Section Manager - Cleaning - Specialty Chemicals

Full-time, Surface Chemistry

New York, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Responsibility

About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol. https://www.nouryon.com/
  Key Objectives/Principal Accountabilities
 
•         Ensure a healthy and safe work environment for the scientist(s) in the Cleaning Applications Technical Service & Development (TSD) group.
•         Responsible for working with the Cleaning Applications Commercial Team including the Global and Regional Marketing Managers, and the Regional Sales Manager to develop the RDI strategy for the business.
•         Ensure a high level of cooperation with scientists in the other regions
•         Manage and allocate proper resources for the projects in the Cleaning Applications project funnel. Manage the scientist’s efforts in a supportive and motivating manner.
•         Provide Surface Chemistry and Cleaning Products training for the junior chemists and ensure their proper development
•         Maintain awareness of industry trends and participate in appropriate trade organizations and conferences.  Develop good relationships, at a high level, with key individuals at the EPA.
•         Provide Technical support to the Sales and Marketing team via formal training sessions and also support them on customer visits.
•         Make customer visits to mine new project ideas and understand customer requests and needs, and how they can be solved with Surface Chemistry’s tools.  Extrapolate Surface Chemistry’s application know-how into new applications.

Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
180006I9
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
New York
Site
Brewster
Business unit
Surface Chemistry
Job characteristics
Job family
Development
Hierarchy level
Professional/Experienced/Specialist
Full time/part time
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent

Job Requirements

Requirements for Job (education or experience required to be able to perform this job): PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field plus 7 years’ experience in relevant field, MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field plus 10 years’ experience in relevant field. BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field plus 15 years’ experience in relevant field.
 
Relevant Fields include, but are not limited to, Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Products, Hard Surface Cleaning Products, Kitchen Care, Restroom Care and Multi-surface Cleaners.
 
Other Skills
Good knowledge of organic chemistry preferably with an interest in surfactant and colloidal science or interfacial chemistry.
Deep understanding of Technical Service and direct Customer Support
Experience with solving complex scientific challenges with discipline and rigor
Position requires a creative, inquisitive individual with excellent communication skills. 
Possesses a strong work ethic, self-starter, good oral and written communications skills, proficient Microsoft Office suite of programs, and good understanding of Design of Experiments.
Possesses good interpersonal skills.
Proven record of successfully managing creative professionals and delivering innovation (specifically new products)

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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