Solenis

  • *Regional Product Manager – Pulp and Paper

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington | US-MA-Boston | US-IL-Chicago | US-FL-Jacksonville | US-GA-Atlanta | US-TX-Dallas | US-CA-Open
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/7/2018 8:42 AM)
    Workday Req Number
    R0001622
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit www.solenis.com |Twitter | LinkedIn.

     

    Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 3,500 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.

    Description

    Regional Product Managers are responsible for providing Strategic Business Unit (SBU) leadership within their assigned region to effect profitable growth. Specifically, they are responsible for the profitable growth of their assigned product lines within the SBU. Key jobs that they are accountable for are:
    Managing the portfolio in alignment with the Global SBU Directors / Global Product Mgmt. Optimize local product portfolio to compete in the market Executing and Supporting pricing strategy in alignment with Global Product Mgmt Optimize profitability through cost management (making right products at right assets, regional supply strategy, managing through supply constraints) Partnering with sales in key deals/proposal development to increase win rate Manage “backend” product processes and act as point person for all coordinating teams on Regulatory/Supplier Issues, New Product Introductions, etc.
    They closely work with Product Regulatory, Product Support, Planning, Pricing and Applications in assisting in the following areas:
    Raw Material Management, Inventory management, regional production strategy Maintaining core pricebook, and ensuring correct and timely updates for their region Critical Account Product Planning – Product changes, raw material changes, etc.
    Regional Product Managers own the tactical product management actions and regional execution of product lifecycle strategy. They provide regional guidance and input to the Global SBU Directors with a high visibility to senior management. They own the regional SBU forecasting process and play a strong role in upgrading the overall product mix towards more differentiated and higher margin products.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or better in a technical field
    • 3-5+ years’ experience in the product lines you would be responsible for and exposure to pricing process is necessary
    • Candidates with technical applications and sales experience is preferred
    • Strategic thinker and problem solver who has the ability to apply analytic solutions to business problems
    • Strong time and cross-functional people management skills;
    • Excellent communication, presentation, analytical and leadership skills, ability to motivate team members
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence across multiple teams
    • Strong written and oral presentation skills (in English)
    • Industry and customer literate or ability to pick up Solenis markets and technologies quickly
    • Knowledge of marketing and pricing fundamentals
    • Profitability and growth orientation; does not hesitate in challenging sales force when required; Willingness and mindset to get into details
    • Sufficient financial skills to utilize the decision support systems to interface with the sales and marketing organizations to drive specific action plans and programs.

     

    At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.

     

    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.  
     
    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

     

    Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. 

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