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Account Manager Job


Home Based, Home, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Sales
Posting Date:  Sep 14, 2022

Account Manager for the North America segments of Amines, Sulfonyls and Thioglycolics.  This role reports to the NA Business Manager and takes strategic direction from the Global Business Managers based in Colombes, France.  The position has frequent interactions with many stakeholders including external customers, regional VP of Thiochemicals, Finance, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Marketing, R&D and Corporate groups (i.e. Legal, Product Safety, etc.).


This role is responsible for managing all sales activities with customers for the mentioned market segments.  Experience with channel partners and distribution management is a key for success.  The candidate should have experience with managing all parts of the sales cycle.  Pricing strategy, market intelligence, sales strategy, contract negotiation, monthly forecasts, annual budget preparation are all essential components of this role.   Marketing aspects include support for external communications, promotional activities, and industry conference participation. 


Preferred background is 5 to 7 years’ experience in the chemical industry in technical, sales or marketing roles.  Experience with distributor and channel partner management.  Knowledge of applications and manufacturing segments where these products can be used such as coatings, agrochemicals, oil and gas, chemical manufacturing, electronics, mining.  The candidate should have strong analytical and problem solving skills, solid proficiency with MS Office, Salesforce and ability to quickly learn new platforms.  They should be an effective communicator and have an ability to influence a matrix organization.




Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €9.5 billion ($10.6 billion) in 2021, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.


The diversity of its employees is an asset that the Arkema group wants to preserve. Its non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, salary levels and career management. The Arkema group is committed to ensuring diversity among its employees.


Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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