Technical Manager – Decatur, IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.comTechnical Manager ? Decatur, IL ADM Evolution Chemicals This is a full time, exempt position
key role as Technical Manager for the Evolution Chemicals team. o
Interface with ADM colleagues to manage new product development programs and coordinate existing product applications support.o
Assist Marketing in developing
value propositions for new and existing products by providing the appropriate technical data.o
Manage product technical support efforts for the ADM Evolution Chemicals product portfolio.o
Interface with customer product development and regulatory personnel.
Represent ADM on relevant industry related boards or associations per business group.
Partner with the business group to define, balance, & optimize needed ADM product development resourcesEducation/Training? Bachelor?s degree in technical field with 10+ yrs experience in technical service is required.
Advanced degree is a plus.
Preferred candidate will have R&D, tech service and/or technical sales experience with a similar product portfolio Special SkillsOutstanding communication skills and ability to manage product development and technical sales support working closely with a team comprised of commercial, production and R&D colleagues.
Working ConditionsOffice and
laboratory environment ? High level of customer interface ? Approximately 25% travel expectedRelocation assistance is available with this position.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.