Product Manager – who will position us at the top in the fish category!
You will be leading Vega Salmon A/S product range. We invite your ambitious ideas improving the business for us and our customers. Continue environmental efforts in the existing portfolio of sustainable packaging as well as new launches that expand Vega Salmon\'s product categories.
At Vega Salmon in Kolding, you will become a vital part of the Commercial, Innovation team. The position ranges from strategic concept development positioning us on top of the category with new product development and relevant news. Tactical to ensure the development of a packaging road map with sustainable packaging. Operational with daily support of the Sales department discussing product inquiries with them and directly with customers worldwide. We serve the international Retail, Foodservice and Industry sector from our production facility in Handewitt close to the Danish border. The main segment is high-end salmon finished products to quality-conscious consumers all over the world. Vega Salmon has a value-based management style, happy colleagues and you get a positive open and honest superior who is available. The position refers to the Innovation Manager.Responsibilities

  • Development and maintenance of Vega Salmon A/S \"Packaging Roadmap\" with sustainable packaging solutions in all product categories.

  • Defines short and long term sustainability objectives.

  • Launch new products.

  • Drive the development of existing range with SKU productivity.

  • Market analysis, including category analysis.

  • Brand and Private Label packaging development and approvals.

  • Help Sales on product inquiries, development, and customizations from customers


  • Member of Innovation & NPD-team, and the Board of Innovation

  • Internally responsible for the NPD process and project manager for the implementation of new products and processes.

  • Actively participate in sales meetings and be Innovation\'s representative.

  • Visits to relevant food and packaging trade fairs and exhibitions.

  • Coordination and participation in Vega Salmon trade fairs and exhibitions.


  • Competitive product range.

  • Hands on the portfolio adding new products and terminating slow movers

  • Optimization of packaging solutions.

  • Optimize communication flow from sales to production.

Location and travelling

  • Flexible residence within driving distance of the office in Kolding

  • Flexible meeting times

  • Frequent visits to the factory in Handewitt near the North German border


The commercial department is characterized by a modern and direct management style, in which improvements are found in dialogue with your colleague. It is an international FMCG environment with customers from US to Australia, where things can go fast for periods of time. The interaction with your colleague is in an informal way, proper and typically a humorous tone. Cooperation is based on openness and trust.

Your background:

You have experience with FMCG products, and you know the processes from idea to launch. You have several years of experience in marketing, which preferably includes export markets.

It is important that you are at a professional level and experienced, giving the overview of the operational tasks, enabling you to use time and efforts to drive the development. You have a relevant commercial education. English speaking at a business level and able to communicate with your foreign colleagues. IT skills in Microsoft Office suite and the use of different Business Intelligence software.

You as a person:

Your work style is structured with an eye for the detail and you get to finish the tasks. You have an analytical business approach and are ambitious on behalf of your company, customer and yourself. You include your colleagues\' knowledge and ensure progress in tasks with your good collaboration skills. You are curious with a natural interest in trends and tendencies. It must be fun on the job, and you contribute with humor and a positive attitude


Please contact Christian Saabye Simonsen mobile +45 5130 6866 for questions and send your motivated application + CV using below link. All applicants are treated with discretion. Interviews are called on an ongoing basis for employment as soon as possible.

Vega Salmon is one of the largest fish processing companies in Europe, and with more than 400 employees, the company is always growing. At Vega Salmon, we continuously work with our suppliers and customers to ensure a strong partnership and reduce environmental impact. Vega Salmon is an international company with customers across the globe and a company that is constantly finding new ways to develop the business.

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Kolding, 6000, Danmark
July 5, 2022
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