Manager, Market and Competitor Analysis

Business Analysis/Economics
KOCH CHEM TECH (Membrane/John Zink/Koch-Glitsch/KHT/KSPS/OPD/Knight)
061787 Requisition #
Koch Chemical Technology Group (KCTG) is looking to add a new Manager, Market and Competitor Analysis role to their growing team! This position will work with the Business Development team, along with the respective KCTG businesses, to develop analysis for potential investments. As well, this position will help identify potential gaps within capabilities or product/service offerings and offer alternative to fill those gaps. 

We are seeking an experienced team member with strong financial acumen who can effectively and concisely communicate key take-aways and recommend action items from large amounts of data.  
Equally important is the ability to build rapport and trust with colleagues across KCTG and Koch Industries. If you have strong market analysis skills and are looking for an opportunity to work with a growing organization, check out our open role!

KCTG is headquartered in Wichita, KS and is a holding company for a growing portfolio of industrial technologies and related services. Current KCTG core technologies include mass transfer, combustion engineering & pollution control, heat transfer, membranes and filtration, and actuation systems for robotics and automation.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes: 
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Collaborate with the respective KCTG companies to better understand and anticipate unmet needs of existing and potential customers.  Identify potential gaps in KCTG capabilities or product and service offerings and alternatives for filling such gaps.
  • Work with KCTG companies to develop and maintain a deep understanding of current and future competitors and competing technology offerings.
  • Develop market and competitor analysis in potential step-out industrial technology areas where KCTG may consider investing.  Analysis would include, but not be limited to:
    • current and future addressable market size by application and geography
    • key trends in what customers value in terms of product and service offerings
    • key regulatory or policy trends driving supply or demand
    • evaluating industry competitors in terms of who is winning and why they are winning
  • Proactively collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders.  This includes working with colleagues across both KCTG and the respective Koch companies.
  • Attend global conferences and industry events as appropriate to aid in understanding relevant market dynamics.  Network with industry leaders, experts and emerging industrial technology companies to gather and provide feedback on market trends and dynamics.
  • Reports to the KCTG Vice President of Business Development.

What You Will Need:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business 
  • 3+ years of experience developing market analysis and competitive analysis across industrial technology or engineering related businesses
  • Experience analyzing financial statements
  • Ability to travel up to 50%, both domestically and internationally
  • This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship

What Will Put You Ahead?  
  • Relevant experience with a consulting firm
  • Experience collecting and analyzing voice of customer data


Koch Chemical Technology Group, LLC (KCTG) is a diverse group of companies that provide products and services to processing industries and municipalities worldwide. KCTG is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., one of the world's largest privately owned companies headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, USA. KCTG is also headquartered in Wichita and has its European headquarters in Luxembourg. The KCTG companies have experienced rapid growth during the last twenty years through key acquisitions and a strong focus on technology, supported by world class research and development activities. This focus will continue to fuel the growth of our companies in the future. The company currently employs more than 4,000 highly skilled and motivated employees in 20 countries around the world.

A brief description of each KCTG company follows:

Koch-Glitsch, LP and its affiliates are global leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of mass transfer and mist elimination equipment. The company's products are found in virtually every refinery and chemical plant in the world.

John Zink Company, LLC and its affiliates are global leaders in the design, manufacture and service of low emission process burners, boiler burners, duct burners, flare systems, flare gas recovery systems, thermal oxidizer systems, and vapor control systems for truck/ship loading terminals.

Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. and its affiliates are world leaders in the development, manufacture and sale of membrane-based water purification equipment. These membrane products are used in the purification of drinking water, removal of salt from brackish water and sea water, and in a diverse range of industrial filtration applications.

Koch Heat Transfer Company, LP and its affiliates design and manufacture a wide range of hairpin and shell and tube heat exchangers used in processing industries worldwide.

Koch Knight, LLC is a leader in the design, fabrication and construction of brick lined towers and vessels used in a variety of applications in the chemical and mining industries.

Optimized Process Designs, LLC is a US based company that specializes in the design and construction of natural gas treating and processing facilities that are used to process natural gas to pipeline quality specifications.

Genesis Robotics is positioned to disrupt the global robotics industry. Our core patented product is a high-torque direct drive robotic actuator - the LiveDrive™. The LiveDrive™, along with a growing portfolio of other motion technologies, will power world's fastest, safest, and most versatile robots.

More information on each company can be found on line at

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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