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WHAT WE OFFER
Covestro is seeking to hire a Market Development Manager for our NAFTA Region Electric Vehicle Battery Packaging group. This position will be based at our US Headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA. This role requires a combination of responsibilities as a Market Development Manager and Project Manager for EVBP (Electric Vehicle Battery Packaging) activities in the NAFTA region. As a Market Development Manager this position is responsible for developing and nurturing relationships with new and emerging EVBP industry stakeholders, including, but not limited to, new EV entrants and legacy automotive Tiers and OEMs in the NAFTA region.
Developing and nurturing relationships with new and emerging EVBP industry stakeholders, including but not limited to new EV entrants and legacy automotive Tiers and OEMs in the NAFTA region
As an Project Manager you are responsible for overseeing all aspects of EV Battery Packaging projects and managing the relationship with selected accounts in coordination with other internal groups
As a member of our global EVBP team, you will support the implementation of our regional EVBP strategy, setting priorities accordingly and aligning with colleagues and managers as needed Requires hands-on planning and project management, the ability to track deliverables, identify opportunities for improvement and communicate effectively across functional groups and regions Manage customer expectations, maintain ongoing customer satisfaction and identify trends in customer needs, technology development and propose a course of action to internal stakeholders
Work with Applications Development to establish close technical cooperation with customers; protect Covestro IP, raise requests for Product Development based on customer/market needs, support advocacy efforts, support product launches
Identify and coordinate with technology partners, services providers and vendors that can help us achieve our technical and business goals
WHAT YOU OFFER
Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent, with eight (8) year’s relevant experience in account management, business development, or technical expertise in Electric Vehicles
Project management experience coordinating multiple tasks and lead global teams with limited time and resources in complex environments
Technical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (Chemical Engineering, Materials/Polymer Science, etc.)
A technical background with relevance to the plastics or automotive industry, especially to electro-mobility is desirable
Essential Knowledge and Skills:
Strong networking skills
Willing to travel up to 50% of working time
Foreign language and multi-cultural skills are a plus
YOUR APPLICATION Are you curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you exciting career opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application including a cover letter, your resume, certificates as well as your salary expectations and your notice period. Become part of our Team - apply now!
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