Written by: Leonard Parker | Houston Marketing Opportunities | January 14, 2022
Epsilyte seeks a Product Manager to join our Company Headquarters in The Woodlands, TX. This important role is responsible for managing the Expandable Polystyrene (EPS) product group regarding annual product and contracting strategy, long-term product planning, adjustment of product strategy based on market conditions and near-term performance analysis. If you are a dynamic, organized self-starter with experience in product management or marketing in the chemicals industry, we need to hear from you!
Primary ResponsibilitiesProvide a product vision aligned with current market trends, competitor value proposition, and overall company strategy. Ensure the team is creating products which will drive value for customers and the business. Monitor and drive product performance across life cycle. Work with Commercial and Operations to drive holistic management of revenue, margin, and cost to maximize profit from assets, define measures, set targets, and implement plans to improve performance. Research and analyze market trends, competitor products, and other information relevant to the company’s marketing objectives Define commercial strategy for existing / current product – work with sales teams to set market prices, define pricing and contracting strategies, and move this strategy into the product creation process. Understand asset, operational, and technical capabilities to ensure the strategy is feasible given constraints. Works closely with Sales, R&D, and Operations on design, distribution, and product specifications/changes as needed. Tracks and analyzes product order patterns, customer demand, and works with product planners to ensure customer requirements are being met at the lowest cost to serve Other duties as assigned or interested. . Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related field. Strong analytical skills using Microsoft Excel. 3+ years of relevant product, marketing and/or sales experience in chemicals industry. Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or similar system is preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office suite. Ability to identify the trend of supply and demand balance, utilizing strong analytical, problem-solving, and leadership skills. Effective business communication skills at all levels to include facilitation, problem solving and persistent follow up.
Epsilyte LLC is one of North America’s leading producers of expandable polystyrene resin (EPS). We are a rapidly growing company of scale focused on solving customer needs for efficient, high R-value EPS. This includes reducing energy usage in buildings, ensuring safe and healthy food through innovative packaging technology, and participating in infrastructure investment both in the United States and abroad. Our vision is to improve society through our high value, insulative products in a responsible and sustainable manner. We are headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas with manufacturing operations in Illinois, Ohio, and Montreal, Quebec. Learn more at https://Epsilyte.com
Other ConsiderationsSalary and benefits commensurate with experience Must be able to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously Requires a high level of confidentiality and professionalism, both internally and externally We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a background check This role is not eligible for work visa sponsorship