Creative Category Owner

Welcome to Vilgain — a leading force in active lifestyle enhancement recognized by thousands, including our own team. At Vilgain, we operate with the precision and dedication of an elite sports team, focused on debunking global health myths and promoting wellness. Our mission is to educate on healthy living and create products that support this lifestyle, facing each challenge head‑on.

We are now seeking a Creative Category Owner to join our NPD (New Product Development) team. This role is pivotal in shaping Vilgain’s product offerings by identifying market trends, sourcing exceptional products, and developing exclusive own‑brand collections. 

Do you dare to jump on such a challenge? Keep reading what we have to offer!

What will be your main responsibilities

  • Research market trends, consumer preferences, and competitor offerings to identify opportunities for new product development and assortment expansion
  • Develop and execute product development strategies aligned with Vilgain's brand identity and target market
  • Source and evaluate suppliers and manufacturers to ensure high‑quality and cost‑effective production of own brand products
  • Negotiate pricing, terms, and contracts with suppliers to achieve competitive product margins and optimal inventory levels
  • Collaborate with cross‑functional teams including marketing, design, and supply chain to develop product specifications, packaging, and pricing strategies
  • Manage the end‑to‑end product lifecycle from concept development, sampling, and production to launch and post‑launch evaluation

To thrive in this role, you’ll need to have:

  • Proven experience in product development, sourcing, or buying roles within the food or other consumer goods industry
  • Innovative thinking with a passion for food and brand development
  • Understanding of supply chain management
  • Excellent negotiation skills to secure the best deals
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast‑paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously

Why Vilgain? 

Everything we do we do with love and a passion for a healthy lifestyle - that is why Vilgain is a lovebrand and holds a special place in the hearts of hundreds of thousands of people. We want to cut through the healthy eating bullshit for you and make eating healthy understandable, accessible, affordable, and easily implementable into your lifestyle - whatever it may be. We are all about pushing ourselves and the world to the best versions of us and itself. Join us to make a positive impact on the food industry and a healthier future worldwide.

What we offer in return:

  • Credits for buying our high quality products on our website
  • 25 days of holiday
  • Internal mentorship
  • Opportunity to be part of really fast growing company with global ambitions
  • Collaborative, supportive and friendly work environment
  • Various company events and team buildings, you can see for yourself on our Instagram @lifeatvilgain.

If you feel like this role is your calling and you are eager to join our high‑powered team, we'd love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter and we get back to you as soon as we can!

Mám zájem!