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Associate Business Manager - Marketing & E-Commerce for Emerging Business in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Posted by Ingredion Incorporated on 5 Sep 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Production and Manufacturing
  • Categories: Sales
  • Foods: Other
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Director, Emerging Business
  • # of Direct Reports: TBD
Job Description

Ingredion is hiring an Associate Business Manager- Marketing & E-Commerce for Emerging Business to play a key role in driving initiatives for our Emerging Business Team. The Emerging Business team is focused on nurturing and developing business with Emerging Food and Beverage companies in the market place for our North American business. The Associate Business Manager will be responsible for progressing and implementing key marketing programs and will act as the primary liaison for a newly established e-commerce platform. This role desires a creative and entrepreneurial individual, who has a mix of digital savvy, business management skills, analytical sensibility and the aspiration to build something new within the organization. This role is cross functional in nature and will have a direct effect on the customer experience, particularly with small and medium size companies.


As an Associate Business Manager- Marketing & E-Commerce for Emerging Business, your responsibilities will include:


  • Managing day-to-day operations of e-commerce implementation and support functions.
  • Cultivating relationships with digital agency, 3 rd party e-commerce provider and back end logistics company to ensure smooth customer experience and work on any user issues that may arise.
  • Ensuring seamless User Experience for customer purchases.
  • Developing Management reports and dashboards to track success of the E-Commerce initiative
  • Monitoring product mix and set up and product changes on the platform.
  • Developing a system with internal stake holders to reconcile financial and warehouse inventory via system data.
  • Utilizing e-commerce platform to ensure we are gathering the value of the tool by optimizing e-commerce specific sales techniques, such as subscription services.


  • Executing key aspects of Emerging Business marketing plan including, website development, collateral for the trade, trade show attendance and sponsorship, internal and external PR, video and reference stories.
  • Attending key trade events as a representative of Emerging Business Team.
  • Interacting and developing relationships with key members of the Ingredion Go-To-Market team.

Other projects

  • Developing new business model whereby we can develop a suite of paid services around our company enablers focused around Emerging Businesses. This includes development of a menu of services for the pilot plant and other Idea Lab resources.
  • Co-Manufacturers – Developing a database of co-manufacturers as a resource for recommendation for Emerging Business partners.

Product Expertise

  • Developing a functional understanding of key product lines in the product portfolio across our Ingredient and Sweetener Solutions divisions.
  • As subject matter expert, develop key understandings of Emerging Food & Beverage landscape to continue to advance the platform and other company initiatives. Positioning team as go-to-resource internally and externally with customers.
  • Developing key relationships with support functions and multiple external parties that will drive success of initiative.
Job Requirements

The Associate Business Manager- Marketing & E-Commerce for Emerging Business position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Adopt changes and are open to new ideas and approaches
  • Use knowledge of business and markets to execute goals
  • Are a self-starter that is willing to think high level but also roll up your sleeves and work with limited direct day to day management.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree andexperience with the e-commerce environment. Experience using and developing e-commerce platforms such as BigCommerce or Shopify, etc. MBA preferred, but not required.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with an interest to work in a new start up within a larger organization. Start-up Marketing, Digital, Operations experience strongly desired.
  • Experience in Food & Beverage is strongly desired.
  • Experienceliaising with internal teams, external agencies and outside contractors to deliver marketing projects on time and within budget.Demonstrated ability to lead and prioritize multiple short and long-term projects.
  • Flawless follow-up skills and flexibility. Able to think both strategically and tactically to move projects with customers to a close and translate into tangible business plans and actions.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication and organizational skills. Ability to thrive in detail-oriented work and collaborate with multiple levels in organization both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency with windows based software programs (i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Salesforce.com; proficiency in MS Outlook or willingness to learn.


If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion is the company for you. At Ingredion you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things.

We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations. Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.


A career at Ingredion combines the benefits and professional opportunities afforded a $7 billion leader in our industry with the dynamic environment and team-driven culture you’d expect in a much smaller company. Despite its global scope and the advancement opportunities that come with it, Ingredion has the intimacy of a mid-size company, one where different perspectives are sought and where relationships matter.


about Ingredion Incorporated

Ingredion is a leading global ingredients solutions company. We make sweeteners, starches, nutrition ingredients and biomaterials that are used by customers in everyday products from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals.We turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into ingredients that make crackers crunchy, candy sweet, yogurt creamy, lotions and creams silky, plastics biodegradable and tissues softer and stronger. And our innovative ingredient solutions help customers stay on trend with simple ingredients and gluten-free or high-fiber foods that appeal to today's consumers.

Grounded in our values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Innovation, we employ approximately 11,000 employees around the world. Our customers operate in more than 100 countries and represent 60 diverse sectors, including food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries.
To learn more about our opportunities, please visit www.ingredion.com/careers