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Lead Engineer, Market Development Technical Services

JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer, MDTS Automotive

 

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 work culture and benefits, click here. 

 

Job Summary

Support automotive customers with material selection process and Develop/execute regional segment strategy focused on key applications.

 

How you can Be the Impact

 

Support application and market development for automotive application molded in SABIC materials
•    Support application development process with customers
•    Coordinate structural and process simulation
•    Provide molding support to customers trials
•    Identify new business opportunities and clarify customer technical needs
•    Support internal and external product training 
•    Initiate and support product quality and issue resolution
•    Align and support automotive commercial team for business growth
•    Translate technical application and product knowledge to Automotive customers
•    Develop and execute regional segment strategy focused on key applications
•    Technical account management for automotive customers molding polypropylene resins
•    Identify and initiate leads for application and/or product development
•    Provide technical customer and plant support (molding/tooling/material)
•    Handling, analyzing and reporting on technical customer complaints
•    Implementation/communication of corrective actions and issue resolution
•    Support customers with product selection, application development and launch support
•    Maintaining up to date product, processing and characterization knowledge
•    Process validation of products and applications at Automotive customers
•    Issue resolution for product issues at customer locations
•    Identify, initiate and manage new business development projects 
•    Support material specification and application approvals
•    Provide technical “voice of the customer” to the commercial and technology teams

 

 

What matters to SABIC 

Bachelor degree in field of expertise (e.g. Polymer Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering) or equivalent

7+ years of relevant experience

• Proficient in the use of process oriented tools (e.g. Kaizen, six sigma GB/BB certified, LEAN, FMEA) preferred
• Proficient Microsoft Office applications and process optimization tools (e.g. Minitab) preferred 
• Ability to lead, direct, guide, plan & develop new projects & programs
• Polymer processing and application development experience
• Excellent communication skills, including English proficiency 

  • 30% domestic travel

 

 

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. 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.