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Product Manager - Algae Ingredients

Job Category:  Business Development
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1867

Corbion develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations.


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.




- 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 

Corbion 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 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com


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 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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