Product Manager

Join Oterra in making natural food and beverages easy, for a sustainable and healthy world.  
Headquartered in Denmark, with production sites in Europe, Latin America, and the US, we’re a passionate team of over 1,200 team members of 48 nationalities in 27 countries worldwide, serving 120 markets globally. As the leading worldwide provider of natural colors, we offer food and beverage manufacturers an alternative to artificial colors. Food and health are at the heart of everything we do and every day over 400 million people eat a product with our colors in it. We believe that nature got it right the first time.  


Meet your new team!
You will be part of our global Product Management team, working from our Headquarters in Denmark, our Research Center in Montpellier, or our production site in Chiva, Spain. You will be working closely with your team, internal stakeholders, and our customers.


About the position
As Product Manager for your own portfolio, you will be an integral driver cross-functional to monitor and deliver revenue growth and contribution margin targets, work in close collaboratively with Commercial and Pricing to develop the right commercial activities, advance the sales pipeline, and define the pricing strategy.


In more detail, you will:

  • Identify portfolio needs and gaps, quantify opportunities and establish business justification for new project development
  • Lead the definition, development and commercialization of new products working closely with Innovation, Pricing and Commercial teams 
  • Become a subject matter expert for your product portfolio and technologies (including visiting customers and working with Group Finance in setting targets and ambitions)
  • Identify non-performing products and recommend portfolio optimization
  • Assist Operations by providing input to the S&OP process on current performance, new product development, and portfolio optimization
  • Develop knowledge of competitor products and market position, communicate challenges and opportunities as well as recommend corrective responses


Who are you?
We are looking for an experienced and ambitious Product Manager with knowledge of the ingredients industry. You are excited to develop something new, take ownership of your area and function well in a global team.


Furthermore, you have:

  • A degree in food science, general business administration, or similar qualification
  • +5 years of experience in product management within the dairy, food & beverage, or ingredients industry. An advantage if you have experience in natural or other food colors
  • Strong analytical mindset, structured style of working with a high degree of ownership
  • A result-driven, entrepreneurial and self-motivated personality
  • Proficiency in English with the ability to work with peers across multiple teams, markets, and cultures


What We Offer
The Oterra teams are characterized by having a culture where we all chip in when and where it is needed, have a flat structure but high standards, enjoy a good laugh, and have a pragmatic and operational approach to driving the operations and business growth globally. We love to learn and genuinely find our purpose and passion in continuously improving our organization. Our team works closely together in partnering with the organization and we can’t wait to meet you.


Do you need more information?
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Carl Martin Borcher, via

Please be aware that we will interview candidates continuously, so please don’t wait. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

Application Deadline: 
Job ID:  2110

Hoersholm, DK, 2970 Montpellier, FR, 34730 Chiva, ES, 46370

Job Posting Function:  Sales / Customer Service