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Location:
Leeds, UK
Type:
Permanent
Closing Date:
27 Jan 2019

Product Manager Blends

The Role & Key Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a winning team within KW as a Product Manager for our Blends portfolio.  You’ll be working with Ruminant Farmers across the UK to provide cost effective nutritional solutions. Working within a leading business in the alternative feed sector you will be responsible for product marketing, formulations, contracts, sales positioning and pricing management for Blends and KW Soda Wheat on a national level.

You will require  an in-depth understanding of our product offering and know where our products can best add-value to our customers. You’ll work closely with our Field and Office Based Sales Teams, making sure they are up-to-date with the latest market activity, prices and timing indications so we can best manage our relationships with our customers.

Working within the blends team and cross functionally with our manufacturing and raw materials procurement teams to ensure customer demand is met in line with our annual targets, you’ll need to develop strong relationships with stakeholders across the business,knowing who your “go-to” contacts are in a particular area.

The successful candidate will require a strong understanding of the ruminant industry and blends formulations, with an awareness of the factors influencing the UK raw material market. Alongside this, you will need to be well organised and highly numerate and with a track record of utilising software packages. Our expertise in the industry is what sets us apart and we’re looking for someone to join us who can drive growth and further our customer offering. We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits and a great working environment.

For more information please review the job description and if this sounds like your next challenge, we’d be interested in hearing from you.

About The Company
AB Connect offers nutrition and feed manufacture expertise through a range of businesses to help farmers, producers and businesses all along UK food and farming supply chain. Based in Peterborough (UK), AB Connect is part of AB Agri, an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc.  For more information please go to http://www.abconnect.co.uk/
 
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