NJ Employer Global Product & Business Development Manager in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Global Product & Business Development ManagerAll times are in Central Daylight Time.Requisition ID2017-1182# of Openings1Job LocationsUS-NJ-Perth AmboyPosted Date5/19/2017Category (Portal Searching)MarketingOverviewLANXESS Solutions US Inc. currently has an exciting opportunity for someone with an Product Management or Business Development background to take the next step in their career. We are currently seeking a Global Product & Business Development Manager to join our Urethanes Systems Business Unit. This position will be based in our Perth Amboy, NJ facility.The main responsiblity of this role will be to maximize the value of the Polyurethane Dispersions(PUD) and Polyester Polyol product lines by leading the global product management and business development activities for these product lines. These activities include developing and implementing product line strategies, optimizing asset utilization of the Perth Amboy Plant, generating new business opportunities, and managing the operational business (pricing, supply / demand, etc.) in conjunction with other functions.ResponsibilitiesResponsible for asset optimization and profitably growing the P&L for PUD & PP Profit CentersInitiates and leads projects to optimize processes, maximize profitability and foster business growth by analyzing cost structure, markets, competitors, and customer opportunities / needs.Supports and directs new product / application development and commercialization activities in coordination with Commercial and Technical functionsEstablishes planning strategies with operations, supply chain, procurement, and sales in order to maximize commercial resultsInfluences a diverse group of stakeholders to effect outcomes within broad policiesDepending on candidate's experience and capability level, may have 2 Tech Service / Application Development direct reportsQualificationsExperience: 6 to 10 years of relevant product management, marketing, and/or commercial experience in chemical industry. Polyurethane value chain experience highly desired.Education: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a technical degree such as chemical engineering or chemistry; MBA a plusRequired Skills or Abilities:Strong leadership, interpersonal, collaboration, and influence skills.Ability to drive results through a global team environment without having direct authority over all team members.Strategic thinking, analytical skills, financial and business acumenStrategic marketing skills including segmentation, value propositions, innovation processes, new product introduction, customer / commercial interaction and interviewing skills.Project management skillsCommunication and presentation skillsMotivated self-starter with bias for action and a sense of urgencyEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/DisabledWe Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled