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Strategic Market Lead - Meat

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

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1652

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


Corbion is searching for a Strategic Market Lead, Meat to work in a matrix environment with product managers, Insights, Marcom, R&D, Regional Business development Managers, applications and sales.   Reporting to the VP of Marketing, the Strategic Market Lead, Meat will be responsible for developing the go-to-market strategy for their identified segment globally and within their region based upon overall growth objectives as outlined by each product manager. 


This position is responsible for developing and driving segment specific market strategy that incorporates technology, commercial objectives and market insights for their segment.   This is an exciting opportunity to apply your marketing and business/financial acumen and join a growing global B2B corporation focused on innovation, sustainability and success.




  • Lead, manage, facilitate and influence the planning and coordination of strategic market context and Go-to-market planning portions of the overall product strategies into key target industries
  • Lead the outside ---> in market due diligence portion of the market strategy,  collaborating with PM to link to business strategy, and lead the go-to-market planning efforts for in-market execution
  • Collaborate with key cross functional internal partners for delivery of market due diligence overview to frame 3-year strategic business plans
  • Lead launch/Go-to-market planning & execution.  Initiate and lead sustainable planning forums to execute, monitor progress and evaluate go-to-market success, conduct post-mortem review on all launches/commercialization’s
  • Facilitate information/knowledge sharing and transfer, including monthly/quarterly reporting and planning forums with the management team and key stakeholders
  • Develop strong partnership with global and regional marketing insights and marcom teams
  • Contribute market dynamic intel to marcom manager to drive market-based promotional plans on an annualized basis to deliver top line revenue growth
  • Partner with market research and regional insights, product R&D  and application teams, business development managers to develop and execute sustainable training and work sessions to effectively transform Corbion capabilities into customized value propositions  (market research to lead actual meetings/initiate)
  • Identify potential new products and applications to grow the business, analyze our portfolio for gaps and the market environment to maximize contribution and market share of our products




  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, scientific/technically relevant degree, or related field. Master's preferred but not required, dependent upon experience
  • 5+ years of marketing experience with a proven record of strategic thinking in the food or biochemical application industries.   
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple initiatives and changing priorities/needs
  • Exceptional financial acumen with experience delivering the ROI on the annual marketing plan and budget
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


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 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.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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