care about delivering better for customers, their colleagues, the company and their own career. People who take pride in paving new paths to lead the business forward. We need great people who want to do great things. People like you, perhaps.

If you are high energy, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and enjoy executing against the demands of a fast-paced high growth organization, then consider joining our team to help drive your career and Kerry forward. Learn more and/or apply at


Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


Description and Responsibilities




      Drive Business Growth

    • Develop clear Value Propositions & “how to win” playbooks for sales teams
    • Deliver growth via SGI framework & owning relevant SGI projects
    • Be the Subject Matter Expert for given technology group to deliver commercial pipeline
    • Product Creation, End to End Portfolio Management
    • Create competitive benchmarking & evolution of Kerry Core Competences
    • Develop & execute M&A target
    • Successfully commercialize new products
    • Develop & implement technology innovation plans for technology group’s marketing & sales team

Maximize Current Business

    • Ensure performance vs agreed targets for volume, revenue, margin & BOP of portfolio
    • Partner with commercial finance to set pricing strategy for portfolio
    • Create & implement incentives, multi-year supply agreements with key customers
    • Manage performance of Middle Office vs KPI’s – supply chain, operations, quality
    • Collaborate with procurement for raw material supply & cost management
    • Development of contingency plans for risk mitigation within manufacturing sites
    • Execution of business cases for any growth capital expenditures
    • Lead improvements to ROI on front office spend




  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s, or PhD in Food Science or related discipline preferred
  • Must have 7-10 years progressively responsible, post baccalaureate experience in related technical or R&D roles within a food company
  • Experience with ingredients, in particular value added lipids and dairy markets.
  • Organized and analytical in approach with customers and projects
  • Extremely technical approach to business
  • Demonstrated ability to connect with various levels of stakeholders
  • Track record of driving successes against specific technology
  • Clear thinker and communicator, with the ability to articulate and influence across all levels of an organization, both internal and external
  • Commercial acumen
  • Experience in CPG or food ingredient industry
  • Product development, project leadership, and process support experience
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate technical strategies and turn them into clear compelling actionable plans and results
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written)
  • Effective interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Leadership and management (of employees, projects or agencies)
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes
  • Demonstrated past success in commercialization of an individual technology
  • 30% travel with frequent visits to Beloit


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