Product Manager

Location: Tienen, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
Date Posted: 11-01-2019
BENEO - Animal Nutrition in Tienen is a  business unit within BENEO, part of the German Südzucker Group, one of the leading food producers in Europe. BENEO - Animal Nutrition markets and sells a wide variety of natural ingredients, from commodity products to high quality specialty ingredients, to animal nutrition producers all over the world. The ingredients can be found in aquafeed, pet food and nutrition for farm animals. BENEO Animal Nutrition, follows the latest trends and developments in feed and maintains quality standards comparable to human nutrition. With products from natural sources BENEO actively contributes to the well-being of animals. BENEO Animal Nutrition in Tienen, which could show an outstanding growth path over the last years, is now looking for an enthusiastic:
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop marketing tools for the different product lines and applications within the broad field of animal nutrition
  • Provide expertise and product related updates to sales
  • Translate and communicate the needs between the market/sales and the BENEO departments: marketing, operations, BENEO-Institute and BENEO Technology Center
  • Analyze and follow up on customer needs, competitor info, trends and new developments
  • Contribute to the strategy, optimization and further development of the ‘Animal Nutrition’ business
  • Monitor running contracts and demand planning with Sales/Sales Admin
  • Represent the products at fairs, conferences and selected customer meetings
Key Qualifications
  • Master degree in bio-engineering, bio-chemistry, food technology with a strong customer orientation
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Likes to take the initiative
  • Fluent in English and Dutch or French
  • Able to travel approx. 15% of your time 
  • An exciting position in a small and result oriented team, which operates with short decision lines and a high level of decision-making authority, within a large and financially powerful group.
  • A competitive salary package including a company car
  • The potential to grow in function and responsibilities
  • The opportunity to meet the people behind this brand in a first interview at Beneo
  • Call Ralf Gutschoven on +32 (0)478 43 61 68 for more info or an application. On weekdays between 8h30 and 10h30 and in the evening from 19h00 to 21h00, on Saturday between 10h00 and 12h00.
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