International Product Manager - Chemicals
Job Opportunity at ChemSource Recruiting, Inc.

Posted on Jan 2

http://www.chemsourcerecruiting.com    708-602-7744

Location: Miami, FL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4149204

Our client, a privately held global manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals, requires an experienced chemical industry sales and marketing professional to manage their Latin American sales and distribution channels. Working from the Miami office (highly preferred) the successful candidate will be responsible for all sales, marketing, pricing and profitability initiatives for a key chemical raw material product line in Mexico, Central America and South America. 

  • Manage all sales, marketing, pricing and profitability initiatives for a key product line comprised of raw materials for coatings applications. 
  • Maintain effective relationships with the suppliers of raw materials for resale into critical coatings applications with an emphasis on one key global supplier. 
  • Train regional sales managers to effectively sell supplier partner's raw materials. 
  • Develop and employ sales and marketing tactics to maintain and grow market share. 
  • Create and manage the opportunity pipeline. 
  • Collaborate with the Logistics group to ensure efficient and timely delivery of international shipments to customers. 
  • Create effective reports and effectively communicate to senior management. 
  • Travel internationally as required to make customer visits.
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Business or related discipline. 
  • At least 10 years of sales or marketing experience in chemical raw materials with an emphasis on raw materials used in coatings applications. 
  • At least 5 years experience managing sales activities in Latin America. 
  • Prior experience with coatings formulations highly desirable. 
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple functions including logistics, R&D and senior management. 
  • Polished and professional image. 
  • Well developed relationship management skills. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both English and Spanish. 
  • Ability to travel internationally as much as 40% of time. 
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