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Global Technology Senior Director

Company: 2350-The Chemours Company FC, LLC
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you tojoin 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 Global Technology Senior Director to join our growing Thermal and Specialized Solutions (TSS) team! This position will report directly to the Business Unit President of TSS at our Discovery Hub or Wilmington location. Occasional travel will be necessary.

The Thermal & Specialized Solutions (TSS) business is a vital part of solving the world's most challenging problems---creating a better, more capable future for all. As a Technology Director you will develop and execute on the strategy to drive our platforms for growth from a R&D perspective. The work of your team is key in developing the next generation refrigerants and you work hand in hand with the regional commercial organizations to meet customer needs.

You will support the manufacturing sites across Chemours with a specialized engineering team in niche knowledge areas and the TSS sites specific with manufacturing technology to increase OEE against competitive cost levels. Also, Technical Service and the Core laboratory services are part of the technology team. You have a team of 8 direct reports and an indirect organization of approximately 135 employees across the globe but mainly in the US in the Discovery Hub (Newark), Wilmington and the Plant sites in Texas.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead a cross-functional technical organization that provides technical support to customers, supports our manufacturing sites around the world, and leads product innovation for the F-Gas / refrigerant industry
  • Develop the technology innovation strategy aligned with the mega trends impacting the target markets segments
  • Execute the technology strategy to achieve the business growth for the three horizons of innovation
  • Build, develop, and retail an empowered and innovative organization that responds with agility to the market and regulatory needs through product innovation and operational excellence
  • Provide strategic technical direction and support to the Government Affairs, Regulatory, and Advocacy teams in support to business priorities
  • Set direction to the Manufacturing Technology organization to deliver the technology and process capability needed to operate, maintain, and improve a safe and cost-effective manufacturing operation
  • Provide strategic direction together with Operations for capacity growth in support of business objectives
  • Ensure adequate PSM processes and mechanisms are in place for Technology in all manufacturing sites to achieve the EHS goals for the business
  • Lead the business sustainability leadership team to reduce the footprint of our products, minimize manufacturing waste & emissions, and achieve net neutrality by 2050
  • Mobilizes the technical team to provide industry leadership in technical committees, Codes & Standards working groups, and other forums relevant in the industry
  • Participates as a member of the Chemours Technology Council to implement digital and technical platforms to catalyze innovation and institutional knowledge
  • Ensure adequate resourcing and deployment of technical experts thru leading the Chemours Engineering Technology team to support critical projects for all businesses in the company

    The following is required for this role:
    • Master's degree in Science or Engineering
    • Minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in (strategic) technology leadership roles
    • Proven track record in product innovation and/or product development
    • Experience in team leadership and people development in a growth environment
    • Ability to travel occasionally
    • Experience interacting with customers and partners
    • Experience in financial or business analysis
    • Experience with identifying strategic partnerships

      Key leadership behaviors to be successful in this role:
      • You have the ability to drive innovation, challenge your team and the business to take risks in order to win in the marketplace and stay ahead of our competition
      • You are a great people leader, developing talent, providing people opportunities in order to grow their (leadership) competencies.
      • You're courageous and are comfortable with taking tough decisions and managing ambiguous situations.
      • You're a team player and highly collaborative with your team, across the TSS business and external with partners and customers.


        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

        In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we're operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

        Pay Range (in local currency):
        $194,746.00 - $304,290.00

        Chemours Level:

        Annual Bonus Target:

        Annual Stock Amount
        100,000.00 USD

        The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only andnot a guarantee oftotal compensation. Factorsconsidered in extending a compensation offer include (but are notlimitedto) responsibilities of the job,experience, knowledge, skills,and abilities, as wellas internal equity, andalignment with marketdata. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

        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."

Keywords: 2350-The Chemours Company FC, LLC, Newark , Global Technology Senior Director, IT / Software / Systems , Newark, Delaware

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