Manager of Innovation-Machine
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world's most loved beers
and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are
owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges,
and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent
that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We
want talent that is looking for fast career growth,
cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training &
COMPANY: Budweiser. Bud Light. Stella Artois. Michelob ULTRA.
That's right, over 100 of America's most loved brands, to be exact.
But there's so much more to us than our top-notch portfolio of
beers, seltzers, and more. We believe our people are our greatest
asset, and we're looking for people like you to join our shared
dream and purpose. We dream big to create a future with more
cheers. Are you up for the Challenge?
ROLE SUMMARY: Manage/Direct projects within the innovation pipeline
ranging from the development of new brand or innovations on current
brands to drive incremental growth for the portfolio. Collaborate
daily with channel teams, sales, brand teams, suppliers, and the
larger cross functional innovation ecosystem. Working in a fast
moving and dynamic part of our business, innovation opportunities
may be within the traditional Beer category, or in Beyond Beer
spaces (Seltzers, FMWBs, Spirits, etc.)
- Builds and maintains relationships with cross-functional
partners and suppliers to deliver product and packaging innovation
for a set of Brands.
- Leads key innovation projects from idea generation through
commercial launch, including consumer insight and opportunity
identification, innovation concept development, product/packaging
optimization, operational feasibility, P&L analysis, and
- Develop Brand Innovation Priorities, driven by consumer
insights/needs, brand strategies, and portfolio innovation
- Translates consumer trends into actionable innovation
workstreams including research and development on flavor profiles,
health and wellness trends, and communication through packaging
- Applies consumer research to validate desirability of
innovation concepts. Deep dives into consumer research to make
business decisions regarding innovation development and financial
- Leads discussions and presentations with cross-functional teams
and senior management.
- 2-4 years of experience in sales and marketing, product, or
package development, and/or supply chain management. MBA a
- Experience with an innovation process, i.e. Stage Gate, design
- Strong communication and presentation skills.
- Exceptional creative, project management, and organizational
- Strong budget and business analytic skills.
- Experience working in a Scrum/Agile team framework is a
- Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills required. Experience with
Microsoft Teams and Microsoft DevOps is a plus.
WHY ANHEUSER-BUSCH: Anheuser-Busch has always dreamed big. It's who
we are as a company. It's our culture. It's our heritage. But more
than ever, it's our future. A future where we're always looking
forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life's moments. Even
when they're hard. A future where we keep dreaming bigger.
Together. To reimagine what a beer company can be. And what
Anheuser-Busch can do. Where we provide more opportunity for our
people, lift up our neighbors, and make a meaningful difference in
the world. This future is our purpose. A future that everyone can
celebrate, and everyone can share in.A future with more cheers.
- Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness and
Tax-Advantaged Savings and Spending Accounts
- Life Insurance and Disability Income Protection
- Generous Parental Leave and FMLA policies
- 401(k) Retirement Savings options with a company matching
- Chance to work in a fast-paced environment among a company of
- Free Beer!
As the leading global brewer, Anheuser-Busch---InBev is committed
to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind
of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding
talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status,
disability status or any other characteristic protected by
REQUIRE ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE? Anheuser-Busch is committed to
working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals
with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a qualified
individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran, you have the
right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or
limited in your ability to use or access the Anheuser-Busch Careers
website as a result of your disability. We will make a
determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a
case-by-case basis. If you need an accommodation or assistance in
using the Anheuser-Busch Careers website, please email .
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