Product Specialist-Home&Personal Care Asia


Shanghai, China Apply Now Apply until: 31 Mar 2023

Nouryon Home and Personal Care is proud to be a global supplier of ingredient solutions to the cleaning and Personal Care industry.  We’re constantly innovating in our product line, our application science, and our sustainability offering to satisfy the evolving demands of our marketplace.  As the world is changing, consumers are demanding more sustainable solutions in a variety of consumer and institutional products.  


The Role

Nouryon Home and Personal Care is looking for an individual to fill the Product Specialist Home and Personal Care APAC position.  The purpose of this role is to initiate and follow up new product introductions to enable sales and also handle customer inquiries for the benefit of growth, while managing the product life cycle.  Successful execution of this role requires developing an understanding of our customers’ needs, our product portfolio, and external sustainability certifications.  This role will play an integral in growing our sustainable product offering to our Home Care customers and overall offering to our Personal Care customers.


The preferred locations for the role are Nouryon location in Shanghai, China


The Role’s Main Accountabilities

Customer Growth

Answering prioritized customer questionnaires and inquiries

Providing specifications and technical data for external product information (PDS, brochures, etc)

Creating customer statements regarding product technical data and sustainability

Work with Regulatory Team on Cosmetic Regulation

Product Life Cycle

Management of product life cycle, including new product introduction, product changes, and product eliminations

Responsible for identifying candidates for product elimination to reduce complexity

Operational Discipline

Owning and maintain the Active Product Listing for various Product Lines in APAC

Evaluating product composition

Evaluating HS codes to facilitate export of products

Coordinating harmonization of product specifications between manufacturing sites

Leading projects to improve our operational discipline


Your responsibilities

Active member of the Global Product Management team

Prompt, accurate, and thorough responses to customers

Support of the sales and marketing team for the purpose of business growth

Develop new product statements as required

Manage PI&C process for Polymers

Collaborate with Regulatory teams to ensure product stewardship practices are achieved

Determine new ways to improve our sustainability offering

Keep current with market trends, competition, and regulatory trends

Identify new customer needs and provide input for new product development

Ensure selling tools are up to date and available


Job Requirements

BSc / MSc in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or related field

5 years of relevant Product Specialist, R&D, Quality, PSRA, or Manufacturing experience

Written and spoken fluency in English required

Cross-cultural and cross-functional collaboration

Project management capabilities and skills

Communication and interpersonal skills, customer focused, result oriented, problem-solving abilities

Detail oriented and well organized

Vacancy data
Closing date
31 Mar 2023
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Job characteristics
Job area
Sales and Marketing
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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