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Job ID POL00164 Date posted 07/20/2020 Location :  Hungary | Russia | Poland

Principal Accountabilities


Lead product development for Dry Pet Food products 

  • Lead the process of creating new products

  • Work with cross-functional teams (ex. formulation, supply chain, operations and sales) to produce and successfully commercialize the product

  • Search for innovative solutions in the area of new raw materials, packaging

Lead product launch activities for Pet Food products in 6 European locations

  • Develop strategic marketing plan for a product launch

  • Develop communication materials for customers & training materials for commercial team

  • Develop knowledge of the European Pet Food Market, its needs and competitive landscape


Design, implement and revise product portfolio

  • Ensure that the product portfolio is designed in a way to optimize our competitive position

  • Ensure effective product lifecycle management, provide insights into pricing process

Be responsible for the product line performance

  • Participate and provide insights for annual budget process

  • Accountable for product line performance relative to market, competition, budget


  • Min. Bachelor degree, preferably in veterinary, nutrition or similar
  • Experience in Pet Food industry
  • Fluent English
  • R&D experience
  • Marketing experience is a plus, however formulating / nutrition knowledge is more important
  • Ability to collaborate in teams in international structures
  • Ability to analyze numerical data
  • Category B driving license
  • Readiness for business trips - domestic and international – up to 20 % of time

    We offer

  • Professional development in a multinational company
  • Private medical care 
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Insurance
  • Gym access
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