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Product Manager - Algae Ingredients

Job Category:  Marketing
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2795

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.

 

 

The Algae Ingredients Business Unit (CAI) develops new applications and markets for algae-based ingredients produced by fermentation. We have a range of products that deliver breakthrough innovations for different applications including human and animal nutrition by offering sustainable, clean, at scale and cost-efficient algae-based ingredients including Omega-3 fatty acids. This is a high growth and added value market.

 

As a member of the Algae Ingredients product management team, you contribute to the design and execution of our product strategies, making sure the products we need to accomplish our business strategies are available & sustainably profitable today, tomorrow & in the future.

 

Responsibilities

 

- Develop, define, and steer product improvement initiatives.

- Execute product management activities, including new product introductions, changes and optimizations.

- Support market and business development in close collaboration with the Sales and Business Development teams.

- Actively engage and drive product development results through project management.

- Ownership & analysis of competitive intelligence plus translation of data into strategic and tactical actions.

- Monitor and drive the profitability of the product portfolio.

- Represent, connect and manage the communications between all commercial, operations and other internal stakeholder teams.

- Manage any discrepancies in demand and supply with sales, marketing and supply chain (S&OP).

- Driving demand shaping activities on constrained assets (preventing long term shortage).

- Crisis management (supply shortage, product failure or regulatory changes).

 

About you

 

- BSc or Msc education in relevant science (marketing, business administration).

- Minimum 5 years experience in product and or project management, commercial experience can be considered.

- Drive and track record of getting things done.

- Strong Project Management skills are essential.

- Relevant experience in B2B environment with multiple disciplinary and cross cultural experience.

- Balance of commercial, supply chain and technical know-how, skills,

  affinity and experience.

- Experience in aqua culture and feed ingredients market is a plus.

 

 

About Corbion 
 

What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.

 

As a company where day-to-day priorities and decisions are shaped by a shared purpose and vision, we enjoy a working environment energized by empowerment and opportunity. By joining Corbion, you can be part of :

 

  • A culture open to great ideas wherever they come from, and where your work can make a real difference in the world
  • An organization that values diversity of thought, background and experience
  • A company ready to invest in you, helping you grow toward your personal ambitions
  • A workplace that’s friendly and informal, while being focused and professional
  • An international team small enough to stay agile, but large and talented enough to make an impact today, and for future generations

 

Our corporate values – Collaboration, Care, Courage and Commitment – define what it takes to overcome obstacles and create the sustainable breakthroughs the world sorely needs. As a member of the Corbion team, you’ll see these values put into action every day, and you’ll have the chance to make your own unique contribution to our collective achievements.

 

Corbion 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 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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