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Sr. Product Manager-Industrial Assembly Adhesives

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Job Description

H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Our commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest challenges. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Our commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest challenges. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

Senior Product Manager-General Industries

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Description:

The Senior Product Manager – General Industries acts as the key liaison between market/customer needs, commercial sales, product management, marketing communications, regulatory and technology research and development. This Senior Product Manager leads and delivers strategic technology and platform level direction through market research/analysis providing product road maps for new and existing Engineering Adhesives’ product lines.

In this position the Senior Product Manager – General Industries is responsible for managing the strategic product line development and implementation of tactical activities to grow H.B. Fuller’s position in the identified markets. One is responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining and executing Product Management processes designed to efficiently transfer market, technical, competitive and IP knowledge to the businesses.

Within Engineering Adhesives, the product life cycles, value added pricing and strategic product line development are critical areas of responsibility and accountability. The Senior Product Manager will coordinate branding (in accordance with Global Engineering Adhesives standards) as well as commercial product naming and labeling and will provide input to support marketing communication initiatives.

This Senior Product Manager leads the strategic market plans and product readiness of the platform regionally and is accountable for successfully executing those plans through collaboration of the global and regional teams to drive profitability and growth.

This position interfaces with internal and external stakeholders, including the Global Engineering Adhesives Product Management team, Engineering Adhesives Leadership Team (EALT), Group Commercial Business leaders, Technology Directors, Finance Partners, Human Resource leadership, key customers, distributors and 3rd party organizations.

One is accountable for the overall success or failure of the products and product lines. This not only includes envisioning how our products will be successful today but how they will continue to grow revenue, profitability and market share over time.

This position will be responsible for implementing the Engineering Adhesives Product Management processes to be faster to market than competition, deliver higher product success rates and deliver clarity to decision making about market opportunities.

Requirements:

  • BA in Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Marketing, Business, or related degree
  • 10 + years of related experience and demonstrated application knowledge in the Chemical industry
  • 5+ years’ experience in the industrial marketplace.
  • 3 + years of experience with strategic planning processes.
  • 3 + years of experience with adhesive product markets.
  • Must be willing and able to travel over 50% of the time domestically and internationally, as applicable.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated customer relationship management skills and ability to collaborate effectively with various functional groups and cross-culturally.


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Adhesives market is preferred.
  • Scientific / technical background and expertise

Employees are eligible for full benefits, including medical, dental, insurance, 401k contribution, paid time off and paid Holidays. All employees qualify for an annual cash bonus, based on business performance. Annual raises are based on company and individual performance.

To all recruitment agencies: H.B. Fuller does not accept agency resumes unless directly engaged by Human Resources. Please do not forward any resumes to Human Resources or any employees. H.B. Fuller is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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H.B. Fuller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Location
Frankfort, Illinois, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
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