Global Product Manager

Fulltime, -

Chicago, Illinois, United States Apply Now Apply until: 1 Nov 2022

Nouryon Home and Personal Care is proud to be a global supplier of surfactants to the cleaning industry.  We’re constantly innovating in our products, our application science, and our regulatory capabilities to satisfy the evolving demands of our marketplace.  As the world is changing, consumers are demanding antimicrobial efficacy and disinfection in a variety of consumer and institutional products.   The need for effective and sustainable products in consumer and institutional products is greater than ever. 

The Role
Nouryon Home and Personal Care is looking for an experienced individual to fill the Surfactants Product Manager position.  Successful execution of this role requires thorough understanding of our product portfolio, our production footprint & regulatory landscape and our supply chain, while using business acumen to catalyze sales and EBITDA growth.
This is an exciting opportunity for you if you have a proven track record in supply chain, operations, business development, marketing or account management.  In this role, you drive value creation and you will be responsible by leading new product introductions, new registrations investment decisions for biocides, advocating supply for HPC with asset owners and pricing management.

The preferred locations for the role are Rotkreuz, Switzerland or USA (Chicago IL, Radnor PA)

Your responsibilities

  • Active member of the Global Product Management team
  • Define the strategy for the biocides product portfolio
  • Set floor prices for surfactants product portfolio withing HPC
  • Manage product allocations in period of demand greater than supply
  • Identify internal and external options to augment supply chain
  • Develop a value chain analysis and set a participation strategy
  • Set regulatory priorities and approve investment decisions for registrations and data generation
  • Partner with supply chain to ensure reliable supply, asset capacity, and appropriate inventory
  • Keep current with market trends, competition, and regulatory trends
  • Find channels to market to position existing biocide products
  • Ensure selling tools are up to date and available
  • Identify new customer needs and provide input for new product development
  • Provide monthly reviews on new business development

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Business is required
  • An MBA or Master’s education is preferred
  • Experience in biocides strongly preferred
  • 5 years of relevant Commercial, Marketing, or Product Management experience 
  • Experience in Sales preferred
  • Written and spoken fluency in English required
  • You feel comfortable in working across global cultures
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, listening, writing, verbal, influencing, entrepreneurship, result oriented, negotiation, proven problem-solving abilities and strong business acumen
  • Project management capabilities and skills


About Nouryon 

Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemicals 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. 

Nouryon offers a comprehensive array of benefits to support the wellbeing of our employees and their families. This includes paid vacation time, paid holidays, sick time, heavily subsidized medical, dental, and vision plans, and a generous retirement savings plan in which the Company matches employee contributions at 100% on the first 6% of pay and makes an additional 3%+ service-based contribution. 



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