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Marketing Development & Technical Support, North America

JOB TITLE: MDTS Engineer – LLDPE

LOCATION: Houston, TX, US

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Drive market development strategy and customer technical activities for the Flex Pack Industry using common processes and decision criteria to execute on SABIC Petrochemicals strategic priorities, resulting in the develop of key customers in the North America Region. Identify new applications within the Flexible Packaging industry, and assist new product development to Increase SABIC’s market share. Support SABIC GCGV pre-marketing efforts understanding market, application needs and developments as well as building strong relationships at key OEM’s, customers and system suppliers. Development of differentiated & HAV product portfolio, technical service, and market implementation of new application and product solutions to enhance business growth, i.e. Cohere, Supeer. Role requires integration and multidisciplinary project-based collaboration between Technology, Sales and Business Management.  Collaborate interdependently and align with global MDTS peers to prioritize and optimize global resource utilization and define/execute common business processes and objectives. Provide timely and quality technical services to LLDPE film 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 LLDPE leads.

Job Purpose & Responsibilities

  • Develop new customers by introducing and promoting SABIC existing and new products with technical know-how.                       
  • Coordinate and conduct 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 advise, 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 PM.                  

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree required - Engineer or Chemistry Degree preferred
  • Marketing & Sales experience/training; Working knowledge of statistical concepts and tools
  • Ideal candidate would have 10-15 years of industry experience working in blown/cast film extrusion for a polymer supplier or film converter
  • Language: English.
     

COMPETENCIES

  • Strategy planning and implementation
  • Value creation Prioritize tasks and lead teams to ensure resources are used effectively
  • Ability to coach and mentor less experienced engineers
  • Team player (developing, motivating, building successful diversity teams & relations)
  • Driving for success, planning and organizing, hold people accountable
  • Ability to energize others and take decisions based on limited information.

 

ABOUT SABIC
SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It manufactures on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.

 

The company recorded a net profit of US$ 5.7 billion in 2018. Sales revenues for 2018 totaled US$ 45 billion while total assets stood at US$ 85 billion. Production in 2018 was 75.3 million metric tons. It has more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries.

 

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
  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Relocation if available

 

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means