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Alpharetta, GA, US

Category:  Manufacturing & Engineering Jobs

TS&BD Manager

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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Position overview

Do you passionate about working in laboratory environment for formulation preparation, material characterizations, coating application and comparative benchmarking? you will be the face of Allnex' Crosslinkers TS&BD and business development for the NAFTA region. Defining, planning and executing new product developments to support business growth. Manage customer issues with the help of local/regional Application Specialists. Create sales leads and support X BU sales forces and ensure successful sales closures.

Responsibilities

  • Defining specific technical goals and milestones for TS&D/NBD projects
  • Demonstrating a creativity, foresight and mature judgment in planning, organizing and guiding technical aspects of projects
  • Conduct lab work focused on applications in known markets as well as exploring applications for new market adjacencies
  • Develops further competence in crosslinker technology, keeps abreast of significant technology advances and competitor activity
  • Providing technical expertise/guidance and support to sales, and marketing teams, during the introduction of new product developments.
  • Providing technical expertise globally on Crosslinker technology
  • Provide technical service to customers and lab training for key customers in NAFTA region. Ensure regular technical visits to customers.
  • Representing allnex at forums, conferences and selected key accounts within specific area of expertise
  • Assisting line manager to motivate and improve performance/productivity of lab technicians
  • Ensures the safe operation and productivity of the Alpharetta TS&D lab, and its compliance of local and company environmental and safety regulations
  • Analyzing customer issues and supporting lab resources to come up with solutions
  • Situational leadership to manage and coordinate local X-BU and X-functional development projects.

Required skills and experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the chemical industry – preferred coating technologies (Auto OEM, VR, Ind Wood, Packaging; SB/WB)
  • Practical demonstrated experience and success in at least two of the following areas: operations, technical services, product development, coatings industry, analysis, sales or business management.  
  • Leading positions in business development and segment lead position.  
  • Leading technical postion (product development & customer support lab).
  • Working in internal and customer labs when required
  • Strong analytical skills and conceptual thinking
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Excellent inter-personnel communication skills – internal & external
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Continuous learner’s attitude for career development.
  • Advantageous to have multi-cultural, multiple industry knowledge and experience.

Qualifications

  • BS or BA in a business or technical degree; 
  • MBA and/or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Polymer Science is preferred.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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