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Sales Support Engineer

Date: Feb 24, 2019

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

 

Requisition ID: 2925

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

 

Job Description

Join our expanding sales team and be part of the leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technologies in the world.  We’re adding a Sales Support Engineer, who will report to the Commercial Sales Director and be part of the sales process. You will support multiple activities as part of the Licensing team.  Responsibilities include:

 

  • Development of project specific Confidential Technical Disclosures, Scope Basis Documents (SBD) and Technical Appendices (TA). 
  • Applies Chemical Engineering fundamentals to develop project scope given the client’s project objectives.  Output includes Simplified Flow Diagrams showing the equipment required, a sized equipment list, a process description of the plant scope and utilities usage information.  It also includes raw materials consumptions (catalyst, resin additives, monomer and comonomer).  It can also include both investment cost estimates and operating or conversion cost estimates.
  • Prepares warranty tables for license agreements using data from process engineering and R&D sources.
  • Customizes Nonconfidential and Confidential Technology Disclosure documents per the client’s project objectives.  Work includes preliminary scope development, investment cost, operating cost, and raw material and utilities usages.
  • Maintains a strong familiarity with and a proficiency for using the various tools available for creating the above-mentioned deliverables and communicates necessary updates and or improvements to the tool owner when appropriate.

 

You may also be involved with 1 or more of the following activities:

  • Assist in new plant commissioning and start up activities
  • Assist in the manufacturing support and construction reviews for new plants
  • Assist in the development of Process Design Packages
  • Support the UNIPOL UNIPPAC® process control software team with software development, technical sales, and delivery of Grace’s proprietary UNIPOL UNIPPAC® advance process control software customers

Required Skills

  • Strong organization skills, problem solving and analytical thinking
  • Excellent professional writing skills to include the demonstrated ability to analyze technical concepts use data and translate this into concise and detailed documentation and instructions
  • Strong initiative skills
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with persons of various occupational backgrounds, including operations, maintenance, engineering, marketing, and management
  • Ability to complete projects with tight deadlines
  • Ability to travel up to 30% to include international

Required Experience

  • BS engineering (preferably Chemical Engineering)
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the petrochemical industry or engineering is a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project management experience 

 

 

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.


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