Commercial Development Professional (Early Career)

at Chemours in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking a Commercial Development Professional to join the Chemours Commercial Development Program (CDP) team! This position will report directly to a CDP Rotation Sponsor .

The Chemours Commercial Development Professional is a highly visible, key role within the Company and the Sales, Marketing, Commercial Operations, and Procurement functions across Advanced Performance Materials, Thermal and Specialized Solutions, and Titanium Technologies businesses. The successful candidate will acquire on-the-job business experience through a variety of rotational assignments and learning events while collaborating with business leaders to execute business strategy. The successful candidate will experience 2 to 3 rotations that each last ~12 – 18 months. The CDP program targets early-career candidates who are looking to quickly gain commercial acumen and build a strong path towards future commercial roles. The first rotation will be in APM North America’s marketing team.

The responsibilities of various rotations may include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Channel sales account management including opportunity management, lead management, and meeting sales growth objectives.

+ Support Global Product Managers with product portfolio life cycle analysis, product line profitability, SKU optimization, and short-term supply chain analysis

+ Conduct marketing processes such as customer segmentation, value propositions, case studies, and marketing plans

+ Conduct in-depth industry assessments and research market dynamics, customer needs, competitor activity, and product performance/adoption to synthesize findings and make recommendations

+ Research marketplace trends, customer needs, competitor activity, and product performance / adoption to synthesize findings and make recommendations

+ Identify and evaluate new market development opportunities for management through market research and analysis

+ Participate in New Product Development (NPD) process, lead opportunity assessments for new products and providing overall strategic market direction.

+ Coordinating with Marketing Communications to create new sales and marketing collateral

+ Building procurement category strategies involving business requirements, market, and competitor analysis as well as supplier assessments

+ Participate and/or lead supplier negotiations culminating in supply contract execution

+ Develop and maintain relationships with key internal customers to identify emerging needs and business challenges

The following is required for this role:

+ Bachelor’s degree or higher in technical or business discipline

+ 2 – 6 years Chemical Industry experience in any function (technical, production, business, etc).

+ Ability to travel on occasion (up to 25%)

The following is preferred for this role:

+ Interest in future commercial role

+ High motivation and self-awareness

+ Analytical capability

+ Results-driven with strong communication skills

+ Experience with SFDC


Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® .

Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting (

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.

A new company. A new purpose. A new commitment to customers and chemistry. We are Chemours. And even more exciting is how our employees are committed to be catalysts for better. The word “ours” is in our name intentionally. It is about our employees, our customers and our world. Our values are simple: We seek to put our customers first always. We encourage creativity and simplicity. We give you the ability to operate with the innovation and enthusiasm of an entrepreneur. We are obsessed with making our world safe and we do this all with unshakable integrity – doing what is right. See chemistry in a different way at Chemours.


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Job Posting: JC236758849

Posted On: Mar 22, 2023

Updated On: Apr 20, 2023

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