Customer Application Development Engineer - Polyethylene, North Asia


Shanghai, SH, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

  • New product and application development:
    • Monitor emerging markets, application trends and competitive offerings, generate ‘next generation’ ideas accordingly.
    • Lead technical projects or contribute as a member of regional or global team to develop new products or application solutions to meet customer/market needs.
  • Technical support:
    • Work closely with Sales and Marketing functions, engage third parties in value chains to explore commercial opportunities and expand market position.
    • Conduct trials and provide trouble shooting for customers.
    • Advocate in associations to give technical input and maintain leadership in the industry.
    • Deliver presentations at conferences and seminars.
  • Mentor, develop and train junior technical staff and people new to the product line. Grow and sustain technical leadership in the product line by further deepening conversion/processing and application related expertise for Performance Polyethylene products.


  • Master degree or above; Chemical, Material or other related educational background; Major in Polymer Science is preferred.
  • >= 3 years relevant technical work experience in chemical industry, packaging industry, or other polymer related industries.
  • Effective team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to multi-task, manage multiple interfaces and prioritize work. Strong interest to deep-dive in technology with curiosity.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Expected Level of Proficiency

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Proficiency Levels

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