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Product Management Specialist

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

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3640

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


Corbion is seeking a strong, growth oriented Product Specialist to manage the product life cycle in support of organizational strategy and objectives, working with internal cross-functional partners to ensure products are available & sustainably profitable short and long-term.  This role reports to the Sr Product Manager and is based in Lenexa, Kansas.



  • Support the development and execution of medium and long term product strategy
  • Set-up new products and manage the introduction phase AOX portfolio
  • Manage the life-cycle of the products by managing product changes and documentation (PDS, SDS, Labels), end of life rationalization
  • Actively engage in product development and project management (type 1 innovation, CAPEX, business improvement)
  • Consistently communicate with internal partners including commercial teams, operations teams and other internal stakeholders
  • Manage discrepancies in supply and demand with sales, marketing and supply chain
  • Support documentation requirements needed for AOX portfolio
  • Pro-actively support customers regarding product related concerns
  • Own the product details and specifications, operate as internal product expert
  • Partner with operations to manage customer complaints and supply issues
  • Ensure global regulatory registrations and compliance
  • Manage crises including supply shortage, product failure or regulatory changes
  • Align with marketing and insights to monitor competitive activities within Preservation portfolio
  • Coordinate with research and quality regarding customer requests, audits, registrations and other market/product needs




  • Bachelor of Science in Food, Biology, Chemistry, or Biotech preferred
  • 2+ years of work experience in multiple roles (technical sales, procurement, pricing, R&D)
  • Mastery of both quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Exceptional communication skills to lead cross functional teams and manage key internal stakeholders
  • Proven success navigating the complexity of a matrix organization
  • Hands-on, a self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit and a team player

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 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




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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