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Technical Service Team Lead Polyethylene

Company: 
Shell
Location: 
Pittsburgh , PA

Job Description Shell is developing a large petrochemical complex in Pennsylvania that will produce 1600 kta of Polyethylene from ethane produced from the Marcellus and Utica shale gas fields. The petrochemical complex consists of an ethane cracker and 3 world scale PE units - 2 gas phase units producing LL and HD and 1 slurry unit producing HDPE and bimodal HDPE all based on licensed-in Technology. The project aims to maximize the margin by selling product into the US domestic market. Sales in the domestic market require a high level of Technical Service to customers in close co-operation with the commercial organization. The Technical Service Organization will support new, existing and potential customers on how Shell products fit their requirements, qualifying and troubleshooting product performance, recommending product, additive packages and formulations, and understanding how Shell product performances vis-a-vis competitor on the customer conversion equipment. The Technical Service team lead has the responsibility to lead all Technical Service Activities for the Commercial organization as well as aiding the development of new customers in target markets.