New Product Development Sourcer & Buyer

Be ready to embark on a journey that combines your passion for creating new and exciting products, creativity, and innovation! At Vilgain our mission is to teach people eat healthy and develop products that enable them to do so. We achieve that by having the best people on board who together create clean and nutricious products. To grow this performance driven New Product Development (NPD) team, we are now seeking a dynamic and creative persona. You will be in charge of finding high quality producers and suppliers for new products and their listing to our portfolio.
Are you a¬†trendsetter, a¬†culinary visionary, and a¬†strategic thinker with an appetite for excellence? If you said a¬†loud and clear YES‚ÄĚ! This opportunity might just be tailor‚ÄĎmade for you!

You will be in charge of:

  • Market Insight: You will stay ahead of the curve by monitoring market trends and understanding consumer preferences.
  • Clean Label: Mastering the intricacies of the clean label food market and suggest innovative products and strategies.
  • Supplier Relationship: Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers to ensure a¬†steady flow of exceptional products.
  • Product Sourcerer: Sourcing and developing private and clean label products that comply with our high standards
  • Strategic plan: Implementing category strategies that align with our business goals, collaborating closely with our marketing and sales teams for successful product launches.
  • Budget control: Managing category budgets effectively and track profitability.
  • Performance Reporting: Providing regular reports on category performance to inform our strategy.
  • Problem Solving: Address category‚ÄĎspecific issues and challenges with a¬†creative problem‚ÄĎsolving mindset.¬†
     

We will be a good match if you have: 

  • Food Industry Experience: Experience in the food industry¬†- this is a¬†crucial requirement
  • Supply Chain Expertise: Understanding of supply chain management.
  • Innovative Thinking: Ability to suggest groundbreaking ideas.
  • Negotiation Skills: Superior abilities to secure the best deals.
  • Effective Communication: Skills to collaborate seamlessly.
  • Fluency in English: Proficiency in English.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Foster collaboration with cross‚ÄĎfunctional teams.
  • Independent Work: Ability to handle tasks independently and manage time well.
  • Private Label Knowledge: Understanding of how private labels work and capability to manage them effectively.

Why Aktin? 

We do what we love and we do it with love - that is why Aktin is a lovebrand and holds a special place in the hearts of hundreds of thousands of people. We want to cut through the healthy eating bullshit for you and make eating healthy understandable, accessible, affordable, and easily implementable into your lifestyle - whatever it may be. We are all about pushing ourselves and the world to the best versions of us and itself. Join us to make a positive impact on the food industry and a healthier future worldwide.

 
Our benefits: 

  • the possibility to work from home, from the office or from a¬†caf√©, it's¬†up to you
  • a¬†multisport card, because after all, sport is what we do for a¬†living
  • pension contribution
  • a¬†meal allowance
  • possibility of internal training (language courses)
  • credits for purchases on our e‚ÄĎshop

Who stands behind Vilgain, your future partners in crime and lot more you can explore here on our Instagramu @lifeataktin.  
 

Selection process

1

We will look at your CV - we will evaluate your knowledge and experience. You will receive feedback within 14 days.

2

See you at the interview - we will ask questions and we will also be happy to answer your questions.

3

We will send you a practical task - you will receive the assignment by e-mail, and we will give you feedback after the task.

4

You will meet a team manager or colleague - you will discuss the scope of work, the division of work in the team and your role in it.

5

We are taking you! We will send you a job offer and start the entry process.