SABIC Engineer - MDTS, Flexible, Petrochemicals, Asia in Shanghai, China

Position Title Engineer - MDTS, Flexible, Petrochemicals, Asia

Auto Req ID 7948BR

Relocation Assistance No

Region/Pole Asia Pacific

Functional Work Area Marketing

Job Purpose & Responsibilities To drive market development and technical support in assigned region / territory and markets / segments aimed to achieve SABIC Petrochemical 2025 ambition and maximize business profit (EBITDA) by developing opportunities to grow differentiated / high-added-value (HAV) product sales, offering innovative & value based solutions through collaboration with external parties (including brand owners, OEM, machine manufacturers, converters, universities, research laboratories, government agencies, industry associations, etc.) and internal stakeholders (businesses, sales, technology, manufacturing affiliates, product stewardship, etc.), as well as providing satisfactory technical support.

Market development

  • Analyze assigned industries by understanding industry trends and challenges, value chain, regulatory landscape and identifying the right functional domains for further assessment

  • In identified functional domains, define value proposition by conducting market segmentation, understanding of functional requirements and (unmet) needs, and build strong business case

  • Collaborate with technology, business and other related functions to develop innovative and differentiated solutions / offerings, including new products, new applications and new customers

  • Identify opportunities for external collaboration (with e.g.,brand owners, OEM, machine manufacturers, converters, universities, research laboratories, government agencies, industry associations, etc.) for joint development

  • Engage with the eco-system to promote existing products, generate ideas for new solutions / offerings, identify potential joint development partners, and influence for regulations / standards favorable to SABIC

Technical support

  • Deliver technical seminar/training to Sales teams and external customers

  • Conduct market study and collect feedback on product quality and competitors, and market intelligence in assigned region/territory

  • Resolve technical problems/complaints: provide evidence to support final justification /compensation to technical complaints

  • Facilitating the implementation of change within the workplace

  • Enhance customer satisfactory by providing effective support and trouble-shooting

  • Handle customer complaints in timely and quality manners


  • Master Degree or above (Polymer Science & Technology, Chem. Eng., Science, Material Eng., Science)

  • Training in marketing: market analysis, new product blueprinting, strategic and conceptual selling, etc.

  • Training in product / application: polymer processing, blown film, cast film, extrusion coating, extrusion lamination, etc.

  • 5 8 years industry experience, preferred to be in flexible packaging (for example food, beverage, etc.), transportation film, technical film for tape and surface protection, agriculture film, etc.

  • BIM (Basic Industrial Marketing) or AIM (Advanced Industrial Marketing)

  • Project management

  • Polymer chemistry and processing

  • Driving for success, planning and organizing, hold people accountable

  • Strong analytical and conceptual selling skills

  • Balance of short dated technical support activities and long term market-facing related activities

  • Multicultural flexibility and international mindset of building on diversity

  • Team player, willing to coach and mentor less experienced engineers

  • Ability to energize others and take decisions based on limited information

  • Good listening and presentation skills

  • Excellent English; any additional language preferred

  • Good track record of execution and delivery of results

Country China

City Shanghai

General Please visit us at to learn more about SABIC.

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements.

Together, we are even better!

At SABIC, we get how business works and what brings sustained growth and market leadership. Our ultimate goal is to power our customers competitive advantage for the long term.

It is from a deep understanding of our customers commercial ambitions that we challenge the status quo working relentlessly to deliver on that challenge.

We seek the best and the brightest employees throughout the world to become part of our vision.

You are ambitious and talented. You are looking for a career that will equip you to make the best of your strengths, both personally and professionally. That is why we are pleased you are visiting our careers website.

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation SABIC is a highly successful, rapidly expanding global manufacturer of chemicals, fertilizers, metals and plastics. We are as ambitious as you are and we have the track record to match.

SABIC prides itself on its world class expertise and technology, its ability to create specific solutions to meet individual customers circumstances and needs, its global reach and product depth, and commitment to a sustainable future.

We intend to be the preferred world leader in chemicals. To achieve our vision, we need to attract, develop and retain dedicated people of your caliber.

That is why this is the perfect time to build our futures together. Our comprehensive training and development programs are among the best in the petrochemical industry. Our pay and reward packages are always competitive and we offer you career opportunities in a diversity of disciplines and locations worldwide.

Choosing an employer is among the most important choices you will ever make.

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