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JBS USA Market Development Manager - Sampco/Weddel - Laval, Quebec in Laval-sur-le-Lac, Quebec

Market Development Manager - Sampco/Weddel - Laval, Quebec

Department: Sales

Location: Laval-sur-le-Lac, QC

Sampco/Weddel, a JBS company, is looking for an enthusiastic and determined Market Development Manager to join the team in Laval, Quebec.- The Market Development Manager will report to Robert Sauve, Vice-President, and is primarily responsible for driving business-to-business marketing/sales strategies and initiatives to support the business goals.


Sampco-s business included retail and food service specialty products that span the entire array of commodities including: Salmon, Tuna, Mackerel, Pineapple, Peaches, Tropical Fruit, and Mushrooms. Manufacturing and Industrial product category can be divided into canned beef, cooked frozen beef, and raw cuts of beef.

Our customers include major grocery retailers/wholesalers, food service companies, and food manufacturers throughout the United States.

Sampco & Weddel have a variety of brands including Hereford-, Clasico- and Rip 'N' Ready-. For a full list of product offerings and brands available please visit





Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop growth strategies and execution plans based on information obtained from leadership, sales teams, customers, and consumers to drive increased sales.

  • Identify market opportunities through analysis of market and sales data, balancing with current production capabilities.

  • Monitor industry, customer, and consumer trends to stay up-to-date on competitive landscape and identify opportunities.

  • Have the ability to identify key attributes to help further differentiate prepared foods in the marketplace.-

  • Contribute to new product development and packaging design/specifications to capitalize on consumer demand and market opportunities, creating and revising product packaging as required.

  • Collaborate extensively with Sales to understand market/channel differences to support Sales with resources needed to drive profitability.

  • Work with key customers to develop marketing plans and support partner relationships.


  • Bachelor-s degree required, preferably in Marketing, Business, or related field.

  • Master-s degree is favorable.

  • 5+ years of experience in marketing/sales of consumer products required.

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to set realistic timelines for project completion.

  • Excellent planning and time management skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French; Portuguese a plus.

  • Innate attention to detail.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent creative and innovative problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Capable of taking on P&L responsibilities in the future.

Successful candidate will be eligible for all company benefits as per company policy including relocation and bonuses.