(Senior) Product Development Manager


(Senior) Product Development Manager

As a (Senior) Product Development Manager you will provide technological support to Multinational customers and be an integral part of product development projects for the Wilmar product portfolio. This portfolio comprises refined vegetable oils and fats which are being delivered in the countries that are in Wilmar scope.


  • Analyze technical food questions from customers or colleagues and come with proper answers and advises;
  • Coordinating projects within the Wilmar organizations for the assigned regions and/or individual customers within time/costs/quality;
  • Manage the project budget and the project resources assigned, including estimation of changes and different scenarios impact analysis;
  • Interface internal and external stakeholders and act as main point of contact with internal and external customers;
  • Trend watching. Identify and initiate opportunities, based on these trends;
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with new and existing customers;
  • · Identify and analyze potential new markets or customers and actively contribute to the execution of these plans;
  • Represent Wilmar on various internal and external meetings promoting and defending their best interest;
  • Be active part of (Key) Accounts and/or regional teams;
  • Support complaint resolution and communication internally or externally;
  • Stay in close contact and align customer communication with Wilmar joint venture Olenex.


  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in technical science (E.G: Food Technology, Chemistry, Process Technology, Biology);
  • A demonstrable track record of project management experience;
  • Proven experience in the vegetable oils and/or confectionary branch is an advantage;
  • English and preferable another European language, Chinese would be a plus;
  • Proven work experience as a Technical Account Manager, Product Development Manager or relevant role;
  • Proficiency in MS Office software;
  • Good Analytical strength;
  • Commercial skills;
  • Extensive time management, problem solving skills, planning and organizational skills;
  • Willingness to travel.

Our offer

  • Permanent contract in one of our locations in Singapore;
  • Onboarding process in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) for the first 6-12 months;
  • Relocation assistance for the move to Singapore;
  • Exciting international and national projects, in Asia;
  • A modern workplace equipment that suits your requirements;
  • A challenging area of responsibility with a high degree of personal responsibility.

Are you the (Senior) Product Development Manager we are looking for?
If you are interested in this role and connect to the aforementioned profile, we will be pleased to see your application and CV via the application form. For more information about the vacancy you can contact us via + 3188-5678 366.


Wilmar Europe is growing significantly and has a demand for ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; this is the reason why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success. Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international work environment. We appreciate if our employees take their own initiative and bring in new ideas, next to taking responsibility.
Our European headquarters is in the city centre of Rotterdam near the Central Station.

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