Product Manager

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Company: Nexeo Plastics

The Woodlands, Texas (US-TX) United States (US) 


Nexeo Plastics is a leading global thermoplastic resins distributor, representing quality products from world-class suppliers, and serving a diverse customer base across North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia.  From material selection to supply chain and inventory solutions, we go beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including automotive, healthcare, packaging, wire and cable, 3D printing and more.  Our people, our passion, our global reach, and our technology platform allow us to create unique ways to reduce complexity in your business, identify efficiencies, and unlock value for suppliers and customers.  Nexeo Plastics facilities are ISO 9001 certified. We diligently observe a commitment to quality in all of our practices and adhere to a defined quality policy.




As a Product Manager with Nexeo Plastics, you will be responsible for pricing and inventory planning of our in house, generic brand, HIVAL™ polypropylene.  This encompasses ensuring appropriate and ratable supply to support this product line, and effectively managing price to meet volume growth and margin goals.  Duties entail approving and negotiating cost with suppliers, managing the Nexeo List Price (neXprice), Nexeo Customer Specific Price (CSP), Spot Prices, and approving Credits/Debits.  Responsibility also includes product management activities such as target pipeline tracking, forecasting, and inventory collaboration with Network Planning. Other duties include staying current on market activity through a variety of resources, presentation of your product line performance to senior management, and engaging with the sales team to provide product guidance and capture customer feedback. 


To maximize volume growth and overall profitability, you will utilize analytics to review and propose changes to product cost, price supports, freight charges and true customer price. Product cost analysis includes accuracy of special contract pricing and optimization of the buy strategy. You will also be responsible for identifying trends and working with peer departments to resolve issues at the source.




  • Bachelor of Business Administration or related field.
  • 5 years related industry experience.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong financial business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships with suppliers. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience in Business Warehouse and SAP is desirable.  
  • Ability to manage time, organize and set priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • International trade experience is a plus.
  • Authorized to work in the US.

Nexeo Plastics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  Additionally, Nexeo Plastics participates in the E-Verify program to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.


Nearest Major Market: Houston