The Global Segment Manager, Oil, Gas & Chemicals, is responsible for developing and executing the growth strategy for this segment. The role will work closely with global and regional sales, product management, marketing, technical, and supply chain functions.
Key Responsibilities include:
Develop and execute a segment strategy based on understanding of customer needs, industry and competitive dynamics, and PPG position. Work with other stakeholders to drive execution. Support overall business strategy processes.
Market Assessment: improve knowledge-base of market landscape including market as a whole, segmentation of market, opportunities for coatings, current competitive landscape, and current PPG business and position within the market.
Industry and competitors: monitor and evaluate industry and competitor developments, marketing actions, products, position, strengths and weaknesses to anticipate competitor response to SBU initiatives. Analyze competitors' global offerings and strategically position the PPG offerings appropriately to succeed.
Overall P&L for the segment: working with the commercial teams, achieve global sales and profit contribution targets.
SBU Coordination: Serve as central point to coordinate with other functions within business to ensure segment strategies are globally executed. Functionally supervise and coordinate with regional segment managers to ensure alignment of global strategies.
Provide in-depth support for regions to identify and pursue opportunities, ensuring training and selling tools relevant to their segments are available and deployed.
Drive growth of advantaged product sales in the segment globally.
Customers and key accounts: Ensure coverage of key accounts in segment and advise in negotiation of global contracts.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, chemistry, business, or a related degree.
At least 5 years' experience in strategy, marketing, engineering, or sales within the chemical industry.
Demonstrates creative and critical thinking skills
Proficiency in gathering and analyzing market intelligence. Ability to assemble and organize multiple sources of intelligence into a clear market assessment.
Strong business acumen demonstrating ability to define, develop and execute new business opportunities.
Ability to translate/quantify data and other information and make reliable decisions on viable business prospect identification.
Ability to directly and effectively engage external customers at all levels.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to collaborate and influence in a matrix environment (cross-functional, cross-regional, and cross-SBU).
Experience and exposure to global business dynamics and the ability to drive implementation of required activities across all regions.
Professional and positive approach, self-motivated, team player, dynamic, creative and ability to work on own initiative
Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to clearly present recommendations and ideas to summarize complex issues
Strong professionalism and work ethic
Organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed
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Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.
Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.
You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.
PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing email@example.com.
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