Solution Architect – Industrial Process & Water

SUEZ - Water Technologies & Solutions
September 16, 2020
Feasterville-Trevose, PA
Job Type


WE'RE LOOKING FOR Solution Architect - Industrial Process & Water

Employment type Regular / Permanent
4636 Somerton Road
Trevose, PENNSYLVANIA, 19053-6742
United States

Who we are?

With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances.
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere. For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the Resource Revolution!

Who are we looking for?


* B.S. in an engineering/science discipline or related technical experience

* Minimum 15 years of relevant sales, product management or marketing experience

* Minimum 5 years of water treatment experience

* Demonstrated ability to create a vision, a strategy around this vision and drive a plan to execute

* Strong process and project management skills with ability to drive projects and meet deadlines

* Proven success in developing and leveraging cross-functional and cross-business relationships

* Strong analytical and computer skills.

* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

* Based in any Major SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions offices.

* Current and valid driver license and passport


* Experience directly managing a product line

* Experience working with diverse, global teams

* Commercial experience in a product/services chemical business


* Global customer and competition experience around chemical treatment products

* Multi-lingual skills

What will you be doing?


With 10,000 people, on five continents, and approx. €3B in revenue annually SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions (WTS) is a world leader in smart sustainable resource management. As a strategic business partner, WTS offers the most comprehensive set of chemical and equipment solutions and services available, helping our customers manage and optimize their water resources and process challenges across industries and municipalities.

It is our goal to enable our customers to meet increasing water demands and population needs, overcome scarcity challenges, enhance their environmental stewardship and comply with regulatory requirements.

SUEZ WTS provides the advanced technologies that enable customers to leverage big data across the industrial internet to drive efficiency and promote collaboration. We partner with our customers to help them reduce costs and prepare for the evolving demands of their industry.

For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now.

Job Description: Solution Architect - Industrial Process and Process Water

Solution Architects create, manage and integrate voice of the customer, field experiences, and technology input to formulate solutions for the industrial process and process water applications in steel, power, mining, and food and beverage industry segments focusing on solving our customers most difficult water treatment problems now and in the future.

The industrial process and process water solution architect should have an educational background in technology and business skills such as communication and managerial skills, with the focus on delivering creative technical and innovative solutions at the direction of the regional commercial organizations for how solutions will affect business outcomes.

The industrial process and process water solution architect is directly responsible for the new product development pipeline from ideation to commercialization deliver improved growth and profitability of the boiler and cooling water product lines.

The solution architect is responsible for the development of the product roadmap to accelerate growth. Product development will include short and long-range growth and competitive strategies for the product line on a global basis. The solution architect will be responsible for leading a cross functional team of engineers, commercial and sourcing operations personnel to help in the execution of product development and strategic project cost out.

  • Oversee the total product life cycle for the industrial process and process water product lines utilizing a multi-generational product plan, interacting with technology, supply chain, sourcing, commercial, regional engineering and product applications to drive product platform penetration and market expansion.
  • Lead and manage the product applications team to develop and execute launch plans to bring new product introductions to the market.
  • Develop the product applications team to manage project development and DMP cost out using the best design principles.
  • The successful solution architect needs the courage to make tough decisions on product development, cost out and rationalization
  • Work closely with supply chain, the regional engineering organizations, and technology to eliminate low use or high cost products, consolidate product line offering, and eliminate marginal use raw materials and substitute lower cost raw materials.
  • Directly own the portfolio and pipeline of NPIs and champion the NPI process and initiatives to get product and ideas quickly into the market place. The product manager should own, direct, and review NPI processes with technology and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with commercial and product operations team to develop pricing/costing tools, cost to treat standards and execution of product line pricing policy.
  • Stay closely connected with technology, commercial, and product applications to maintain a deep knowledge of current developments in the product line. In addition, the product manager should identify opportunities for new market growth and penetration leveraging the synergies that exist between the SUEZ WTS Engineered Systems (ES) business.
  • The solution architect should evolve the product line related to the strategic markets as outlined in the business strategic plan titled MTP and coordinate closely with the WTS ES business.
  • Develop concepts for new products by analyzing internal and external customer feedback, market research, emerging technology, and competitive trends.
  • Track material cost, revenue, and fulfillment and standard margin rates by product, product family, market segment and by pole working closely with product operations.
  • Provide support and direction for the creation of sales tools, launch materials and collaterals, working together with the marketing communications team.
  • Work closely to align remote monitoring and diagnostics into the product portfolio to add value to the customer and increase profitability for the respective cooling product line.

Compensation: Annual 0.00 - 0.00 USD
Is relocation for this position offered: Yes
Number of Job Openings: 1
Company Grade/Band: Senior Professional
SUEZ's Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.
WTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Suez WTS is NOT accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of Suez WTS in any fashion without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Suez WTS. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired by Suez WTS based upon an unsolicited referral.


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