Technical Advisor, Base Stocks Sales and Marketing


Brussels (Machelen), BRU, BE

Company:  ExxonMobil


What awaits you.



We are more than just one of the largest energy companies in the world. ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do. We build skills and competencies through training and work experiences in a wide range of assignments. With a long history of industry leadership and cutting edge innovation, we are committed to providing affordable energy to support human progress while advancing effective solutions to address climate change.


The successful candidate will join ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Global Service Team in support of ExxonMobil's Fuels and Lubricants Business as a Base Stock Technical Advisor.


We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan and private health care for employees and their families.

What role would you play within our team.


Working for ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Company, which is headquartered in the USA, the Technical Advisor would work closely with ExxonMobil Product Solutions team across the European region to support an optimal base stocks product offering.

The key responsibilities are to:



  • Work with lubricant additive companies to obtain optimal formulations with ExxonMobil base stock products
  • Provide technical support to ExxonMobil’s sales and marketing teams to maximize the value of ExxonMobil’s product offer
  • Support product representation, performance and regulatory compliance, including identifying technical trends to drive further product enhancement
  • Develop and deliver technical training and best practice standards for sales, marketing and / or coordination groups within ExxonMobil
  • The role will involve frequent (up to 50% of the time) international travel, mostly within Europe, for business trips

Who are we looking for.



To be eligible for this role, you must:


  • Degree, preferably in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or an equivalent subject
  • Relevant professional experience, for example with an additive company or in a base stocks and / or lubricants technical advisory capacity (ten years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than ten years’ experience, but who have a high degree of relevant industry experience will also be considered
  • Have strong IT skills, specifically being an experienced and competent user of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with additives and formulation development processes, preferably including finished lubricant formulation and applications
  • Base stock products and processes, including the base stocks industry and business in general
  • A working knowledge of product quality assurance, especially with base stocks or finished lubricants
  • Working effectively with colleagues or third parties in multiple countries
  • Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.


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