GM US Peroxide in Richmond, Virginia at ChemTreat

Date Posted: 1/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: CHE001869

About Us

USP Technologies is a leading provider of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and peroxygen-based, performance-driven, full-service environmental treatment programs to help purify water, wastewater, soil and air. We specialize in turn-key hydrogen peroxide solutions for municipal wastewater and drinking water treatment; sulfide odor control, refinery, gas, oil and petrochemical applications; industrial wastewater and air quality treatment; remediation; and UV-Oxidation.


The Vice-President/General Manager, US Peroxide (USP) has full P&L responsibility for the USP business, and is accountable for its performance, profitability, business planning, sales and marketing, operations, and resources.
  • Comply with Danaher’s Code of Conduct and Compliance.
  • Formulates and implements the strategic plan that guides the direction of USP.
  • Oversees the operation of USP in accordance with the direction established in the strategic plans.
  • Deliver monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue and profit growth targets.  Timely and accurate monthly sales and expense forecasts.
  • Hire, train and develop associates as outlined in the Strategic plan or as needs require in the future in order to migrate toward value/solutions competencies
  • Execute effective succession plan for key USP positions.
  • Identify and prioritize top customer segments; develop and execute Go-to-Market Strategies that will maximize our sales and share gain potential.
  • Identify product gaps and coordinate those product needs with the appropriate resources while maximizing revenue from our existing product portfolio.
  • Lead and drive innovation within organization to drive profitable growth.
  • Segment the market and penetrate new verticals as outlined in the USP strategic plans.
  • Participate in industry trade functions to keep abreast of changes and opportunities
  • Leverage the synergy among the WQ businesses and the vast portfolio of products to provide our customers with a complete and competitive solution.
  • Responsible for driving inorganic growth through M&A.
REPORTS TO:           President, ChemTreat
DIRECT REPORTS:   9 Direct Reports, Total Headcount approximately 70

Job Requirements


  • Proven track record of integrity and compliance in all business dealings
  • 8+ years in a Business, Marketing, or Commercial leadership role; including managing to revenue and margin goals, with P/L experience.
  • Extensive experience building teams and leading people.
  • Previous experience in leading an operating company a plus.
  • Experience with Water Quality products a plus
  • Strong financial acumen, able to set budgetary and profitability objectives with ability to realize these objectives while still winning share in the market
  • Strategic and tactical dimension and capabilities, can analyze the market, competitors and company strengths & weaknesses while devising winning strategies 
  • Strong track record of driving continuous improvement.



  • BS Degree in Business, Engineering, or similar discipline.
  • A Master’s Degree is a plus.

TRAVEL:   Estimated to be at 50% of the time. 

  • The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is constantly required to sit. 
  • The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. 
  • The employee is constantly using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment consists of an indoor work office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels. Travel will be approximately 35%, including international travel
External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.
Employment with ChemTreat is on an at-will basis, which means that either the employee or ChemTreat can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason), with or without notice, unless the employee and ChemTreat have entered a written agreement signed by the employee and a duly authorized representative of ChemTreat.
ChemTreat, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.