Global Product Manager Yeast Control-Nutreco
Would you like to contribute to a company that has ‘’Feeding the Future’’ as its mission? Are you a strategic marketing specialist with experience in microbiology and organic acids? Looking for a new challenge in an international animal nutrition company? Then Trouw Nutrition has this very interesting position for you!
What are you going to do?
In a world with limited natural resources, our ambition is to meet the rising food needs of a growing world population in a sustainable manner. Our Innovation Organization plays a key role in fulfilling this mission. We drive the development and commercialization of innovative feed technologies to optimize animal nutrition and animal health through all life stages.
Selko is the Feed Additive brand of Trouw Nutrition livestock feed Globally, we deliver solutions for feed safety, gut health improvement, and nutritional efficiency.
In order to continue to fulfil our ambition as a market leader, the intrinsic demands for the growing business and customer support, the company is further investing in the area of Feed Safety and Microbial Risk Management.
The role of Global Product Manager Yeast Control will give you a unique opportunity to co-create and further develop our solutions to support yeast and overall microbial control directly on farm but also business to business with emphasis on raw materials and complete feed. Working together with a multi-disciplinary, highly motivated team with an innovation vision and mindset
What are your key accountabilities?
Responsible for the yearly and 5 years product marketing plan of the defined product portfolio and quarterly monitoring of implementation to achieve targets for the current fiscal year and in line with the 5 years strategic plan;
Steer and drive product portfolio innovation along with R&D partners, both internally and externally;
Responsible for the validation plan and execution along with global validation colleagues, independent research institutions and laboratories;
Coordinate customer laboratory services together with the Global Technical Service Coordinator;
Responsible to create and manage the product registration plan, maintain master dossiers for your products, with the help of the global registrations team and QA officers;
Managing the global and regional product-mix with relevant price setting keeping in mind the current and future market developments, customer needs and competitor landscape;
Developing & supporting marketing materials such as trial reports, brochures, technical articles, product presentations, product data sheets and leaflets along with Global MARCOM;
Provide technical and positioning training to the technical and sales force and TN distribution channels;
Accountable for price strategy and price setting of the related product offering with the programme manager and the global pricing team;
Ensure product message alignment with programme manager & marcom and shared effectively throughout the organization;
Work in close co-ordination with dosing equipment lead to ensure the product compatibility with dosing equipment range;
Working with cross functional teams to troubleshoot any product related issues
As a Global Product Manager Yeast Control you will report into the Global Business Manager Food2Feed.
What we offer
Working for Nutreco means a fantastic position in an international working environment with lots of development opportunities. We have a friendly, pleasant and informal working environment in which you cooperate with dedicated colleagues.
What else is in it for you?
We will offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week in Amersfoort, Netherland;
You will get 30 vacation days, with the possibility to sell or purchase a limit amount of days;
Attractive salary based on skills and experience -paid in 12 monthly payments- plus holiday allowance in May;
Responsibility for your own projects and development opportunities within the company;
The possibility to earn bonuses when you reach your target;
Expect 25% travelling in this position
What we ask
As a Global Product Manager you are an inspirational product owner with a strong strategic marketing mindset and a result oriented and demonstrated experience in microbiology . You have excellent intercultural and cross-functional skills. You are a connector and make decisions. You can empower others.
What you bring
Educational background in the agribusiness microbiology and animal science (MSc or PhD);
5+ years of experience in product management, sales and strategic marketing;
Experience in business to farm across species (swine and ruminants) environment preferred;
Demonstrable knowledge of organic acids application in microbial risk control;
International business drive and matrix organization experience;
Market, competitive landscape and customer needs understanding;
Collaboration and effective communication, internally with support functions: Sales, R&D, Procurement, Species Councils, QA/QC, Production, Logistics, Registrations, and externally with key customers and industry stakeholders;
Set priorities, delegate responsibilities and follow strictly time schedules that lead to achieving the proposed goals;
Result oriented and capable to write both commercial and technical reports and articles
Strategic thinking and leadership skills with commercial acumen;
Excellent training skills and ability to create and deliver compelling presentations, able to write technical reports, write trial protocols, interpret trial results, calculate the economic benefits and demonstrate value for the customer;
Excellent command of the English language
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