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Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking a Roof Coating Technical Account Manager responsible for the management and growth of key strategic roofing customers in North America. The Roof Coating Technical Account Manager reports to the Business Manager – Roofing Industry, of the Construction and Fiber Bonding business headquartered in Charlotte, NC.
The Dispersions & Resins business of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of high-quality resins, additives, colorants and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used in formulations for coatings and paints, printing and packaging products, construction chemicals, adhesives, fiberbondings, nonwovens, and paper manufacturing. We are building the best team to support the growth and needs of our customers. With a comprehensive product portfolio and extensive knowledge of the industries we serve, our customers benefit from innovative and sustainable solutions to help them advance their formulations through chemistry.
Lead Customer Focus and Management, managing the day-to-day needs of strategic roofing accounts to ensure a strong relationship is built and maintained for the long term.
Develop customer strategies and relationships to maximize BASF penetration at each account to enable rapid growth
Support and implement Roof Coatings growth initiatives at strategic accounts
Become the customer advocate, trusted advisor, and problem solver ensuring customer solutions are addressed and needs are met
Enhance customer relations and develops awareness for the customer's product and service needs.
Identify new market opportunities that support growth initiatives
Demonstrate a deep understanding on roof coatings, associated roofing products (primers, top coats, etc.) and formulations
Become involved in Industry organizations such as the Roof Coating Manufacturers Association and ASTM
Support customer trials in a "hands on" role and effectively monitor the impact and results
Demonstrate a deep understand the roofing industry and work in collaboration with the North American Building Codes and Regulations groups to ensure BASF products and new developments are positioned for growth
Influence the decision maker and influencers in the roof coating market and at the customer level
Assist in developing and implements long and short-range plans, policies and programs under the direction of senior management to achieve approved objective.
Participate in pricing negotiates and contracts to maximize profitability and growth to ensure the long term sustainability of the roofing business
Participate in the training of distributors and field sales for with regards to roof coatings
Assist in new product development and product launches Acts as liaison for R&D and technical relationships between the customer and BASF.
Proactively develop and implement technical support consistent with Needs Based Segmentation to ensure long-term customer loyalty including state-of-the-art customer consulting and training.
Coordinate laboratory work with Technical Specialist and Technicians
Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement
Support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
Bachelor's degree in Science, Business or related field
8+ years' experience in technical or sales in the roof coating industry
Expertise in roof coating industry across multiple product lines
Understanding of customer application, formulation, technology in the roof coating industry
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.