Customer & Application Developer Polyethylene

Exxon Mobil


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What role you will play in our team

ExxonMobil is hiring experienced Customer & Application Developer (CAD) to join our LAMEX Product Technology team focusing in Product Solutions Portfolio – Polyethylene. Although the position is based in São Paulo it has Latin America coverage as it can enable work with customers in any of the countries we have business in the region and the new employee will be part of cross functional teams spread over Latin America. Will work closely with Sales and Marketing teams.

The CAD is directly responsible for customer and application development, providing technical guidance, support and new solutions to customers. Also responsible for identifying and developing pipeline opportunities by articulating values of performance products to support ExxonMobil’s PE Business, engaging with the whole value chain. 

As part of this position’s activities, new employee will support and lead projects that will require interaction with other teams around the globe and allow demonstration of a diversity of skills.  



    • Participate in a highly collaborative environment and be part of cross-functional and cross-regional teams in Latin America
    • Be part of one of the world’s largest chemical manufacturers and the first oil and gas company to set up operations in Brazil, with great opportunities for career progression
    • Lead, support and be responsible for the development of customers and new solutions, global programs and segment projects with regional and global wide visibility, being able to implement innovative ideas and accelerate skills development
    • Wok in a market-facing position with strong and intensive Customer and Value Chain interaction
    • Experience a long-term career focus supported by strong culture with core values as Integrity, Care, Courage, Excellence and Resilience 
    • Be part of one of our local and/or global inclusion and diversity teams and networks
    • Openly and directly interact with Senior Technical and Commercial leaders around the globe
    • Deepen understanding of PE business, film formulations and application solutions. Deepen understanding of ExxonMobil PE grade slate portfolio and value in use

What you will do

  • Provide technical support to customers through new applications and solutions development:
  • Ensure customer relationship development
  • Technical qualification of PE products into new or existing applications
  • Assess and evaluate product fit-for-use in intended applications
  • Create and propose new solutions to customers
  • Lead trials at customers and ExxonMobil labs, managing solution approval
  • Manage all technical aspects of opportunities development
  • Identify and champion capture of new business opportunities. Provide technical leadership to identify and prioritize customers application activities.
  • Actively participate in Application Development Teams, providing technology and market insights, leading or supporting segment initiatives, creating new technical material, translating global solutions to Latin America market needs and timely progressing opportunities. 
  • Develop appropriate solutions to ensure maximum value capturing of the new products in close cooperation with Sales and Marketing
  • Develop and deliver presentations to internal and external audiences, trade shows and seminars
  • Provide trainings to Market-Facing-Resources, Customers and Distributors to enhance overall technical competencies
  • Support or lead application development programs and solution development tools, working closely with cross-regional and cross-functional teams
  • Represent ExxonMobil Technology in interactions with customers, partners, industry associations, academia, brand owners and machine manufacturers 
  • Utilize depth and/or breadth of experience to identify cross-functional and cross-segments opportunities. 
  • Handle and protect sensitive customer information. Support Customer feedbacks. 
  • Ensure opportunity development and programs/activities progress are properly and timely documented in system 


Key Interfaces

  • New and existing customer base
  • Application Development Teams
  • Sales – Account Managers
  • Marketing 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Laboratory
  • Other supporting areas

About you

Skills and Qualifications



  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related Engineering
  • Languages: English – Advanced / Spanish – highly desirable
  • Relevant industry experience. Experience in PE highly desirable
  • Availability to travel: 25-50% of time



  • Effective communication – both written and verbal. Active listening. Encourages open communication and respectful debate
  • Highly collaboration to work with cross functional and cross regional teams
  • Technical expertise – previous experience and technical depth is required to enable application development. Exhibits diagnostic capabilities to address application issues and formulate effective customer solutions. Product application and differentiation capability. Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation of the key features of different products, their characteristics and properties, as well as their relationship with the process/manufacturing platforms. Is able to define how structure leads to properties, how properties and structures are assessed, how mixtures of different structures will interact
  • Focus on Customers – Accomplishes business objectives by gathering external perspectives and proactively engaging others to anticipate and respond to the needs of internal and external customers and stakeholders, while cultivating positive interactions
  • Be proactive, shows initiative and make sound decisions – anticipates and takes sufficient action to capture opportunities and deliver value. Holds self and the organization to high standards and is willing to go above and beyond base expectations to achieve superior business results. 
  • Strategic – Involves the generation and application of unique business insights, capabilities and opportunities in such a way to make a compelling case for action and create sustained competitive advantage
  • Inclusion – recognizes and leverages the value of diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. 
  • Create Business Value – uses business and economic fundamentals, knowledge of ExxonMobil’s principles, and understanding of the external business environment to increase competitive advantage and maximize integrated value for the company, our customers and partners

Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree or PhD as a differentiator


Your Benefits

An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.

We offer you: 
• PAE – Programa de Assistência aos Empregados
• Seguro de Vida
• Creche y babá
• Tickets alimentação
• Assistência funeral
• Auxilio Filho Excepcional
• Plano de saúde
• Plano de pensões
• Empréstimo Flexível
• Among others.

Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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