SABIC Specialist, Marketing Intelligence ETP in Houston, Texas

Position Title Specialist, Marketing Intelligence ETP

Auto Req ID 8601BR

Relocation Assistance Yes

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Other

Job Purpose & Responsibilities Job Purpose:

You will be monitoring and forecasting markets to facilitate decision making in product price setting and investment planning. You will be a member of the Petrochemicals SBUs market intelligence team where together with colleagues in other regions you will have responsibility for SABICs intelligence activities for engineering thermoplastics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report market trends and competitive activity to ensure that threats and opportunities for SABICs business are highlighted and understood by business unit leadership.

  • Where requested carry out market and value chain studies using this data but equally importantly be self-starting in identifying and reporting on the trends and disruptors of which the business leadership needs to be aware.

  • Support the management teams of the SBU, business unit and the business strategy with market data and analysis plus conclusions required to support management reviews and strategic decisions.

  • Produce regular market, competitive and value chain reports used for business decision making.

  • Seek out, develop where otherwise unavailable the databases of product demand, competitor capacity and costs and product trade all of which form the basis for high quality, data driven and defendable analysis and reporting.

  • Develop and gain business unit buy-in and leadership approval for product price forecasts.

  • Price forecasts include short-term used to set sales price targets, through business plan time horizon used in forecasting business profits and valuing improvement projects to very long-term price forecast used for major investment decisions.

  • Work with colleagues engaged in similar activity for other areas of SABICs Petrochemicals product range to ensure that the SBU has a fully aligned view of all markets in which we operate through from primary energy such as oil, and coal, through feedstock, monomers and all polymers.

Requirements Requirements:

Bachelor degree in engineering or business, Chemical engineering or marketing backgrounds will be preferred. MBA or a similar level qualification is beneficial.

Minimum five years experience in petrochemicals environment, ideally with commercial experience

Analytical thinking; Effective Collaboration; Global Outlook; Influencing and Communication for Impact; Project Management

Demonstration of leadership competencies such as: Strategic Focus; Planning and Organizing; Drive for Results, Personal Leadership

Mathematical skills and analysis techniques are an essential requirement as this role involves statistical analysis; six-sigma green-belt level would be suitable.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online 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

Country United States of America

City Houston

State/Province Texas (TX)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

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 persons 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.