OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Leadership Development Program: Strategic Marketing

    Job Locations US-OH-Beachwood
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/13/2018 10:03 AM)
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  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    Are you ready to take your career to the next level and join a company that offers the opportunity to tackle high impact business challenges, work side-by-side with senior executives and supportive colleagues and accelerate your career development? OMNOVA Solutions’ Leadership Development Program (LDP) is an exciting, unique opportunity for ambitious and highly talented Master's/MBA graduates.


    OMNOVA Solutions is a focused polymer, specialty chemicals and functional surfaces organization with exciting market leadership positions across the globe. We have the need to acquire and grow exceptional talent to assume mid-level leadership positions as we continue to grow.


    Our Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a two year rotational program designed specifically for highly talented post-Master’s/MBA candidates who have a strong desire to stretch their abilities and enhance their leadership potential. Our LDP candidates will have the opportunity to complete (3) eight month rotations. Right from the start, the LDP puts you in the middle of strategic decision making, where you will have the ability to make significant contributions to the organization. Upon completion of the program, you will be considered for a highly impactful leadership role based upon your career interests, performance and development during your program.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    During the LDP, you will experience:

    • Developing a variety of strategic business and commercial competencies, including:
      • New business development
      • Strategy development and execution
      • New product commercialization
    • Crafting Strategic Market Opportunity Analysis
    • Supporting multiple business segments within our global organization

    Who you are...

    OMNOVA’s main objective is profitable growth, and as part of this program-you will have the opportunity to directly impact our growth strategy. We are looking for people who have true aspirations to lead these initiatives. Our Leadership Development Program will provide you the accelerated development to ‘learn by doing’ and will put you in the thick of things. OMNOVA provides a variety of experiences that provides you with breadth of experience to help accelerate your development.


    Candidates must be highly motivated, results-oriented, and possess a passion for strengthening business acumen, strategic thinking and leadership skills. Additional qualifications include:

    • Master’s in Marketing/MBA degree (or scheduled completion by June 2019) 
    • Undergraduate degree with a concentration in Business, Marketing, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field
    • A minimum of three years of relevant professional work experience 
    • Solid record of academic achievement 
    • Ability to think creatively and strategically 
    • Desire to lead, innovate and collaborate
    • Permanent work authorization in the Unites States is required

    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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