Product Manager - Chemicals - Anodizing

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Detroit, MI
$80,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Feb 21, 2018
Job ID
Our client is a global manufacturer of surface treatment chemicals for a variety of metal finishing applications. They strive to be responsible environmental stewards and exceed customer expectations. Our client requires an experienced surface treatment chemicals professional to serve as the Product Manager for a key anodizing line of products. The successful candidate will be home office based in a major Midwestern city. 

  • Support local sales teams to drive anodizing product sales success by providing customer training, performing product trials, implementing new technology and new products and visiting target customers. 
  • Monitor profitability of key product lines. 
  • Collaborate with the sales function to manage pricing targets. 
  • Monitor market trends and competitive capabilities.
  • Provide training to internal audiences including chemists, technicians and sales team members. 
  • Develop new technology and application areas for anodizing surface treatment chemicals. 
  • at least 5 years successful experience selling anodizing surface treatment chemicals to end users or technical experience supporting anodizing applications. 
  • strong communication skills, both written and oral. 
  • strong working knowledge of metal anodizing process. 
  • ability to manage customer relationships and provide satisfactory solutions to customer challenges. 
  • strong business acumen. 
  • ability to travel as required. 
  • Bachelor degree in Chemistry or related discipline. 

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