senior product development manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Forward-thinking Senior Product Development Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the food manufacturing industry. Accomplishments include launching more than 60 new products, managing the product portfolio through creative and analytical approaches, and hands-on experiences and knowledge in marketing, accounting, and manufacturing processes.

  • Product Development
  • Product Portfolio Management
  • Branding & Rebranding
  • Package Design
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Cost Estimations & Pricing
  • P&L Management
  • Budgeting
  • Passed all four parts of CPA Exam
  • Knowledge of FDA food labeling regulations
  • Fluent in Japanese and English
Work History
05/2010 to Current
Senior Product Development Manager At&T Portland, OR,
  • Manage Product Development Department for a global plant-based food company with over 150 products with $140 million net sales.
  • Developed over 60 new products to attract target consumers and contributed sustainable growth at a CAGR of 8.6% for the last eleven years. The new products comprise about 27% of the current sales.
  • Execute new product development projects from concept development through commercialization, project management leading cross-functional team and external agencies.
  • Analyze sales and profitability of products. Conduct price revision and discontinue low-performing products to optimize the assets and resources of the company.
  • Conduct benchmark research in every three year, and various market research including concept testing, focus groups, and home use tests.
  • Develop new product brands. Created several unique product brands and successfully registered five trademarks to USPTO.
  • Ensure product labels and marketing message compliance with FDA and applicable regulations. Directly work with lawyers regarding regulatory concerns, risk management, and litigation.
  • Oversee a project to implement and operate PIM software to streamline the product development process and manage information in one place. Collaborate with multi departments to launch the NetSuite ERP to the company.
  • Manage projects with domestic and international co-packers in Korea and Thailand. Negotiate terms and conditions and build a good business relationship.
  • Create an annual budget and manage the operating expense within the department.
  • Consistently improve department's job procedure and strengthen organizational functions.
  • Provide leadership, training, and motivation of department members.
11/2004 to 03/2010
Marketing Coordinator Materion Charlotte, NC,
  • Provided assistance to CEO for a natural snack company which was owned by Calbee Inc for wide ranges of jobs in marketing and product development.
  • Experienced a full organizational life cycle by working the company from the start-up to re-organization until the business were transferred to Calbee North America, Inc.
  • Coordinated various marketing projects including market research, package designs, sell sheet designs, launching of brand website and trade show exhibits in UK.
  • Worked with food scientists to d
  • As acting CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Manager, responsible for corresponding with all customer inquiries by email, regular mail, and phone. Analyzed inquires to improve products, operation and brand image.
  • Wrote articles and published quarterly “US Food Industry Report” to senior executive officers in headquarter.

02/2001 to 12/2003
Consultant, Executive Research Engility Corporation Andrews Air Force Base, MD,
  • Provided employment recruiting services to international companies, mainly in Finance, Accounting, Trading, and PR/Advertising industries, to seek talents who meet specific job requirements.
  • Developed sources of qualified applicants through databases, social media, networking, and conducting interviews
  • Consulted clients on the preparation of job descriptions, compensation & benefits review, regulatory compliance, comprehensive candidate screening, and interview techniques.
01/2000 to 04/2000
Administrative Assistant KPMG City, STATE,
  • Performed administrative support in filling Form 1040 during tax reasons.
  • Learned about working ethics and environment from one of Big 4 public accounting firms through temporary working experience.
Expected in 06/1999
BBA: General Accounting
Pace University - New York, NY
Expected in 03/1995
Majored: Geography
Ritsumeikan University - Kyoto, Japan ,
Expected in 03/1994
1 year study abroad program: Swahili language and African culture
Japan Africa Culture Interchange Institute - Nairobi, Kenya ,

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School Attended

  • Pace University
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • Japan Africa Culture Interchange Institute

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  • Senior Product Development Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Consultant, Executive Research
  • Administrative Assistant


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  • Majored
  • 1 year study abroad program

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