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Product Developer, Material Science

Explore what 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. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here. 



SABIC`s Technology and Innovation (T&I) network consists of more than 1700 employees across six research- and ten application centers around the world. SABIC’s innovation journey is a key enabler for achieving the company’s vision to become the world leader in the chemical industry. Within the T&I organization, teams work to identify and drive the developments of new products, applications, and processes that can enable the vision of our product portfolio of the future. Understanding customer needs and connecting them with potential opportunities for SABIC’s business units is one of the crucial responsibilities of the T&I team.



This position seeks high energy, goal-focused individuals who are proactive in problem solving and have the leadership and communication skills needed to deliver results aligned with the ambitions of our Polymers business and SABIC's 2025-growth strategy.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Lead and execute the technical deliverables and technologies that are necessary in the design and commercialization of new polymers and polymer blends and/or in the optimization of existing polymer-based products.
  • Work closely with customers and commercial teams to evaluate and identify opportunities that drive meaningful business growth through the development of new polymers resins and blends and/or opportunities to access new markets opportunities with our existing resin portfolio
  • Establish inclusive and early partnerships with ancillary technical functions such as process technology, analytical technology, and core R&D to proactively plan and gain inputs on development of new programs
  • Partner with suppliers to identify material solutions that enable our engineering materials with enhanced effects, reduced costs, or to provide other strategic supply chain results
  • Where appropriate use statistical design of experiments to deliver while inventing, developing, and implementing new technology to our engineering thermoplastics portfolio
  • Follow your ideas from the lab to the market. Use creativity, commitment and drive in the rigor required to transform new products from laboratory-scale ideas to commercial reality


What Matters to SABIC

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Polymers Science, or related field preferred.  M.S. with additional experience
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience (Ph.D.) or 6 years’ experience (M.S.) in these fields
  • Ability to reach across organizational lines with sound communications and interactions.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deliver on their objectives
  • Knowledge of building intellectual property with demonstrated examples of successful translation of technical inventions to business profit would be a plus
  • Experience with statistical analysis tools and design of experiment preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


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 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.