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Mgr, Product COE

Houston, Texas

Job Description

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Company: CORP Enclave
Location: US-TX-Houston
Zip Code: 77077
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 5
Position Type: Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0

More information about this job:  

At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.



Responsible for day-to-day management of resources, process development and operations across the following Product (Item) Asset Classes: Images, Features & Benefits Statements, Attributes/Taxonomy. Other digital assets and rich content types in scope (future state). Consults with and carries out strategic direction set by MDM Business Lead of Item.

Additionally leads and manages projects related to acquisition and management of Rich Digital Content (e.g. Images, Features & Benefits Statements), Product Category specific Attributes and Taxonomy management to ensure business functional needs are met from Merchandising, Marketing, Sales, and Ecommerce/CDE through engagement with internal and external stakeholders as needed. Implement risk mitigation decisions and resolves issues escalated from the asset management teams.


  • Provide guidance and oversight to Image Stewards, Features & Benefits and Attribute / Taxonomy Asset Managers to ensure they achieve prioritized strategic objectives. Ensures business goals are met and budget and risks are managed appropriately.
  • Meet with business leaders to determine Image, Features & Benefits, and Attribution/Taxonomy needs based on business priorities.
  • Lead the overall training, communication, and governance process including the creation, maintenance, and implementation of standards, guidelines, and training for Images, Feature & Benefits Statements., Attribute/Taxonomy processes and systems. Target audience includes Marketing, Merchandising, Graphic Artists and Suppliers.
  • Align and engage MDM Item Business Lead and Business Technology (BT) teams to manage the design and functionality of Image, Features & Benefits, and Taxonomy systems (AMS, OTMM, F&B Portal etc.). Seek out ways to continuously improve management process across all content types. Oversee maintenance and upgrade with BT to impacted systems
  • Execute the communication strategy with Suppliers to meet content acquisition needs and provide direction to Asset Managers. Manage the escalation process of non-compliant Suppliers to Merchandising.

Education and / or Experience:

    Minimum Required: High School graduate.

    Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited and recognized four-year college or university. Five or more years’ experience leading teams in Foodservice Manufacturing, Foodservice Distribution, Consumer Product Goods (CPG) Marketing, Wholesale or Retail Distribution, Category Management, Supply Chain Management and/or Digital Asset Management with a specific lens on working in an Omni-channel environment

Professional Skills:

  • Ability and experience leading cross functional teams.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Good Executive-Level presence and interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Business process orientation including business process design and implementation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) Preferred
  • Deep experience with one or more platforms in the Digital Asset Management space (Open Text Media Manager, Informatica Media Manager, Adobe, or others)
  • Conceptual understanding of information flows between Master Data Management, Digital Asset Management, e-Commerce, and back-end systems

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Working Conditions:
NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employeewill be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 58586