Chemours North America Product Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa
As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.
HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY AND THE WORLD
From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.
Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries—one improvement at a time.
Chemours is seeking a(n) North America Product Specialist to join our growing Thermal and Specialized Solutions team! This position will report directly to the Americas Product Manager at our Wilmington, Delaware location.
The North America Product Specialist will work with cross functional teams, including supply chain, sales, marketing, regulatory and product development, providing guidance and feedback on the regional product portfolio strategy optimizing value for the business and its customer, including pricing guidance, monitoring market and competitive dynamic and ensuring high level of customer experience.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Development and execution of regional product portfolio strategy, including the analysis and optimization of regional profitability at product, SKU, customer, segment and market level
Set, execute and track regional floor pricing strategy and sales polices
Input regional specific industry/customer needs to the global product strategy
Provide market Intel including routine update and analysis of regional market share (by product), competitive position, route to market dynamic, sourcing/raw material cost drivers, industry trends and leading dynamics indicators.
Analyze and build market scenarios for different regulatory and competitive dynamic
Be Accountable for customer-specific product specification requests
Execute and coordinate regional actions arising from any product change process (CTB) including assessment and management of regional customer impact from sourcing decisions (raw materials, packaging)
Monitor and tracking for quality issue resolution within product line.
Align with GPM on regional Inventory Management needs to support regional customer service level requirements.
Resolving supply/demand conflicts including allocation decisions (creates principles for allocation)
Execution of regional PS&R actions based on Product Manager and/or Business Manager decisions
The following is required for this role:
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, with 2 or more years of experience in a marketing, product management, or technical field that has had direct impact on the customer base of the assigned product line
Analytical skills and thoughtful, but decisive, decision making
Demonstrated written and oral skills – ability to present information and ideas in organized way to various audiences across multi-functions
Self-motivated, with strong organizational skills to drive programs to completion, take initiative and overcome obstacles.
Able to work both independently and collaboratively
The following is preferred for this role:
Six Sigma Black Belt certification or other Lean Manufacturing certification or experience
Product management experience within chemical industry, having performed roles that includes analysis and understanding of multiple and complex influences on profitability, where the balance of costs, cash, revenue with the customer experience are the key deliverables for the function.
Comprehensive Benefits Packages
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Learning and Development Opportunities
Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives
Company-paid Volunteer Days
We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it—by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® .
Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting Chemours.com/careers. (https://www.chemours.com/en/careers)
Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.
Chemours is an E-Verify employer
Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation
Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position
At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.
A new company. A new purpose. A new commitment to customers and chemistry. We are Chemours. And even more exciting is how our employees are committed to be catalysts for better. The word “ours” is in our name intentionally. It is about our employees, our customers and our world. Our values are simple: We seek to put our customers first always. We encourage creativity and simplicity. We give you the ability to operate with the innovation and enthusiasm of an entrepreneur. We are obsessed with making our world safe and we do this all with unshakable integrity – doing what is right. See chemistry in a different way at Chemours.
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