Business Manager – Sylvite Industrial Chemicals (SIC)
Sylvite
Burlington, ON
24d ago

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Functions / Key Focus Areas

  • Analytical. You must be capable of doing your own research and analysis using Sylvite’s data operating systems, including defining KPIs and working with whomever you need to build KPI dashboards.
  • Plan, develop and implement innovative business plans, organization policies, and goals that drive short-term profitability and long-
  • term growth by providing value-added customer service and product differentiation.

  • Develop and maintain a rapport with key customers and distributors to understand customer needs, ensure satisfaction with our service and repair approach, and provide feedback to the worldwide organization.
  • Keep abreast of competitive activity to understand and enhance the business unit’s position in the market place.
  • Establish a results oriented management style that measures and evaluates individual performance against clearly defined accountable competencies, responsibilities and objectives.
  • Attract, develop, and retain talent within the business unit to ensure the competency level of all employees is sufficient to be fully effective in their roles.
  • Coordinate with Sylvite’s functional teams in the business to ensure cross-functional and cross geographic cooperation.
  • Direct and coordinate the promotion of industrial products to develop new markets, increase market share, and obtain competitive market position through thinking strategically, demonstrating entrepreneurialism, experimenting, and dealing effectively with a changing business climate.
  • Actively participate in creating a safe and positive work environment for all employees by ensuring employees are properly trained, safety requirements are effectively communicated, and safety hazards are identified and corrected.
  • Instill a sense of urgency to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and on budget.
  • Support company continual improvement initiatives.
  • Business Pursuit

  • Serve as a leader and catalyst for the business in identifying areas for improvement and revenue generation to achieve increased operational efficiencies and productivity.
  • Support front-end business development activities including operations, planning, customer visits, presentations and proposal development.
  • Collaborate extensively with external customers and distributors across Sylvite to grow the industrial chemicals business.
  • Competitive Analysis

  • Oversee competitor programs to ensure SIC is effectively positioned to compete and win in the marketplace.
  • Create data driven presentations that illustrate Sylvite competitive differentiators.
  • Stay abreast of market and business trends impacting the industrial chemicals business.
  • Network with counterparts at other Sylvite businesses to understand best practices and integrate this knowledge gained into work practices.
  • Anticipate and react to major changes to ensure market competitiveness.
  • Cultural Influence
  • Foster an environment that values creatively solving problems and delivering results.
  • Instill a sense of urgency to ensure that all activities are completed on schedule and budget.
  • Act as a disruptive stimulator to the rest of the business by questioning the status quo and providing strategic foresight to fuel the company's competitive edge going forward.
  • Act with a high sense of trust and integrity
  • Cultural Influence

  • Foster an environment that values creatively solving problems and delivering results.
  • Instill a sense of urgency to ensure that all activities are completed on schedule and budget.
  • Act as a disruptive stimulator to the rest of the business by questioning the status quo and providing strategic foresight to fuel the company's competitive edge going forward.
  • Act with a high sense of trust and integrity.
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