Product Manager (agricultural)

Do you simply want to be inspired by the company you work for?

With our fantastic group of colleagues worldwide we do not just produce and deliver packaging – we create significant added value that help industrial and agricultural businesses protect valuable products and to prevent waste.

Our people are passionate in taking their responsibility for true sustainability throughout the entire industry chain. We care for the environment, and we take care of each other and of the people in the communities in which we operate.

In the summer of 2020 LC Packaging will move to a location near the A12, exit Waddinxveen (Logistiekpark A12), where a new head office will be built with the focus on sustainability and well-being.

Come and join LC Packaging family and be inspired!

For our office in the Netherlands (Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel) we are looking for a fulltime:

Product Manager (agricultural)

Role Profile

The Product Manager maintains active contact with the affiliates, compiling purchase and delivery schedules and improving these where possible. The Product Manager is responsible for creating, improving and maintaining all processes and procedures relating to purchasing, logistics, administration, quality and sales.


Key Responsibilities

  • Creating a synergy between purchasing, sales, logistics and quality.
  • Aligning the purchasing policy and negotiating prices with our production partners.
  • Monitoring production planning and internal purchase orders.
  • Align market needs and production capacities.
  • Manage the outline of container planning.
  • Assist offices with operational and commercial claim/complain management.
  • Commercial optimisation of SAP and monitoring delivery schedules in SAP.
  • Create and maintain a support structure for the agricultural platform on our intranet
  • Clear communication between our production partners and the sales teams.
  • Disseminating knowledge to the affiliates.
  • Close connection with QA in relation to sourcing, projects and complains.
  • Sourcing activities at a group level.
  • Liaison between our production partners and our affiliates.  

 

Required skills

  • Excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • You are a team player but you can also work independently
  • Dedicated, decisive and result-driven
  • Enthusiastic about sustainability
  • Willing to travel

 

Knowledge & Experience

  • Higher Vocational Education (for example HBO European studies or HBO Linguistics Economics)
  • 2 - 5 years' experience in a similar position, preferably in a trade organization 
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English language in both word and writing
  • Professional experience of working with various cultures
  • Knowledge of German, French or Spanish language is a preferred
  • Knowledge of Dynamics CRM and/or SAP is a preferred

We offer

LC Packaging is originally a family business and has an informal corporate culture. We expand rapidly, exploring new markets and countries and innovate and invest. Our core values ‘Committed, Reliable and Loyal’ do not only apply to our customers and production partners, but certainly also to our employees: we go for a long-term relationship. Effort is rewarded and there are plenty of opportunities to develop yourself within the organisation. According to experience, a competitive salary is offered with good benefits.

Applying
If you are interested in this vacancy please send your CV including a motivation letter to the attention of Corina ‘t Hoen, HR Manager, to hr@lcpackaging.com


LC Packaging is a family owned producer and distributor of packaging, with offices, production locations and warehouses in 16 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. We have more than 95 years of experience, a turnover of 170 million euros in 2017 and approximately 1,100 employees. LC Packaging specializes in on-time deliveries from stock and tailor-made sustainable packaging products to industry and agricultural business worldwide.

For more information, please visit our website: www.lcpackaging.com

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