Applications Project Manager II

at Solenis, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Applications Project Manager II
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Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. The company's product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact and maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 47 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,000 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2021 US Best Managed Company.
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The Applications Project Manager serves as product & market expert providing technical (some business) support and all levels of training to our commercial sales team located in North America. Supports geographic/corporate growth initiatives by partnering with sales team to identify and facilitate progression of new business opportunities. Identifies technical solutions by problem solving while also developing new applications, product selection, and optimal trial design strategy and execution. Communicates with commercial team representatives and customers to better understand each customer-specific process, any ongoing problems, and potential chemical solutions. Development of relationships and collaboration with technical and production leaders with ability to alter adverse situation into a business sustaining connection.

Responsible for maintaining existing business and developing new product lines with R&D/Product Management while documenting all parts of product validation {technical, financial, sustainability, patents and regulatory}. Capability to manage smaller sections of an SBU or product line with minimal supervision and coaching from Product Management, R&D and/or Applications Team Manager. Acts as a safety leader in training and education both internal and external.

Support area growth and pursuit of new business opportunities with sales team collaboration, onsite audit support of competitive applications, product selection, application recommendations, and successful trial preparation and execution

Field support of customer applications by troubleshooting and best practice management/standardization and sustaining business

New product development and portfolio growth via idea generation with R&D and commercialization i.e., product launch management and validation projects

Conduct group and individual training of commercial sales team development and dissemination of internal and external training materials and technical literature as well including product safety, best practices, etc.

Trial reporting, administration, and associated communications


Bachelor's degree Science and/or Engineering; or equivalent relevant industry experience.

Preferred 10+ years of industry experience

Prior direct value sales experience with understanding of business fundamentals and/or past position experience requiring influencing skills

Expertise in administration and management of chemical applications

Project management experience requiring planning, directing, managing, and execution of large projects in team setting

Troubleshooting experience of complex situations requiring organized problem-solving effort

Capable of understanding the value and execution of marketplace initiatives and managing multiple support projects with little management input.

Demonstrated proficiency in analytical thinking, problem solving, strong attention to detail, and quick understanding of technical concepts

Strong customer service skills

Strong independent work ethic with proven track record of growth and success

Demonstrated ability to make decisions, balancing... For full info follow application link.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701.

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Job Posting: 1082490

Posted On: Dec 04, 2022

Updated On: Jan 03, 2023

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