Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise, is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through our 80-year history we have become a world leader in hydrocarbons exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We manage proven conventional crude oil and condensate reserves of 260.2 billion barrels. Our average daily crude production in 2013 was 9.4 million barrels per day (bpd).
Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum enterprise, is seeking experienced professionals to join our growing Chemicals Business Organization. We have an immediate requirement for an experienced Polyols/Polyurethane Business Specialist
Consider the opportunity to join our team and help shape the future of the chemicals industry.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or a closely related field; an MBA is highly desired.
You will have 15-years of experience in in the petrochemical industry with a substantive number of years in polyols/polyurethanes manufacturing, technical sales support and or Polyols market management.
Experience with product application and market development for rigid and flexible foams is highly valued and implementing robust market strategy and effective commercial negotiations.
You will have awareness of competitive market capabilities of major Polyols processes and strong knowledge of polyol applications, markets, and economics (coating, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, and rigid/flexible foams).
You will have good communication skills and be comfortable working independently and effectively with cross-department teams and through vertical organizational levels. The successful candidate will be the Company's primary commercial advisor in the Polyols/Polyurethanes business. Ideally you will have previous leadership experience in Polyols commercial and strategy management.
You will demonstrate excellent presentation, interpersonal and networking skills with the ability to interface effectively with internal engineering, R&D, and technical service groups.
International experience is required with Middle East experience particularly preferred.
Part of your role will include business travel both domestically and internationally.
Duties & Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:
Leverage strong technical and business acumen with meaningful experience in the Polyols/Polyurethane industry.
Drive polyurethane business strategy and leverage Saudi Aramco's position including feedstock, commercial capabilities, and global reach.
Apply awareness of trends driving market segments and applications across the PU value chain; including foam and CASE segments and develop polyurethane strategy and actionable plans through provision of timely market intelligence, supply demand analysis, market segmentation, value drivers, and economic analysis.
Ability to assess the competitiveness of polyols products and support technology development and market penetration and growth strategies with technical solutions and conduct detailed analysis of current technologies, products, cash cost analysis, spreads, prices and margins.
Serve as a mentor to support the development of promising young engineers.