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 SILICONES is one of the world’s leading silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions with more than 3,000 different products - silicone fluids, rubbers and resins, silanes and pyrogenic silica. At our Adrian, MI site, we are currently looking for a Marketing Manager.
Your Tasks Develop and execute the regional market strategies for Construction Chemicals used for assigned core competencies within the global framework, inclusive of a formal Market Development Plan (MDP).
Drive the regional business development aligned with global guidelines and defined objectives of sales revenue, profitability, growth rate, etc. Develops and executes marketing communication plan.
Executes the following strategic activities; conducts competitive analysis, coordinates and prioritizes opportunities, creates and maintains pricing strategies, leads market focus team meetings, supports BP5 creation, and supports or leads corporate projects.
Your Profile Bachelors degree in Marketing or other related disciple required, MBA preferred.
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role required.
B2B customer-facing commercial experience 5+ years, within construction related industries is preferred, and ideally in construction chemicals
Professional communication skills both written and oral as well as listening.
Interpersonal flexibility and versatility to work independently but also collaborate pro-actively within a matrix team organization.
Strong aptitude to learn and grow job related knowledge
Solid computer and large data handling skills, SAP experience is preferred
High level of interpersonal and influential leadership skills (multi-cultural, multi-functional teams) are needed to be effective in this position. Foreign language skills a plus (Spanish, German)
Sustainability is one of WACKER’s corporate goals – also as an employer.We want you to remain productive, healthy and successful long term. Thatis why we offer, for example, comprehensive health management and a variety of advanced training programs and courses for individual development opportunities, alongside a good work-life balance. Naturally, we also have a fair compensation system and above-average social benefits. After all, social responsibility has a long tradition at WACKER.Be part of a family. Across all nations.