Offers “Solvay”

43 days agoSolvay

Sales Business Analyst

  • Alpharetta, USA
  • Teaching

Job description

General Information

Location:

·  City:Princeton
·  Country:USA
·  Region:North America

·  City:Alpharetta
·  Country:USA
·  Region:North America

·  City:Houston
·  Country:USA
·  Region:North America

Job Category: Marketing and Sales
Job Type: Regular
Type of Contract: Permanent
Working time: Full-time
Work schedule: Day shift

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program.

Novecare develops and produces formulations that alter the properties of liquids. It offers solutions to the oil and gas industry using an extensive range of surface chemistries combined with applications expertise. Novecare also provide specialty solutions for certain industrial applications, agricultural, and coatings markets.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

·  Provide analysis and feedback to business and sales team with emphasis on CM (contribution margin), forecasting, cost and pricing to support the NA coatings business
·  Provide cost/price/CM guidance: for new or current sales opportunities: provide cost; average selling price for markets with data backup on rationale for suggestion. Understand the impact on cost/price/volume.
·  Potential for account management, supporting a handful of smaller accounts and/or distributors
·  Assist and lead cost savings initiatives that improve contribution margins and variable cost
·  Assist in Commercial Excellence initiatives for NA coatings business
·  Assist business and sales on product availability, product shortages, inventory control by working w/the supply chain and order book tracking
·  Assist in providing sales & market information for the development and implementation of business plans and growth in new markets, competitive analysis
·  Responsible for collecting market information and communicating current and emerging needs
·  Work closely with other groups to best align customer service, product management, supply chain, purchasing; to monitor cost impact (raw materials, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, etc.); communicate regularly to business and sales.  
·  Work on internal projects to improve business efficiency and performance in line with medium term roadmap

Education and Experience

·  3-5 Years of experience in marketing & sales support or business financial support functions with exposure to marketing, planning; chemical industry background preferred but not required.
·  Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or Technical (Engineering, Chemistry or related field) degree 
·  MBA preferred
·  Experience formulating waterborne coatings, adhesives and inks is a plus

Skills

·  Demonstrated skill in financial analysis 
·  Database management and data assimilation
·  Strong analytical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a matrix organization.
·  Strong written and oral presentation skills.
·  Experience with CRM tools
·  Computer literate, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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