Product Manager – Algae Ingredients for Animal Nutrition


Job title:

Product Manager – Algae Ingredients for Animal Nutrition



Job description

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.Within Corbion Nutrition and Health, the Animal Nutrition team offers a range of sustainable, safe and clean algae-based ingredients that deliver breakthrough innovations for animal nutrition applications.The Product Manager is the product champion and expert for the portfolio and will contribute to the development and implementation of solutions across multiple market segments, including Aquaculture, Petfood and Production animals. The Product Manager is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout assigned products lifecycle, and is responsible for the demand management and pricing management for the assigned portfolio.The Product Manager Animal Nutrition – Algae Ingredients will report directly to the Business Director Animal Nutrition and will closely collaborate with sales, technical sales, R&D, business development, supply chain and marketing.ResponsibilitiesProduct Lifecycle Management

  • Execute product strategies in alignment with business strategies for all products
  • Execute new product introductions (NPI’s), changes, rationalizations and product related documentation
  • Support market and business development in close collaboration with the Marketing, Sales & BD
  • Perform product portfolio reviews and execute related improvement initiatives
  • Work with Operations in managing on structural customer complaints
  • Generate competitive insights and translate into strategic and tactical actions for all commercial products
  • Ensuring regulatory registrations and compliance in line with business strategy (executed by RA)
  • Monitor and manage the profitability of the product portfolio by means of margin and gross profit analysis, value chain analysis

Demand Management

  • Manages any discrepancies in demand and supply with sales and supply chain, in line with value strategy
  • Represent the business teams in the S&OP.

Pricing Management

  • Responsible for setting the price strategies and drive optimization of the annual revenue, margin and portfolio mix (P&L co-ownership)
  • Managing pricing info and pricing approvals in line with procedures
  • Support in global key account/customer contract negotiations and safeguard the execution of the agreed pricing strategies

About youWe are looking for Product Manager, preferably with experience in a similar role in the Animal nutrition space. In addition, you meet the following criteria:

  • At least 5 years product management and/or marketing experience in an international B2B environment.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proven track record within a complex global matrix environment
  • ability to identify unmet needs and capture associated value
  • Proven track record in portfolio and project management capabilities
  • Self-management
  • Long term relationship builder
  • Collaborative team player
  • Available for international trips
  • Sustainability mindset

Our offerWe offer the opportunity to be part of a world class global team and work with a revolutionary product portfolio that adds value on all levels. A chance to take ownership and connect your personal success to the undisputable future of bio based food and feed ingredients.In addition, we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • Unique possibility to be trained by our internal expertise in the world of bio-based products.
  • Personal development opportunities. We invest in relevant training courses related to your particular discipline, that will give you the opportunity to grow into an industry expert
  • Friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment

We actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute towards our shared objectives and values. By joining Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects.About CorbionCorbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2023, Corbion generated annual sales of €1,443.8 million and had a workforce of 2,727 FTE. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.comCorbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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Gorinchem, Zuid-Holland

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Tue, 14 May 2024 22:54:55 GMT

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