Account Manager Water Treatment - US South

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Job Description - Account Manager Water Treatment - US South (Req. #4635)


About Nouryon:

Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open 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.  Please visit our website at:


Nouryon Performance Formulations has the global experience, expertise, and sustainable solutions to help the water treatment industry resolve difficult scales and scale conditions, reduce water usage, and improve environmental impact. Our portfolio of products with advanced functionalities allows our customers to select solutions that best fit their specific needs in any water treatment scale control application.


The purpose of the Account Manager Water Treatment - US South position, is to grow our business with both existing and new customers in the Water Treatment segment in southern half of the US.  We have a great opportunity for an Account Manager Water Treatment - US South, position.



Job Requirements:

  • Education: BS or Master’s degree (Chemistry or Engineering preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years sales experience, preferably in Chemicals
  • Knowledge of Water Treatment chemistry is regarded as advantageous
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong drive for results and market-oriented mindset
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and 30- 50% overnight travel
  • Preferably based in South of the US


Key Objectives:

  • Selling: expand relationship with existing accounts and drive growth
  • Prospecting: identify prospects and develop these into new customers, meeting aggressive growth targets
  • Connecting: develop relationships with customers and prospects, aiming to maximize customer satisfaction and business growth
  • Communicating: build in-depth understanding of our customer’s needs and translate these internally to Marketing, R&D and other functions to capitalize on growth opportunities
  • Information Gathering: Identify new customers, new products, and new applications, conduct market research and intelligence work, including competitors



  • Topline P&L responsible for the Water Treatment segment in the southern half of the US. This includes sales budget planning, margin management and forecast optimization
  • Build and expand relationships with potential and existing customers
  • Generate new leads based on market intelligence, research, or internal resources
  • Gain access to new businesses through participation in trade shows, courses, and seminars
  • Prepare the annual sales budget and quarterly updates for the assigned customer portfolio
  • Constantly evaluate sales results, new business opportunities and trends, aimed at continuous improvement
  • Implement pricing and margin strategy and negotiate contracts as well as terms & conditions for the assigned customer portfolio




*All applicants offered positions by Nouryon, will be required to provide proof of their fully vaccinated COVID-19 status prior to beginning employment, subject to any exceptions made by Nouryon for religious or disability-related reasons.*


*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. *

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