SABIC Specialist, Market Intelligence, Petrochemicals SBU in Shanghai/ Singapore, China

Position Title Specialist, Market Intelligence, Petrochemicals SBU

Auto Req ID 8832BR

Relocation Assistance No

Region/Pole Asia Pacific

Job Purpose & Responsibilities JOB PURPOSE

Help achieving optimum business results in the short, medium and long term through:

Develop and share insights in global and regional industry & market trends for a part of the value chain from olefins product , production routes of elastomers and relevanted value chain's like tires.

Contribute to the medium term (5Y) market outlook and price forecast for specific product/region combinations in preparation of the 5Y business plan and budget

Track competitors, assess the effect of their tactical & strategic moves and suggest direction of action for SABIC

Prepare LT supply/ demand & price forecasts to support growth project evaluation

Provide timely, accurate, actionable market intelligence solutions and business forecasts to SBU & BU management


Track competitors in the area of feedstock, monomers and polymers, downstream part of the value chain, assesses the effect of competitors' tactical & strategic moves and suggest direction of action for SABIC

Conceptualize, build and maintain long term cost models/curves and develops long term price models for one or more products; maintains industry cost models including the position of SABIC and our major competitors for all relevant monomer feedstock and polymers in all regions;

Contributes to the monthly global Business forecasting and pricing process for all relevant chemicals and polymers for all regions, providing a strong unbiased input and challenge to SABIC's pricing policies

Contributes to the medium term (5Y) market outlook and price forecast for monomer feedstocks and polymers in all regions in preparation of the 5Y business plan and budget

Brings, for all SBU-relevant industries and market segments, key industry insights and analysis of specific industry opportunities in support of and in close collaboration with the marketing and business development roles in Business and global segments ; researches unknown market territories and evaluates attractiveness of new potential markets, customer segments & applications

Identify the external information sources (databases, subscriptions, market info consultancies ), assess the quality of the information provided and extract relevant information for the SBU to support analysis, create market insights, support business and segment teams

Develop and maintain deep insight into developments in global elastomers markets and provide industry & market intelligence support for SABIC Elastomers including POE, EPDM and BR.

Requirements Bachelors degree in business administrations, finance, engineering or economics; MBA or higher qualification appreciated

7-10 years experience in the petrochemicals or in an related industrial environment; financial and business analytical skills required; Good knowledge of the petrochemical industry

Proven knowledge about elastomers market (a.o. POE, EPDM and BR): drivers, key players and value chains.

Deep understanding of global elastomers markets

Abaility to analyse and forecast often from incomplete data

Good fit into SABIC's culture and global outlook

Candidatye's fit into SABIC's competency framework will be assessed as part of the selection process

Country China


City Shanghai/ Singapore


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):

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