Montgomery County Careers – Houghton International

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Houghton logoHeadquartered in Valley Forge, Houghton International is the world leader in industrial fluids, providing both high-tech metalworking and hydraulic fluid products and fluid management services almost since oil was discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania in 1859. Today, as it continues to expand its global presence, product ingenuity, and service expertise, Houghton is still guided by the goals of its founders: to be the most successful and respected industrial specialty chemical company in the world.

Global Commercial Finance Analyst

Houghton has historically managed the company on a geographic basis – by country and region – and has adequate systems for financial reporting on this basis. As the industries it serves become more global, it is beginning to organize certain commercial functions on a global basis.

Houghton’s traditional data analysis processes on a geographic basis and on a consolidated level will not support these new roles. Houghton is just entering the discovery process on a new Business Intelligence tool to house all commercial transactions. This tool will allow Houghton to do reporting and analysis by industry, product, channel, and customer on a global basis.

The analyst role will be to issue the reports, do ad hoc analysis to understand business issues, and to support any needs of the Global Industry Leaders.

Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in business, math, finance, economics, or engineering. He/she should have experience working with large databases. The person should be an Excel and Access expert.

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Director of Product Safety

This position will serve as the company’s in-house toxicology expert and is responsible for developing and directing the Hazard Communication Program for Houghton International, including classification of hazardous chemicals and the development of product safety data sheets and product hazard labels. He/she is also responsible for establishing testing strategies for both raw materials and finished goods.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline, including Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Toxicology, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Health and Safety, Chemistry, Biology, or appropriate science-related field. The person should have direct work experience in the toxicology and hazard communications discipline with a minimum of five years working as a business level or global level hazard communications expert.

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Customer Service Representative

This position will provide fast and accurate processing of customer orders, inquiries, and complaints in an inbound call center environment. He/she will communicate product knowledge across disciplines to ensure timely customer response. The person will also obtain required approvals for changes to customer-specific information and special-order accommodations.

The ideal candidate will possess a degree and at least two years of manufacturing experience. Basic knowledge of order entry processes and procedures is required. JD Edwards experience is a plus.

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