Global Technical Development Manager


Deventer, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 31 Mar 2023

Global Technical Development Manager

Are you experienced in the field of polyolefin and or styrenics production and their markets. Do you have experience or interest in the sustainable production of these essential products? Does developing and maintaining an in-depth understanding of customer’s use and application of Nouryon products for the Polymer industry trigger your interest? Then you might be our new Global Technical Development Manager.

Global Technical Development Manager.
Location: Deventer, the Netherlands

Your challenge as a Global Technical Development Manager
To bring and develop your market knowledge and translate this into concrete solutions for our customers. You push marketing campaigns, product introductions, growth targets with the regional sales and marketing teams to drive growth.

In this role you will make an important contribution to the sustainable development and execution of the business strategy and the success of Nouryon, by:

•    Creating technical value propositions helping our  customers now and in the future; 
•    Building and maintaining a professional network of technical contacts at relevant industry players and key customers / prospects;
•    Building and coordinating a portfolio of (technical) opportunities aligned with the segment strategy at customers and prospects with tangible CM delivery potential, guiding the regional sales and marketing teams. 

You will have the chance to work with our diverse customer base and various stakeholders across all levels of the organization. Amongst them regional sales directors, marketing managers, technology manager, key account managers, supply chain, procurement, manufacturing, and communications.

Our business is global and you will be working in an international company, with a team of local professionals. The role based in the Netherlands.

Have you got what it takes?
To be eligible for this challenging position, you bring preferably 5-10 years’ experience in Sales, (Technical) Marketing or Product Management in the chemical industry, proven track record in customer facing activities. In-depth technical understanding of market segment chemistries, applications, and value chains
Furthermore, you have/are

•    Master / PhD  degree, preferably in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering 
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner across all layers of an organization
•    Strong financial and business acumen
•    Strategic thinker
•    Willing and able to travel regularly

About Nouryon
Nouryon is a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of approximately 7,800 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands.  

Polymer Chemistry is the world’s leading supplier of organic peroxides, curing agents, reactor additives and metal alkyls for the polymer industry. Our products are essential for the production, modification and recycling of a range of polymers. 

This is our offer
When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:

•    A permanent contract
•    An excellent salary tailored to the job level, your expertise and competencies
•    An attractive bonus scheme
•    30 vacation days 
•    An excellent pension plan
•    The option to participate in a collective health insurance
•    Training opportunities

Internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers and employees, all over the world.

Are you eager to start your career at Nouryon as Global Technical Development Manager?
Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page and upload your CV and job specific cover letter. 

A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
Note: We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies

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31 Mar 2023
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