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Technical Sales Manager SEA - Algae Ingredients

Job Category:  Sales
Work Location:  Remote or Home Based
Office Location: 

Singapore, SG

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2082

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


Corbion is the global market leading producer of sustainable Algae produced Marine Omega-3.

AlgaPrimeTM is an Omega-3 rich feed ingredient that serves as a cost-effective, high performance alternative to fish oil in shrimp and Marine fish feed. AlgaPrimeTM can be produced competitively in large quantities, and offers many benefits; including a high sustainability profile, a high and constant concentration of Marine Omega-3’s and the absence of contaminants.


AlgaPrimeTM is adopted at a rapid pace in the Aquaculture feed market and our customer base is growing. The rapid growth is why we are looking to expand our team with an experienced Regional Sales Manager Aquaculture with an existing network within the South East Asian feed industry.


As our  Sales Manager AlgaPrimeTM South East Asia you will develop and expand opportunities with customers within the Aquaculture (shrimp & Marine species)  feed and farming industry in South-East Asia and locally execute the global key account strategy. You will build, nurture and deepen customer relationships, positioning the Corbion Algae Ingredients portfolio.




  • Own and drive the relationship with regional  aquaculture feed, shrimp and Marine fish producers:
    • Build and sustain customer relationships throughout  the value chain, from R&D to purchasing and across aquaculture market segments (salmon, shrimp).
    • Coordinate all company functions’ relationships with the customer.
  • Localize and execute the global Key Account Plan in line with local market requirements, in close alignment with the global Key Account Managers .
  • Work closely with R&D, Technical Support and Marketing to build and manage a growth opportunity pipeline .
  • Manage regional commercial negotiations and contracts.
  • Meet the Operating Plan & Budget objectives in volume and value.
  • Capture customer insights, monitor and report on competitive behaviours.
  • Produce structured reporting of customer interaction through the CRM system.




  • Degree in Aquaculture Nutrition, Agricultural, Animal Nutrition, Zoology, Marine Biology or equivalent experience in the aqua and/or animal feed sector.
  • At least 5  years of  experience in a (technical) sales role working within the Aquaculture industry
  • Knowledge of aquaculture nutrition formulation
  • Strong network with feed producers, nutritionists and farmers in APAC (Aquaculture/Livestock/Pet)
  • Experienced in  a multi channel sales approach (direct & distributor/agent)
  • Strong business acumen and commercial insight.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the aquaculture feed industry and production.
  • Proven ability and insight to support new product launches and introductions at customers.
  • Excellent presentation & negotiation skills.
  • Excellent English in speaking and writing.
  • Excellent understanding of the customer’s needs and able to develop and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Based in South East Asia.
  • Able to adapt to different cultures and travel 50% or more.



Our offer


We offer the opportunity to be part of a world class global team and work with a revolutionary product portfolio. A chance to take ownership and connect your personal success to one of the most important growth markets for AlgaPrimeTM  DHA, a feed ingredient with unsurpassed performance and sustainability benefits for the Aquaculture, pet and production animal feed industry and their farmers.


In addition we offer competitive compensation and benefits, including (but not limited to) base salary, bonus, pension plan and a company car.



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.




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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