September 17, 2016

Global Marketing Leader-Hardcoat

Momentive Performance Materials USA LLC - Waterford, NY

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Job Description

Based in Waterford, New York, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones, quartz and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of innovation and being first to market with performance applications that improve everyday life. Our solutions are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living and we work closely with some of the biggest brands in B2B and consumer worlds, covering a broad range of markets - from aerospace and automotive, to building and construction, personal care, and electronics.

Momentive materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Momentive, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Momentive, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

Company Distinction
This exciting opportunity is part of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

Position Overview
The Global Marketing Leader Hardcoat , will be responsible for driving the Growth & Execution Strategy for the Hardcoat Business into Emerging & New Spaces aka New Markets & Applications. This role will also serve as the point person on business development activities including mergers & acquisitions.

The position will require rigorous application of Strategic Marketing concepts to Identify and Develop new market spaces in collaboration with Regional Segment Leaders and the Technology organization. Furthermore the position will also lead the SilFORT brand proliferation and renew the Marketing communication strategy for the business, both on line & in print and trade shows.

This role will also be responsible for ensuring Pipeline development & execution for sustainable double digit growth rate in the selected new market and application spaces.

To be successful, this role will need to work closely with other peers on the Coatings & hardcoat Leadership Team including the Regional Segment Leaders , the Global Product Manager, and the Global Technology Director to ensure that all plans and strategies are aligned. This position will report directly to the Global Segment Leader of the Hardcoat Business.

Job Responsibilities
Ensuring that Global program focus is maintained and drive execution thru strict milestone management, while working with the regional teams

Actively manage the Pipeline for New product and Application ideas, while identifying weak signals and spotting opportunities early on in line with Long term Business Strategy.

Leading short and long term strategies development and execution for each market in conjunction with sales, technology, and product management

Consolidating regional or customer based requests into market based needs and vetting new product developments to ensure that Momentive is creating sustainable market based materials for the future

Developing and executing on a Marketing communication strategy for Existing segments and new market penetration

Extensive Global travel to customers, distributors and industry

Prefer 7 years of Marketing / Business Development experience.
Strong Technical Background.
Experience of Coatings space will be an advantage

Minimum Qualifications
B.S. Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field. MBA preferred.
Strong background in Strategic Marketing Concepts and proven ability to develop new business opportunities/incubate new opportunities.
Self-directed leader with an ability to think startegically as well as work independently in the market

Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of Coatings market trends and technologies
Fluency in English.
High-energy, self-motivated personality driven to succeed
Ability to work in a Matrixed organization with a Global team, to influence and drive new ideas/changes


We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

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