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Business Development-Sustainability, China


Shanghai, CN

Req ID:  79196
Facility:  Shanghai-484
Department:  Sustainability, China O&P
Division:  Global Olefins & Polyolefins

Business Development-Sustainability, China

Basic Function

The role of the China Business Development (BD) is to develop China sustainability business, enhance brand image of LYB Circulen, explore innovative business models and new sustainability business opportunities in China. The target is to support the realization of LYB’s Global and China annual and long-term sustainability business strategy. The work scope is to enrich the business pipelines of LYB mechanical recycling (CirculenRecover) with new customers and projects scouting, seek for collaborating with potential partners to develop chemical recycling (CirculenRevive) business models, support the importing business for bio-based (CirculenRenew) product . He/she is required to work independently under company procedures and internal process guidelines, create and develop new procedure for this new business, ensure the alignment with LYB’s growth strategy for the Circular Economy and LYB’s strategy for marketing. Meanwhile, he/she will also be involved in the preparation China’s policy and regulations towards circular economy and plastics recycling by participating in China main industry associations. Sustainability BD should have rich knowledge and experience in polymer/plastic industry, application knowledge, project management, influencing skills, and communication skills.

Roles & Responsibilities

1.    Corporate with global circular economy working group to ensuring the resource for local business development 

2.    Full study on China mechanical recycling polyolefin industry; deep investigation on local mechanical recycling supply chain, including feedstock, technologies, main suppliers and market competition

3.    Develop new local products and new business opportunities to meet the sales target on CirculenRecover business

4.    Enhance the platform involving different functions (Sales, Marketing, ADTS, Business Service, Logistics, Operations and Finance, Suzhou TC) to improve the business process, promote product, support trails and test support, solve customer complains

5.    Collaborate with LYB global resource to support sales team to develop China local CirculenRenew product

6.    Understand advancing  recycling technology of LYB and China chemical recycling technology to explore the business model for collaborating opportunities

7.    Participate in China industry association and committee for LYB sustainability market communication, participate in China government regulation proposal for circular economy, plastic recycling, etc.

Min. Qualifications

1.    1. Master degree or above in Polymer, or Chemical, or relative majors.
Work Experience: 
1.    At least 8 years of working experience in product /application development or technical service work at plastic/polymer related fields.
2.    Experience with MNC is preferred.
3.    Experience in sustainability area is a plus.
1.    Good IT skills (e-mail, EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT)
2.    Communication and presentation skills

1.    Chinese
2.    Good English in reading/writing/listening/speaking 


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