Product Manager - Emulsion Polymers


Product Manager - South Europe – Emulsion Polymers 

A leading international producer of functional polymers for multiple market applications is currently looking to bring on a Product Manager to increase their provision of customer support in the binders business. This business unit provides tailored polymer solutions to the Paper & Board industry.   If you are a technically-focused chemist with commercial acumen, or a Technical Service professional who has great market understanding, then this position will be a great fit. The role will break down into three main components;

  1. Technical service provided to a portfolio of client accounts within Southern Europe.
  2. Developing the paper business – growing into new market areas.
  3. Acting as the regional Subject Matter Expert on paper and packaging chemical applications. 


This role works closely with R&D, Technical Service, and Marketing to ensure customer feedback is being implemented in the product development cycle. This is a highly customer-facing position where direct relationships with paper and board mills will need to be built and strengthened.  The position in question is a highly visible role and a crucial addition to the EMEA Paper & Board BU at a company offering multiple career development opportunities. This role offers the opportunity to join a company where office doors are open, many different languages are spoken in the corridors and every employee has a voice. As the company grows and the European organisation adapts there will be increasing opportunity for development in different ways including overseeing larger territories, or moving into R&D, Marketing or Sales.  


Please get in touch if you fulfil the following criteria:   

  • Fluent English and Spanish/Italian speaker. Other European languages would be desirable.
  • Degree education in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, etc.
  • Able to live and work in Switzerland and travel 30-50% of the time.
  • INOD0807PMEP
  • ADDED: 08/07/2019

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