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Houston, US

Title:  Specialist, Markerting & Applications, O&G

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future.  If you have the right mix of curiosity, a drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you.


Kemira’s Industry & Water - Oil & Gas segment provides a unique combination of innovative chemicals and application knowledge that improves process efficiency and yield in oil, gas and metals recovery.  We are now looking for a Marketing & Applications Specialist to assist with pricing, applications and marketing support.  This position is located in our Houston, TX office. 


Responsibilities will include:

Pricing Approval Coordination: (10%)

  • Pricing approval and implementation within SAP
  • Follow up with sales and sales management on pricing variances outside of established limits
  • Follow up with customer service during pricing change process to ensure correct invoice pricing


Applications Lab Support and Administration:  (45%)

  • Oversight responsibility for inventory of chemistry and equipment to include receiving and shipping, quarterly inventory reconciliation, calibration and maintenance, and restock orders for both chemical and testing consumables. 
  • Support lab management in operations safety documentation/reporting associated with Synergi in both Houston and Edmonton to include HazOb, Near Miss, incident reporting, monthly inspections, as well as DMS filing for SOPs and process reviews. 
  • Support lab operation in documentation of lab work through KemLIMS and TAR reporting to include manipulation of the KemLIMS reporting process and the internal project log. 
  • Regular reception duties for the facility with maintenance of safety files for contractors, employees, and customers. 

Marketing: (45%)

  • Responsibility for the maintenance of existing marketing material updates in line with PLM and portfolio adjustments including but not limited to brochures, product bulletins, promotable product lists, capabilities ppts
  • Support for the development of new marketing materials, under supervision of the marketing manager including but not limited to  NPD launches, product rebranding or new product applications, TAR data
  • Control of O&G plaza materials and updates including but not limited to calendar entries, document control, improvements and modifications, controlling access rights, Loop updates
  • Support for Trade show organization and preparation under guidance of marketing manager
  • Support for internal and external ppt development under guidance of marketing manager
  • Support for internal marketing initiatives under guidance of marketing manager including but not limited to podcasts, sales ppts, training materials, water run
  • RSEnergy support , data to be released under supervision of marketing manager
  • Ensuring monthly report data is collected prior to issue date from M&A team
  • Role will be developed and additional activities can be added to pick up more active marketing tasks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


What you need:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Ability to work closely with other functions to drive the processes supporting sales
  • Expertise in SAP environment, or ability to quickly learn and adapt to this platform, as demonstrated thru prior work experience
  • Ability to multi-task; flexibility
  • Customer-focused demeanor & attitude in all communications


What we offer:  

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Attractive benefits package
  • A multicultural and positive working environment


 Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira


Please apply with CV, cover letter and salary expectation  via



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