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Supplier Development Manager

Company: Univar Solutions
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

We value passion, energy, and enthusiasm to ignite transformation in our industry.Start your career journey with ChemPoint! -Be part of our team that is transforming the chemical, ingredient, and industrial finished products industry. - -The essential function of a Supplier Development Manager is to advance ChemPoint's strategic supplier partnerships. This is done by developing product line opportunities and identifying activities to expand business.A DAY IN YOUR NEW CAREER:

  • Increase ChemPoint's visibility and presence with supplier partners and target organizations to establish ChemPoint as a preferred strategic distribution partner. -
  • Build a partnership plan to execute measurable goals around growing the business.
  • You will build and maintain an opportunity pipeline and work closely with Marketing, Sales, and the Executive team to move suppliers through the pipeline
  • Lead supplier interactions to advance strategic alliances, attain new business, and leverage relationships to expand partnerships into new product lines, geographies and customer segments. -
  • Stay abreast of industry & global trends, exhibiting versatility in developing and maintaining business relationships, and clearly and succinctly conveying ideas and concepts via all modes of communication. -DESIRED BACKGROUND AND SKILLS:
    • Four-year college degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, marketing, business or other related discipline. -
    • Experience in strategic marketing, management and direct sales, preferably as a Market Analyst, or 7+ years equivalent experience.
    • Frequent travel for this role.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong telephone skills, active listening skills, consultative selling skills, problem-solving and negotiation skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including experience using business tools like GoToMeeting, and PowerPoint to aid in supplier presentations.
    • Proactive, positive team player who is adaptable, flexible, and willing to take on new challenges and risks on a continual basis.We are ChemPoint. -We are fanatical about every customer and supplier interaction and dedicated to reaching customers and delivering actionable insights to enable producer success. - We're the leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals. -ChemPoint represents over 70 suppliers and 220 product lines in North America, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. -ChemPoint supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe! -We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. -Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges and respects the unique experiences, perspectives, and expertise of every employee. -Through our dedicated Employee Resource Networks, we provide the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry while making a difference in our communities. -ChemPoint is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification -#LI-RS1

Keywords: Univar Solutions, Downers Grove , Supplier Development Manager, Executive , Downers Grove, Illinois

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