DSM Product Manager Specialties Americas - Troy, MI in Troy, Michigan

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Do you want to have large impact on the sustainability mission of DSM? Within a company that has topped the Dow Jones sustainability index for the last decade and is praised by Fortune magazine as one of the frontrunners on their list of “Companies that change the world”?

Sounds interesting? Then we have an opportunity for you: come join DSM Engineering Plastics and be responsible for product management of our specialty business lines.

DSM Engineering Plastics (DEP) is a global supplier of high-performance engineering thermoplastic solutions. It has a focused portfolio, with global leadership positions in many of its products in the areas of high-performance plastics, such as Stanyl®, Arnite® and Akulon®. DSM Engineering Plastics addresses key markets in automotive and electronics, and provides solutions to specialized industries including water management, breathable textiles and flexible food packaging.

Within DEP, we are looking for:

Product Manager Specialties Americas

Troy, MI offices

The Challenge

In this position the main challenge is to enable growth for the specialty product lines. You do this by driving the introduction of new products within the sales organization and sharing best practices and translating them to different products / markets. You facilitate trainings on products & applications. With speed & efficiency you make sure product development is approved. An analytical mindset combined with a helicopter view are necessary to make the right connections and formulate the right story towards your business stakeholders.

Besides these tasks, you are responsible for the pricing and margin of the product lines and optimizing the portfolio of product grades. You are a natural positive challenger of your business partners to always keep focused on profit performance.

When are you successful

Your success will be measured based on the following Key performance indicators:

  • Volume from Sales of New Products

  • Pipeline volume growth

  • Unit Margin trends

  • Stock keeping unit’s reduction

What we look for in you:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Sales, Product development and/or Marketing in a B2B industrial environment required

  • Experience in automotive industry strongly preferred

  • Experience with sales and/or marketing of technical products required

  • Ability to influence without authority and strong stakeholder management

  • Global work experience

The Reward

DSM's wide diversity of disciplines makes it possible to offer employees a great variety of roles throughout their career. For instance, you may start your career in an area related to your education/qualifications, but your future is what you make of it. At DSM we stimulate people to determine their own career path and we encourage international careers. We strive to be an Employer of Choice and ensure that our employees are nurtured and given the opportunity to develop their talents.

At DSM we stimulate a good work/life balance by making flexible working possible.

To learn more about DSM’s HR vision and policy, please visit our website at www.dsm.com/careers.

The Procedure

Interested and excited? Than get ready for action. Apply for this position by uploading your CV and motivation letter in English on the DSM career website (www.dsm.com/careers)

Reference check procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when these references checks will be needed.

Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.