Account Manager - Lithography Specialist

Posted 16 Feb 2019

California - all, California - United States

Req Id 183160



A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


 Your role: Your key responsibility is the relationship management for several of our top US Semiconductor accounts. In this role, you will manage all interfaces (QA, Technical Service, Product Management, Supply Chain) for the customer and internally to meet customer satisfaction with a deep understanding of the technical details involved in semiconductor manufacturing.


You will develop customer strategies to grow revenues in line with the business line overall targets. You also have to understand your customer and identify needs to create new business opportunities. You will strive to meet financial and profitability goals. Other aspects of your account manager function include precise forecasting, price negotiations, project management as well as timely & efficient reporting to ensure best support to the customer.


Moreover, it is vital to stay on top of market and technology development to support adjustments of business strategies and new solution developments.


Who you are:

  • This is a field based role that can be based in California, Texas, Arizona, Oregon or Chicago, IL.
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Physics or Electronic Engineering or related background.
  • You have 5+ years work experience in the Semiconductor Industry preferably as an Account Manager.
  • You’re a strong communicator with excellent organizational skills, flexibility, self-motivation and the ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • You are fluent in English. German, French or Italian would be a plus.
  • You are open to travel within North America and abroad (> 40% of your time)·



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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