Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.
WACKER POLYMERS is the global technology leader in the development and production of redispersible powders, dispersions solid resins, powder binders and surface coating resins. At our Allentown site, we are currently looking for a Business development analyst to join our growing team.
This position is responsible for supporting and driving business development marketing activities for the LNC business. Uses professional commercial knowledge and capabilities to perform market analysis and execute on deliverables across multiple commercial business development projects. Effectively managing within and across the functional matrix will be needed to execute on primary objectives. This individual will report to the Business Team Director LNC or delegate; establishing effective working relationships with colleagues across the broad organization is essential.
Provocative business development and project analysis. Initial potential examples include specialty coatings target market assessment, flooring adhesive market and creating a Customer Innovation workshop to be utilized externally at key customers to support our ideation process. Multiple other projects to be included consistent with our innovation roadmap
Lead marketing communication efforts to improve capabilities related to Wacker Academy offerings, our web presence, literature, information bulletins, and an improved, more structured social media presence
Lead for select key commercial process ownership and optimization across the LNC business. These processes and accountabilities include but are not limited to Salesforce opportunity management; competitive market database; customer segmentation, channel optimization and portfolio analysis/coordination/preparation as it relates to business development efforts.
Bachelor's degree in Busines or related discipline required.
Minimum of 1 year experience in project management , commercial development analysis and marketing related assignments required.
Proficiency with SAP business warehouse is preferred, and Microsoft Office Suite of software is required.
Ability to collect, analyze and present information regarding sales, profitability, markets & competition.
Ability to perform market research in designated areas using multiple online tools.
Systematic and analytical approach to data analysis, preparation and evaluation. Ownership of databases used for market information and business team planning.
Development of professional quality presentations for all levels of management.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills across different business functions.
Ability to work in a team and independently with a high degree of organization and time management.
Highly self-motivated and results oriented
Ability to drive and implement change.
Exceptional project management leadership and influence skills.
WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.
Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations !
We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.
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The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).
WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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