Listed by: Eastman Chemical Company
Do you want to influence your own development and are you looking for an environment where you can pursue your interests across functions and geographies? Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. And do you want to impact the bottom line through developing the best Product and Pricing strategies? Welcome to Eastman Chemical Company…
Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Our market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2015 revenues of approximately $9.6 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.
As a Product Manager EMEA at Eastman Chemical Company you will be actively managing and developing long term product and pricing strategies to maintain, spread and sustainably grow earnings. You will optimize allocation of resources and drive the demand side of Sales & Operations Planning process, develop product line strategies and market activation plans to fill out additional capacities that are being added globally. As the interface between sales, procurement, finance, logistics and business development you are translating all this processes in one price / value proposition. Your goal: making sure we create the best long term margin possible without any concessions to the Eastman commercial offering and brand.
You are a smart, analytical, hands-on product manager with the capacity for assimilating and comprehending information and determine the "big picture". You enjoy negotiation, have commercial skills, and can focus on the changing external environment. You are passionate about product development and constantly look for ways to improve it. A jack of all trades with the tenacity to thrive in a constantly changing environment function in a matrixed organization.
This role requires the ability to think strategically and execute methodically. Furthermore, you bring a highly developed Financial acumen and strong communication and collaboration skills. Finally, you hold a Bachelor degree in Science, Engineering, Finance or Business related, preferably combined with a MBA.
This is what we offer
Our spirit of innovation and collaboration along with our diversified business line creating challenges and opportunities for growth is what makes Eastman a great place to build a career. Here, you can find opportunities to grow professionally, competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and a global work environment. Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.