Product Manager -Market: the Netherlands

The Product Manager is responsible for the development and roll-out of new and existing products to sell in all the various Industrial Chemicals segments.
This role has to insure the liaison between the suppliers and the sales organization. The Product Manager implements a sales plan for the product and ensures structured evolution reports to suppliers. 

Main tasks consist of:

Identify trends and developments and convert them into opportunities
Relationship manager for suppliers (including principals) and customers
Set strategies for long term growth of products and be responsible for negotiating prices
Insure regular follow up of product sales targets by Business Development Manager
Being responsible for the sales revenue and material margin at product level
Pricing guideline by market segment and customer typology
Acting as a point of contact for colleagues (commercial, technical, R&D), including providing training. 


Product Manager -Market: the Netherlands


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About you

We are looking for a product manager for our market in the Netherlands. By preference, you live in the Netherlands. 

You have experience from the engineering/chemistry-preferably and a few years of business experience and are now curious to develop more towards the commercial side. With your deeper knowledge in technology, your ability and curiosity to solve problems, you will be a good technical support to the sales team but above all you will be able to see new business opportunities!

You are result-focused, persistent and enjoy both product development and meeting with customers, where you will have an opportunity to present the new products and concepts. Your focus will therefore be both towards the customer, the market and the materials and you need to be both sales-oriented, have a financial mind and good communication skills. Negotiating is a skill you possess or are curious to develop. 

As you will be working in an international environment, communication in Dutch & English is important both verbally and in written form. 

Knowledge in ERP and CRM systems is meritorious.

We offer

  • A multi-faceted challenge in a successful, multinational chemical distributor. 
  • A position in a team, working on Caldic’s strategic growth pillars.
  • An inspiring working atmosphere in a stable company.
  • Walking the talk ‘Because we care’ you’ll experience a warm onboarding period, guided by a Caldic buddy.
  • A growing salary package and extended package deal (laptop/smartphone for private use, ...), a company car, yearly bonus plan, a pension plan, discount on health insurance for you and your family, home-office budget.
  • Self-development opportunities through Caldic’s internal job market as well as a wide range of training courses (You’ll take part of a  2 year learning journey in our Caldic Academy)
  • A good work-life balance, including flexible working hours , 29 vacation days and homeworking.

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 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, our approximately 1200 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.