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Product Manager, Arla Pro - Aarhus


Viby J, DK

Do you have a strong background within product- and project management and are you motivated by connecting the dots in a large organization? Then this could be the right opportunity for you. As our Product Manager, you will be the primary point of contact and sparring partner when the marketing and sales organizations have requests regarding new concepts, products and packaging. You will play a key role in ensuring that we, the Danish foodservice organization, get the right product at the right cost and at the right time.

You will be based in the Danish foodservice organization placed in Viby J.


Drive growth by leading the development of our product portfolio

As the new Product Manager for Arla Pro, our Foodservice organisation, you will play a key role in securing the growth of our product portfolio across categories and sites. Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Support the local innovation manager and global organization to drive strong innovation and product portfolio optimization across categories
  • Implement and develop sustainability initiatives across the entire value chain, and especially on packaging
  • Manage  and optimize product assortment while monitoring the competitive environment
  • Develop product expertise; in-depth knowledge of each product, its functionality and packaging
  • Ensure strong master data quality and GS1 validation in collaboration with student assistant
  • Drive local projects to optimize our business
  • Portfolio management - subsequently to everyday tasks, you will also be a key figure in secure the right production setup to secure low waste levels and high service levels, together with your colleagues in Planning
  • SKU management - you will have an anchor role in securing quarterly portfolio-reviews, and present for the lead team.


Further, you will contribute to global Arla Pro team by supporting on projects that can be scaled across markets and grow the Arla Pro brand. We will depend on you as an important knowledge resource as well as a central link between the global Product Management team, marketing departments and sales organizations. In this way you facilitate smooth coordination and cooperation across the organization.


Strong in product and project management

Your background has given you a sound business understanding and experience with product management and project management within FMCG. Your education could for example be a business degree that has given you a solid analytical foundation.


In the search for continuous improvement, you have a curious, structured and proactive mindset, and you use your sensing skills to navigate within a large matrix organization. You display attention to detail and a structured approach to your work, and you thrive working with many tasks – planned and unplanned - at the same time. Besides having thorough insight into Arla Foods’ systems and processes for handling marketing of products and brand, you also have a good value chain understanding. Experience with SAP is a clear advantage. Lastly, you will contribute to our team with your engagement and positive energy.


What do we offer?

You will be part of our foodservice organization, where our positive and collaborative culture will bring the best in you. You will join an ambitious and passionate team devoted to build up a professional foodservice organization and deliver value for our customers and our farmers. We live our Arla Pro values of being Courageous, Imaginative and Straightforward in everything we do.


Application and contact

We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job opening once the right candidate has been found. For additional information, please contact Head of Marketing, Foodservice Denmark, Jesper Vanghøj,


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?



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