1/04/2021 7:46:14 9000 Oost-Vlaanderen

Product Manager

  • 9000 Oost-Vlaanderen
  • FMCG
  • Onbepaalde duur
  • Vast contract
  • Voltijds
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EMPWR, owned by the private equity firm Waterland, is thé reference for protein bars in Europe. This dynamic, fast growing company develops, manufactures and sells next-generation, tasty and healthy snacks for leading A brands, retailers and on-line platforms.

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Job description

Team player, strategic thinker, customer-oriented

  • As Product Manager you grow EMPWR’s business by supporting the customer and EMPWR in launching new and improving existing products. You manage and implement customer projects and tenders.
  • You translate opportunities into product concepts and support the sales team in introducing these concepts to their customers. You lead multifunctional project teams (R&D, supply chain, customer etc.) in product development.
  • You perform a customer product assortment review with the aim to increase revenue and profitability. You bring proposals to fill gaps, upgrade formulas or phase-out references.
  • You are the key player between the customer and R&D, operations and the packaging department. You orchestrate label & artwork co-development with your customers.
  • You manage customer product related questions and cascade these throughout the organization and you continuously optimize the production innovation funnel and tools.
  • You report to the Product Marketing Manager.


  • You have a master’s degree and a minimum of five years of relevant work-related experience, preferably in the food industry. Market knowledge is a plus.
  • You have affinity with food technology and/or sports nutrition and/or healthy snacks.
  • You combine strategic thinking with a process driven approach but remain pragmatic at any time.
  • You are proficient in project management and you enjoy having contact with customers.
  • You are a result-oriented and driven team player, you develop strong partnerships and work cross-functional at different levels in the organization.
  • You have excellent communication skills. English is mandatory, additional languages are an asset.


  • A position where you can have ownership of projects and a real impact on the products that EMPWR launches with access to the leadership team.
  • A vibrant and entrepreneurial environment, with a focus on growth, health and sustainability.
  • Motivating salary package and a number of fringe benefits in line with your added value.
  • A dynamic and fast-growing international environment with a pragmatic and constructive approach to business.


Contact Reinout Van Dorpe at +32 9 242 54 83.

This recruitment is exclusively conducted by Hudson.


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