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Business Analyst

Location: 

Shanghai, CN

Req ID:  75961
Facility:  Shanghai-484
Department:  Business Decision Analysis
Division:  Global Olefins & Polyolefins

Business Analyst

Basic Function

This position provides Asia O&P management and corporate business unit directors with strategic and market analyses necessary to understand the sustainability development in China and mid-to-long term business opportunities including recycled plastics.

The incumbent serves as the focal point to evaluate, report and make recommendations related to a range of activities. These activities include both commercial and operational decisions related to China JV, Sales and ADTS, business profitability, strategic direction, customer profile, capital investments, and recycled plastics.

The position strongly interfaces with JV Management and Polyolefins, Sales Directors, Marketing Director, Asia Sales, Asia JV Management, corporate Business unit Directors and SP&T organization.  The incumbent is a core member of the Business Team (along with the Business Development Manager and Marketing Manager).

The position requires interaction with external consultants; Operations Staff groups (ADTS, HSE, Supply Chain), JV Business/Planning staff group and other functional groups such as Tax.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Serve as internal consultant to China commercial team and challenge on rationale for business decisions related to sustainability development.
  • Provide industry and market analysis on sustainability with focus on recycled plastics.
  • Provide performance analysis and reporting including budgets, YTD Actual and forecast on recycled products.
  • Develop business analyses with analytical input on recycled plastics producers and customer profiles.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly reports to BAP commercial organization on China sustainability activities.  Analysis would increase focus on China trend on regulatory, global brand and related polyolefin downstream analysis.  
  • Report China market intelligence on recycled plastics supply/demand and industry development on regular basis. 
  • Provide analytical support to BAP and corporate SP&T organization on development of commercial opportunities as required.  
  • Provide operation analysis on China JV for LYB to understand and influence China JV for profitability improvement.
  • Provide business analysis on China commercial/ADTS initiatives and development such as technical center enhancement.
  • Provide monthly update on China business performance and KPIs.

Min. Qualifications

  • 8 years or more of chemical or related industry experience with 4 years of sales, planning, evaluation or business analyses experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in either a technical or business field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • Strong analytical and evaluation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills required to work with senior management and to operate effectively as a business team member.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Advanced PC skills, including spreadsheets, Power BI, database, graphics, statistical forecasting and modeling

Competencies

Builds effective teams
Collaborates
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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