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Sales Analyst


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  82618
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Regional Sales & Distribution, NA
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining


Basic Function

This role will have primary responsibility supporting the Sales organization with various analytical support including LRP, Plan vs Actual, COM, SalesForce, BW, Pricing, etc. Additionally, this role will have a dozen small volume "stream" accounts in the Greater Houston area as well as some distribution sales accounts. This is a developmental role that will be used for training individuals to become full time sellers.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Perform business analysis for the Americas sales team
  • Coordinate the rebate process for all distribution products
  • Interact with key stakeholders from supply chain, commercial and finance in order to obtain the needed information for all analytical work
  • Gain knowledge of the company products and their application to specific customer needs and requirements
  • To promote and sell company products for inside sales accounts
  • Quote prices, terms of sales and manage any needed contracting actions for the customers in line with stated business/sales strategies
  • Follow up and close sales on leads independently
  • Negotiate independently and with business support as needed to conduct business
  • Consistently meet and exceed sales expectations


  • Analytical/Results Oriented- can analyze data quickly and efficiently using advance tools such as Excel (pivot tables), Power Bl, SAP, etc. and present findings
  • Self-motivated - driven to operate and function independently at a high level
  • Persistent - Demonstrate an appropriate level of tenacity when pursuing leads and closing the sale
  • Strong interpersonal skills - Ability to foster trust and develop close personal relationships, quickly building rapport and maintaining customer engagement
  • Time management - Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and activities effectively and efficiently; self-schedule
  • Professionalism - Ability to present oneself in an appropriate manner as the 'Face of LyondellBasell'
  • Engagement - Ability to sustain a high level of energy and drive


  • Bachelor's degree required. Degree in Business of Sciences preferred.
  • Approximately two (2) years of work experience with prior roles in Supply Chain or Procurement is highly preferred. Would also accept experience in Sales, Analytics and/or Engineering
  • Experience with SAP, Advanced Analytics/ Analysis for Office (AO), Power Bl, COM, and SalesForce, preferred.
  • Available to work after-hours (occasionally)
  • Willing to travel up to 15%
  • Mobility preferred
  • Ability to perform a value-assessment (cost or margin analysis) on new opportunities preferred.


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We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to unlock value for our customers, investors and society. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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