Product Manager - Food Ingredients

The Product Manager is responsible for the development of the sales of the ingredient products in all the various segments (cross-segment focus).

This role must insure the liaison between the suppliers and the sales organisation. The Product Manager implements a sales plan for the product and ensures structured evolution reports to suppliers.

Caldic is strongly committed to deliver supplier and customer added value whilst providing expert advice and expanding our product portfolio in a future driven and sustainably responsible way.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Set strategies for long term growth of products.
  • Influence product sales by identifying cross selling opportunities by working with the CDM to create new opportunities and win new business
  • Driving Pipeline conversion through the Customer Development Managers
  • Insure regular follow up of Product Sales Targets by Customer Development Manager
  • Insure regular contact with supplier
  • Increase intimacy of Caldic with Key Suppliers
  • Organise product training new launches and product refreshers
  • Arrange joints visits with Customer Development Managers.
  • Manage and negotiate contracts and ensure existing agreements are upheld
  • Responsible for the product inventory (level / stock rotation according to sales)
  • Develop sales pricing strategy for product groups, define price ranges
  • Check product cost benchmarking and optimize margins
  • Gather product-related market intelligence, e.g., competitive offerings & market trends using Innova and other options
  • Source new products to extend our product portfolio
  • Maintain Product Marketing Portal
  • Influence supplier strategies


Product Manager - Food Ingredients


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About you


  • Experience in the food manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of ingredients products.
  • Geographically located in UK or willing to relocate.


  • You are result-focused, persistent and enjoy both product development and meeting with customers.
  • Sales-oriented, negotiation and good communication skills.

We offer

A challenging position within a dynamic international organisation. Our culture is characterised as enterprising and collaborative. In addition to a good salary and a company pension scheme, we offer a pleasant working environment in an enthusiastic team.

About us

Because we care, we touch the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every day. We inspire innovative and sustainable distribution solutions in life and material sciences for the food, pharma, personal care and industrial product formulation markets of the world. Our solutions, carefully sourced and customized to specifications whenever required, are backed by outstanding research & development, customer service, and technical & regulatory support, ensuring that they meet precisely determined needs at every stage of the value chain. Across 43 countries in Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia-Pacific, our approximately 4,000 employees go the extra mile day in, day out, to deliver added-value solutions for our customers. In our activities, we embrace the principles of sustainability, designing products, services and processes with these in mind. From formulation to delivery, from ingredient to packing, from supplier to customer, we care about every detail of what we do. Because every detail is in our care.