Marketing Director - Global F&B Portfolio Leader
Full-Time Marketing Director - Global F&B Portfolio Leader at Ecolab
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Technology
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: TBD
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

At Ecolab, making the world a cleaner, safer place is our business.  We are committed to growth and providing our customers with the most effective and efficient cleaning, food safety, and infection control programs available.  We believe that our marketing department is one of the keys to our success.  Marketing roles at Ecolab are very challenging yet rewarding and involve diverse skills and responsibilities.  As a marketing function we are committed to driving growth while providing individuals with a range of developmental career opportunities.  The members of our marketing team have an opportunity to help our customers meet their goals, differentiate Ecolab from our competition, and impact the achievement of our aggressive growth targets.

We are seeking a Sr. Marketing Director to lead the Global Portfolio marketing team within the Food & Beverage Division.  The incumbent will drive vision, strategy, business requirements, and roadmap and execution for global product lines.

Our ideal candidate is a business savvy global leader who can collaborate, ideate, inspire and drive execution across the global marketplace with stakeholders and can skillfully deliver rapid, sustainable, and measurable value to our business and our customers


Key Deliverables include:

Product Lifecycle and Portfolio Management

  • Accountable for developing and maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of its business environment; including preparing a strategic plan with primary focus on financial performance, market share objective, contingency plans, and resource requirements
  • Develop the vision and strategy of the global product portfolio – long and short-term profitability
  • Analyze global market conditions, identifying sales opportunities in existing and new markets that strategically align with F&B goals
  • Position team to capture new market share and achieve sales and OI growth
  • Develop go-to-market strategy and planning
  • Monitor product/portfolio and platform performance to ensure ongoing customer and market relevance through engagement sessions with customers and market research.

Pricing & Profitability

  • Translate product value into margin range expectation and create greater transparency for pricing of products for marketers. Work with regional Marketers to translate margin range into sales price.
  • Annual review of product pricing and profitability

Talent Management

  • Develop and lead a high-performing team to deliver value and solutions across the global business. Build a culture of strong engagement, accountability, and high performance.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 10 years of marketing experience with strategic product marketing with full product lifecycle expertise, as well as developing short-term and long-term global product roadmaps with successful results. 
  • Knowledge of both Phase Gate Process as well as Agile methodology.   
  • Proven expert in managing multiple stakeholders at all levels of the organization, but specifically at senior management level
  • Demonstrated experience to build effective, cohesive and collaborative high performing teams.  Outstanding coach and mentor to others.


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Advanced degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to tell compelling stories centered on the customer
  • Strategic and visionary leader with ability to collaborate with and influence global stakeholders
  • Experience developing budgets, forecasts, and pricing related to product and digital offerings to support business needs, goals and objectives


Contact: Human Resources
1 Ecolab Place
Saint Paul, MN, MN 55102
United States