New Product Manager Glass Technologies

Rex Materials Group

Buffalo, NY


Job Requirements

Why work for us?

Alkegen brings together two of the world’s leading specialty materials companies to create one new, innovation-driven leader focused on battery technologies, filtration media, and specialty insulation and sealing materials. Through global reach and breakthrough inventions, we’re delivering products that enable the world to breathe easier, live greener, and go further than ever before.

With over 60 manufacturing facilities with a global workforce of over 9,000 of the industry’s most experienced talent, including insulation and filtration experts, Alkegen is uniquely positioned to help customers impact the environment in meaningful ways.

Alkegen offers a range of dynamic career opportunities with globe-spanning reach. From production operators to engineers, technicians to specialists, sales to leadership, we’re always looking for top talent ready to bring their best. Come grow with us!

Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Global Growth Leader to facilitate new product platforms to market/customers
  • Responsible for working closely with the commercial sales Team to develop growth platforms utilizing VOC and VOM interviews/data
  • Gather and organize input from the VOM and VOC to suggest technologies and NBD opportunities
  • Generate product /technology platform literature to assist sales team and commercial communication
  • Work closely with cross functional teams in operations, R&D, applications engineering, sales, marketing and finance to assist with technology/product transfer
  • Ability to assist and document machine trial activity, or equipment testing
  • Lead projects/programs associated with growth initiatives
  • Provide technical support to sales/customers
  • Actively run new business opportunity reviews utilizing the IDRR process and Stage Gate
  • Manage and report program/project management updates utilizing tools provided, including not limited to MS Project management, Power Point, Spreadsheets, etc.
  • Participate/lead in Continuous Improvement activities and special projects
  • Attend Trade Shows, Conferences, and Committees related to strategic markets
  • Ability to travel up to 15-20%

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role
  • Ability to solve complex problems working with teams to find effective solutions
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Science/ technology degree or higher, additional education in business beneficial
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with startup energy – engine to drive projects from the ground up
  • Customer facing commercial experience
  • Business and finance aptitude
  • Ability to speak a second language would be beneficial, especially Chinese

If you are interested in being part of a world class team here at Alkegen then we would love to hear from you.

At Alkegen, we strive every day to help people – ALL PEOPLE – breathe easier, live greener and go further than ever before. We believe that diversity and inclusion is central to this mission and to our impact. Our diverse and inclusive culture drives our growth & innovation and we nurture it by actively embracing our differences and using our varied perspectives to solve the complex challenges facing our changing and diverse world.

Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, nation of origin, religion, color, gender identity and expression, age, disability, education, opinions, culture, languages spoken, veteran’s status, or any other protected class.

Salary $79,000. - $120,000.

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