Transformational Innovation Catalyst (Remote or Hybrid) at Schreiber Foods in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Category:

Research & Development

Job Family:

Research and Development

Job Description:

As part of the Innovation team, you’ll be responsible for building transformational ideas into real-word business solutions that impact Schreiber’s bottom line. You’ll lead the rapid discovery, exploration, and acceleration of new growth engines by leveraging a combination of customer needs, market trends, technology advancements, and Schreiber's unique capabilities to develop these opportunities. Bold thinking, creativity and non-linear connections will be used imagine new possibilities and inspire others. You’ll build evidence for business cases through rapid experimentation across customer desirability, financial viability, and opportunity feasibility. Additionally, you’ll coach fast-paced multi-functional teams on innovation practices to build scalable business models that stay true to their core insights.

This position can be 100% remote/working from home or hybrid work schedule located at our Home Office in Green Bay, Wisconsin . The hybrid work schedule is 2-3 days at Home Office and the remainder from home.

We are looking to fill 3 Transformational Innovation Catalyst positions.

What you’ll do:

  • Leads the rapid discovery, exploration, and acceleration of new growth engines that deliver business growth and positively impact the bottom line.

  • Leads the building of evidence through iterative experimentation across customer desirability, financial viability, and opportunity feasibility.

  • Coaches fast-paced multi-functional teams to build scalable business models that stay true to the core insights.

  • Leads the development of business recommendations to pursue, pivot, pause, or punt on business opportunities.

  • Creates organizational momentum by inspiring, educating, rallying stakeholders and partners throughout the organization.

  • Stays abreast of best practices for global innovation and shares/implements them within Schreiber.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Science, Technology, Engineering, Innovation, Project Management or related field.

  • 5+ years experience in development of new ideas, voice of customer, and coaching/facilitating skills.

  • Multi-functional experience preferred.

  • Experienced in innovation tools such as: Design Thinking, Agile, Lean Start Up, Business Model Innovation, Jobs to Be Done, and/or Sprint methodologies.

  • Comfort with Ambiguity: A willingness and interest in spending time in and thriving with deep uncertainty in environments where there is no clear “right answer”.

  • Strategic Problem Solver: Think strategically about customers, segments, markets, technology. Represent complex information simply through frameworks that convey meaning and insight.

  • Results Focus: Demonstrated ability to build evidence, weigh tradeoffs and drive decisions across customer, business, and operational needs.

  • Clear Communicator and Facilitator: Clearly and concisely summarize your own and others’ thinking by synthesizing a variety of data types into key messages or insights and Ability to mobilize teams around a process and overcome resistance to new thinking/acting.

  • Empathy and a Teacher's Mentality: Demonstrated ability to cultivate trust and willingness amongst colleagues and customers together with a reputation for high personal integrity. The ability to guide and mentor effectively, successfully facilitate teams.

  • Curious and Creative: Unceasing curiosity about people and a desire to make the world better for them. Creative and out of the box, always curious, learning and making connections.

  • Ambitious Attitude: A proactive, optimistic outlook that provides the drive needed to overcome barriers, creatively problem solve, and challenge conventional thinking.

  • Bias for Action: In the face of ambiguity, you default to experimentation/learning/evidence building to make concrete progress.

  • Ability to travel up to 15%.

  • Must have a reliable internet connection (minimum 10 mb download speed) at home for remote and hybrid positions.

Eligible partners will receive:

  • Get not one, but TWO retirement benefits. When you join our employee-owned company, you’ll be part of our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) from day one. That means in addition to an 8% 401(k) match into the ESOP, Schreiber will contribute an extra amount – about 10% of your earnings – toward your retirement every year. That’s a company contribution of around 18% in retirement savings annually!

  • Earn bonus pay. You’ll have an opportunity to earn incentive pay twice a year when we meet our company goals.

  • Earn $ for focusing on your health. Get up to $1,200 for your health savings account each year, plus get reimbursed for fitness membership, equipment or classes.

  • Pursue development that’s relevant to your role, career goals and the company. Plus, we offer tuition reimbursement if you want to further your education to grow in your role at Schreiber.

  • Get access to medical, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits starting day one. This includes an onsite nurse and mental health counselor.

  • Give back to the community through your volunteer hours. For every hour you volunteer, you can earn $10 for the nonprofit of your choice. Schreiber also matches your charitable contributions up to $250 every year.

  • Experience caring like you’ve never experienced it before. We have a program that’s completely organized by and for other partners who need extra help. It’s called Partners Helping Partners. We have hundreds of examples of partners organizing fundraisers to help out others going through a hard time.

Sound like a company you’d like to be a part of? Click Apply.

Need extra assistance with the application process? Contact or call 920-437-7601.

​For positions that require any amount of travel: Valid driver's license, auto insurance (at least state minimum- more might be required), acceptable driving record per Schreiber Foods discretion, and vehicle that will ensure applicant can meet the travel necessities of the position are required.

Schreiber requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event, an applicant does not have current work authorization, Schreiber will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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