Strategic Business Manager - Flexible Packaging

Posted on Apr 23

Location: Cincinnati, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4158077

Position: Strategic Business Manager – Flexible Packaging  
Company: Our client is a leading provider of custom plastic materials for many end markets including; packaging, industrial, and consumer products.  This organization is known for delivering high quality materials consistently around the globe. Operating over 20 manufacturing sites in over 15 countries. They also have four research and development centers. Been in business for over 80 years and privately held, with over 2,000 employees. Products include black, white and color masterbatches and full range of additives.
We appreciate our employees by providing:
  • Strong compensation package
  • Excellent benefits- Including a company car
  • 401K company match
  • A strong ethical business culture that treats employees as their #1 asset
  • Stable-Low Turn Over- average length of service is 15 years
Your unique role with the company: This position serves as the business leader of the Flexible Packaging Business for North America. Organize and direct all of the necessary facets of the Flexible Packaging segments to ensure the long term profit viability and growth of the business segments. You will have up to 2 direct reports.  As a business generalist, the Strategic Business Manager (SBM) will be immersed in all aspects of the business, becoming the driving force of the business diversification efforts. The SBM will take leadership of the business segments by exploring all possible approaches to increase profitability and market share.  The SBM will work closely with Sales, Technical and Manufacturing departments, along with key customers, to identify industry trends and to develop programs internally so our entire organization can respond to meet evolving demands. This position will collaborate with their counterparts in the other major regions of our company.
Working from a home office preferably in the Midwest or Northeast.
What we are looking for in a Candidate:
  • Lead the development and execution of the Flexible Packaging Business Plan – including competitive profiles, market maps and strategic market approach
  • Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, material science, or chemical engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ plastic industry experience in a position demonstrating business development with a strong technical component.
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with polymers, color concentrates, or chemical additives is also desirable.
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