European Product Manager

Are you looking for an exciting commercial challenge in a global organization? Then Caldic is looking for you!
In the role of European Product Manager you will be responsible for the development of the sales of the products across Europe or in a selection of Commercial organizations (when applicable). You will work closely with the local Product Managers to ensure product strategy development and implementation. The role includes Principals management of the Product portfolio with appropriate interaction and reporting. In this role you have to ensure the liaison between the Principals and the local organizations.
The European Product Manager reports directly to the Business Development Director of the involved segment.

Job responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Sales Revenue and Material Margin at Product level
  • Set strategies for long-term growth of products
  • Define with “Key Principals” go to market strategy
  • Deploy specific Road Map and Execution Plan for the key Principals
  • Report on business performance and developments through monthly follow up report (dashboard)
  • Develop plan to insure multiple level relationships including all relevant stakeholders (implement appropriate zipper relation: Top-to-Top management, business, operational, quality…)
  • Establish, maintain relationships and identify needs and opportunities
  • Actively promotes and looks for opportunities to improve utilization of our facilities and/or expand services at our facilities
  • Coordinate budget / targets and oversee realization within the local Caldic organizations
  • Organize and lead operational team meeting with local organizations
  • Create awareness by sharing knowledge, success stories and good practices to local organizations


European Product Manager


the Netherlands, Rotterdam Apply now

About you

You are a strong influencing and natural leader with collaboration and relationship building skills both internally and externally with Principals. There is a strong sense of ownership and target focus with a drive to succeed. Your working method is organized and structured. Excellent negotiation and communication skills are essential.

In addition, you have:

  • Deep understanding of the business “dynamics”
  • Experience in working with senior management to align strategies and solutions
  • Proven track record of managing teams
  • Experience with key account management
  • University degree
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant commercial / management experience
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written

We offer

  • A good competitive salary
  • 24 holidays
  • Company laptop and phone
  • A challenging international working environment that is rapidly changing and growing
  • A nice 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 solutions in life science and specialty chemicals for the food, pharma, personal care and industrial markets of the world. Our solutions, carefully sourced and customized to exacting 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 32 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific, our approximately 2600 employees go the extra mile day in, day out, to deliver value-add 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. For more information, please visit Caldic. Inspiring solutions in life science and specialty chemicals. Because we care.