Senior Product Strategy Manager, Nutritional & Animal Supplements

Date: Apr 12, 2024

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Glanbia


At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese.


We are hiring a Senior PSM who will be responsible for driving the strategic growth and tactical execution of Glanbia’s Premix business through product management across the nutritional and animal supplement categories. The Senior PSM will lead and liaise with cross-functional teams internally and externally to effectively manage and deliver on initiatives and strategies and will serve as a key link between technology partners, customers, and all relevant Glanbia functions. This role can reside in Chicago, IL, Carlsbad, CA or other GN locations.



  • Responsible for the innovation strategy and pipeline of Glanbia’s Premix offering in the nutritional and animal supplement categories – from overall strategy to execution of specific new product development (NPD) projects.
  • Responsible for developing business cases and clear financial return expectations for various business initiatives to achieve the nutritional and animal supplement category strategies.
  • Collaborate with the Glanbia Insights team and other sources to build deep market knowledge of the business from a customer, consumer, and competitive standpoint in order to fully define the new target markets and opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the Sr. Manager, Portfolio Development and other departments to facilitate delivery of innovation, customer collaboration, and operational improvement projects.
  • Maintains relationships with key customers and participates in joint customer calls with sales as the product expert, with a focus on building demand for innovation related products with our customers.
  • Be a member and leader of cross functional teams where necessary.
  • Act as liaison for internal customers (sales, finance, customer service, and purchasing, marketing, operations) for day-to-day product related strategies.
  • Provides sales trainings where needed.
  • Vet new global market opportunities (technologies, expansions, partnerships, etc.) identified by the core team and provide recommendations.
  • Develop go-to-market strategies for the portfolio and work with Marketing to execute globally.
  • Maintain value based pricing for portfolio by understanding key market insights and competitive set, in addition to working closely to with Glanbia Finance in understanding true costs/margins.
  • Direct key inventory decisions for stock levels and work closely with logistics team to maintain at a global level.



  • Bachelor’s Degree required in a scientific background (Food Science, Nutrition Science); Preferred Masters or MBA.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication and relationship building skills, and the ability to manage cross-functional teams.
  • 5-10 years related experience within the food and/or ingredients space
  • Periodic domestic & international travel (estimated at 20-40%)


Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.




What we would like to offer you!  
The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, 401K.  
About Glanbia  
The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance NutritionGlanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


Compensation for roles at Glanbia varies depending on a wide range of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. Glanbia provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado or New York. This range may not be applicable to other locations. Factors that could be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, years of experience and comparison to current employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range. The annual salary for California, Colorado and New York based employees for this role is $100,000-$125,000.


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

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