Senior Product Manager- Ashland Performance Materials

Job Description
Description

Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH) provides specialty chemical products, services and solutions for many of the world's most essential industries. Serving customers in more than 100 countries, it operates through four commercial units: Ashland Specialty Ingredients (ASI), Ashland Water Technologies (AWT), Ashland Performance Materials (APM), and Ashland Consumer Markets (Valvoline). To learn more about Ashland, visit www.ashland.com

At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people - employees, customers and vendors - define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.

Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.

**This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience

As a Senior Product Manager with our Performance Materials Business, you will have responsibility for profitable growth of our Structural Adhesives Product Lines. You will clearly articulate and develop strategies to grow sales and market share in the building and construction target market globally. You will work closely with internal teams to track industry trends, and identify and assess new growth opportunities, build the business cases and develop them into potential new revenue streams for the company. You will also work closely with the Technology Teams to help translate customer needs into product development opportunities.

You will perform customer segmentation analyses and identify target and key initiatives to help drive the division strategy.


This position is based in Dublin, OH

Qualifications

Four year Technical or Business degree is desired, MBA preferred

Minimum of 5 years of sales, marketing or product management experience with a specific focus in the structural adhesives market.

Experience writing business, marketing and product commercialization plans.

Ability to thrive in a performance based environment; Ability to establish strong working relationships and persuade/influence others; Able to adapt to changing priorities, responsibilities, and business needs within a short time frame; Able to identify customer needs and assist in the development of solutions

Strong negotiating skills

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States

Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.
Job Sales and Marketing
Primary LocationUS-OH-Dublin
Schedule Full-time
Job Type Regular

Company

Ashland Inc.

Job Code

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Ohio

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