Enkhuizen, The Netherlands (Fulltime)
Expansion requires a solid approach to the introduction and life cycle management of our new and existing products. Are you able to give proper structure to its different components such as planning, forecasting, positioning and production together with our departments R&D, Operations and M&S?
We are looking for Product Managers with entrepreneurial spirit and a clear understanding of commercial matters and the dynamics in the food chain.
Every day 460 million people eat our vegetables worldwide. We have 31 crops in our assortment and 150 commercial introductions every year. We annually produce 815.000 kg of premium quality vegetable seeds. Clearly, this makes product management a dynamic and challenging area of expertise in our company.
As a Product Manager you will align research, production and sales. You will build strong partnerships with international key stakeholders in these fields. You will analyse global and local market trends and translate these into midterm operational and strategic planning.
In cooperation with Marketing and Sales you will initiate and support projects aimed at the product chain. And you will build relations with key accounts in the product chain.
You will support the global sales team with input for their introduction strategy. Furthermore you will visit international trial locations where you will support decision making. Moreover you will manage the global product portfolio including the life cycle management of our products.
You will be part of an international, multidisciplinary team and you will report to the Senior Portfolio Manager.
You are versatile; you interact easily with diverse people and are able to be part of various teams. Your know how to develop long-term business relationships, both within and outside our international organisation.
You are eager to learn and you have an entrepreneurial attitude, a clear understanding of commercial matters and strong analytical skills. You are willing to travel frequently.
• Bachelor degree
• 5 years of relevant working experience
• Thorough knowledge of horticulture
We are an independent vegetable seed company, breeding, producing and marketing our varieties all over the world. There's a good chance that you'll find our tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, lettuce or other vegetables on your plate, no matter where you are. We are a company with a supportive, energetic culture.
As an employee of Enza Zaden, you’ll have more than 1800 colleagues of 40 nationalities worldwide. Strong team players with an entrepreneurial spirit who easily take responsibilities is exactly what we like to see in our employees here at Enza Zaden. Are you going to join us? We offer you a positive working environment and ample opportunities for personal development. Plus a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Please point your application to the HR department, via the button below. For more information please contact Sandra Zuiderhof, HR Manager, phone +31 (0) 6 233 90 523.