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Product Manager (M/F/X)

Bedrijfsdetails

“Building our future with Nature" is the COSUCRA’s purpose!

We are a Belgian family business established for 170 years in Warcoing (Walloon region), producing and marketing naturally-sourced ingredients. Our fibers (FIBRULINE™) from chicory and protein (PISANE™), fibers (SWELITE™) and starch (NASTAR™) from pea are intended for the food and nutrition-health markets.

Our pioneering vision of natural ingredients has given COSUCRA a leading position in its markets worldwide.  Constant investment in research and development supports our main strategy: innovation!

Respect for the environment is also at the heart of COSUCRA's concerns, which is why we have joined the 17 SDGs programme launched by the United Nations. By 2030, we are committed to halving our use of fossil fuels compared to 2020.

What if you joined our team as a Product Manager to develop our SWELITE™ and NASTAR™ range in the market?

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As Product Manager your main mission will be managing the marketing mix for two ranges of products: pea cell-wall fibre (SWELITE™) and pea starch (NASTAR™).

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Propose and monitor the marketing mix of ranges pea cell-wall fibre (SWELITE™) and pea starch (NASTAR™):

    • Based on the technical capabilities and the market needs, you steer the positioning of your range towards the most attractive segments and regions. Through your tight links with the other departments (supply, operations, …), you are able to put the offer in adequation with the capabilities.
    • Together with the regions, you fix the prices and optimize the margin of your range.
    • In collaboration with Communication department, you set up the communication strategy of your range and you are responsible of the roll out of the media plan. You elaborate efficient sales tools and provide the appropriate training to sales team and distributors.
    • You define KPIs for your range and design a dedicated dashboard.
    • You identify opportunities (ingredients and concepts) and monitor the action plan at short, medium and long term. Continuously proposing innovative ideas, you develop together with the application lab concepts in line with global food and nutrition trends.
    • You realize market surveys about ingredients, segments and competition for your range and are able to report key points depending on the objective and the audience.
  • Support the sales team and distributors to promote innovation and strategic projects: exhibitions, workshops, conferences.

Profiel

What are the assets that make it easier for you to master the function?

  • You have a great ability to work in team and have a collaborative approach in solving problems.
  • Your fuel is to manage projects in relation with internal and external partners.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You are creative, analytical and assertive.
  • You are well-organized and able to deal with stressful situation.
  • You have a 1st experience in product management in the food sector. Experience within the food ingredients sector and BtoB business is an asset.
  • You have a technical background or technical affinities by experience.
  • You are fluent in English. You also speak French or are open to learn it (for internal communication). Any additional language is an asset.

Aanbod

Why work at COSUCRA?

  • You evolve in a growing Belgian company.
  • You are part of a culture that encourages initiative and autonomy.
  • A professional experience in a fast-moving business environment and culture advocating the taking of initiative and independence.
  • Our buildings are located in a green setting, ideal for walking, playing sports or relaxing during your break.
  • You will have a full-time permanent contract.
  • You benefit from an attractive salary package.

In short, working with us means fulfilling your potential with more than 340 passionate colleagues who value living together and are constantly striving for excellence and self-fulfilment, our three key values!

Interested? Send us your CV and cover letter!

Cosucra Groupe Warcoing Sa

Rue de la sucrerie, 1
7740 Warcoing
België

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