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Specialist Marketing

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 20626

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description


Grace is seeking a Marketing Analyst to join our Marketing team as part of our Specialty Catalyst business! This role reports to the Director of Product Management and will be located at our corporate headquarters in Columbia, MD. This is a hybrid schedule including Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in-office and Tuesdays and Fridays flexible days to be in-office OR remote. 

The Marketing Analyst will perform research and gather data to ensure that the Product Management team has the information and data needed to make informed and educated decisions. The Marketing Analyst will support the standardization of processes and systems to maintain a disciplined approach globally.


Provide global operational support to Product Management, manage product management related data and analytics

  • Track, analyze, and assess key metrics to help maximize the operational efficiency and profitability of the product portfolio, gross margin, mix and optimization
  • Maintain and regularly update the product management related profitability tracking tools and own the margin velocity tool
  • Use appropriate strategic marketing tools, financial analysis and technical tools to assist in solving portfolio challenges
  • Provide cost and margin analysis support for capital investment justifications


Maintain accurate product portfolio information and data

  • Initiate management of change’s (MOC's) and complete the material information forms (MIF)
  • Maintain relevant material master fields of each SKU up to date.  Run, analyze and assess the SAP SKU data reports and help develop the implementation plan
  • Create, ensure consistency, maintain and internally publish product Information Sheets ("PIs")
  • Be one of two subject matter experts and global administrators of the Product Information Sheets Application (PISA) software


Assist Product Managers in product management related issues

  • With reporting, developing, and maintaining process documents 
  • With participating in projects to perform data analysis and key metrics setting and cost containment initiatives on special customer requests or freight
  • With facilitating global programs implementation. Act as Product Management liaison for Enablon, LIMS, Data Integrity & Governance, SAP & general IT initiatives
  • With following up on customer inquiries, product stewardship, and quality-related inquiries


Work collaboratively with colleagues to strengthen the architecture of the aggregate Specialty Catalyst dataset – Insights, Salesforce, Demand Plan and Growth Plan. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree,  Business/Commerce preferred
  • 2 years of experience in data analytics
  • Experience using data visualization tools 
  • Ability to create reports and presentations for presentation
  • Strong organizational, analytical and rationalization skills for analyzing complex financial and business data

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s in business administration
  • Programming experience



  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability 
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace 
  • Retirement Plans  
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Company Donation Match Program



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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