Lead Engineer, Market Development Technical Marketing



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Market Development Technical Marketing AMR (Non-Automotive)


Houston,  Texas, Bay St Louis, Burkville, Columbus, Exton, Mt Vernon, Ottawa, Pittsfield, Selkirk, Sugarland, Washington, Wixom, or Remote

NY/DC Salary Range:

$114,749 - $149,938



Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.


It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our benefits here at SABIC, please visit: www.yoursabicbenefits.com 


Job Summary


Drive application market development strategy and customer technical activities for the engineering thermoplastics (ETP) building & construction, consumer durables, electronic goods including providing support to segments like healthcare & hygiene and energy transition.

Using common processes and decision criteria to execute on SABIC Petrochemicals strategic priorities, resulting in developing of key customers in the NAM Region.

Identify new applications and platforms within the commodities and ETP segments, and assist new product development to increase SABIC’s market share.

Understand market, application needs and developments as well as build strong relationships at key OEM’s, molders and system suppliers.

Develop differentiated & high added value (HAV) programs, technical support, and market implementation of new application and product solutions to enhance business growth.

Role requires integration and multidisciplinary project-based collaboration between Innovation & Technology, Sales and Business Unit.

Collaborate interdependently and align with global MDTM peers to prioritize and optimize global resource utilization and define/execute common business processes and objectives.

Provide timely and quality technical services to ETP customers in the region to achieve & to ensure high level of customer satisfaction. Secure optimal technical support to customers and sales offices including technical complaint handling.

Technical account management for broad range of customers and products.

Identify and initiate new leads and drive them to sustainable sales.


How You Can Be the Impact


  • Develop new customers by introducing and promoting SABIC existing and new products with technical know-how.

  • Coordinate and conduct design review and tooling reviews through to trials and testing to evaluate new and existing products; consolidate feedback and result.

  • Acquire first-hand knowledge on new trends in products and technology by maintaining close relationship with customers

  • Provide tech support to customers (technical advice, complaint handling, training, etc.)

  • Formulate required product portfolio changes to meet current market trends / demands.

  • Analyze & consolidate technical market trends & opportunities & feedback to BU and sales organization. 


What Matters to SABIC


  • Bachelors/Advanced in Engineering/Science Degree preferred

  • Ideal candidate would have 9-15 years of industry experience working in injection molding preferably at a OEM

  • Understanding of product qualifications, engineering approvals, medical device and/or pharmaceutical validation and other related technical specifications and regulatory requirements

  • Working knowledge of statistical concepts and tools

  • Demonstrated high degree of ownership and accountability

  • Ability to work across customer base (OEM’s, Molders, Development teams, etc.)

  • Proficiency with using CRM systems to track opportunities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including technical writing

  • Proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Mechanical aptitude and comfortable with being on the shop floor to troubleshoot IM machines, processing, tooling and design issues

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Fluent English

  • Travel required 25-50%


Physical Requirements: N/A       


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.

  • You must be 18 years or older

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work (e.g. Monday – Friday) during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.


Nearest Major Market: Houston