Foodjob Nordic is looking for a Technical Product Manager to support AAKs sourcing of vegetable oils for production facilities around the world.
This is a role combining sourcing, supply chain, food safety/quality/legislation and handling requirements from customers.
The position will be based in Aarhus, Denmark. However the scope of the position is global and international travel must be expected.
Initially you will acquire in depth knowledge of AAK raw materials, processes and production sites. You will then utilize your technical know-how and your analytical skills in consulting, coordinating and managing cross function initiatives.
Internally you will be supporting the interface between the raw material sourcing and operations at different AAK production sites. This includes:
- Support to different AAK production sites regarding raw materials
- Support to sourcing in making raw material specifications etc.
- Consulting for new raw materials to secure final application quality
- Maintaining and updating technical documentation - data collection and documentation of raw materials
- Support in technical projects (e.g. product allocation, contaminant control…)
- Support regulatory compliance and QA in a quality related issues
Externally you will be servicing the customers providing technical documentation. Towards AAKs toll producing sites you will support in making toll producing agreements, assure quality and other food safety related issues. You will participate in supplier audits and ensure compliance with agreed quality and specifications.
Qualifications and skills
You have a strong technical background as chemical engineer or master level in chemistry, food science, biochemistry or equivalent. Besides this you have acquired a broad technical understanding from a food producing industry. You have strong analytical skills, and you are experienced in managing technical data, data documentation and knowledge management. You have high level English communication skills, and it is an advantage, if you are experienced working in an international matrix organization.
Personally you possess a holistic mindset with a pragmatic view to get things done and follow up. You work in an efficient and goal-oriented yet systematic way. You are a team worker with a service-minded attitude who take initiatives and contribute with new ideas and solutions. Not least you have a high energy level and you are able to handle the pressure that is from time to time a part of the job.
Further information and application
Senior Advisor Martin Alsted or Senior Account Manager Paul Moinel can be contacted for further information on the position.
Send your application and CV as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Foodjob Nordic ensures absolute discretion for all applicants.
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