Research Analyst - Specialty Chemicals
IHS India
2d ago
source : Shine

Responsibilities :

  • Working as a team with Chemical professionals in a number of global locations and who conduct research / consulting assignments on market developments and trends in the Specialty Chemicals industry
  • Create and maintain chemical supply-demand forecasting models
  • Work with product experts to identify key demand drivers
  • Translate current chemical industry data and models into a new database environment.
  • Optimize industry models to allow atomization of market reports production
  • Conduct market research on India and SE Asia chemical markets
  • Develop and maintain documentation for the model structures and functionalities
  • Requirements

  • The candidate will have interest in the chemicals sector, as well as excellent research ability and proficiency in Microsoft Excel (medium to advanced level required).
  • This is an excellent opportunity for young professionals with a limited number of years of experience to pursue professional growth as a supporting member in an established market research, analysis and forecasting firm.

    Training on the industry will be provided.

  • Bachelor s degree in chemistry / engineering / sciences / math / business
  • 2-4 years of analytical work experience using Excel and databases preferred. Prior experience in chemistry or chemical operations is a plus
  • Very strong Excel, programming, and database experience and capabilities. Some specific areas of proficiency include :
  • Ability to write, combine, and debug advanced Excel formulas.
  • Understands methods for optimizing spreadsheet design to improve performance
  • Ability to structure, format, and present raw / calculated Excel data in a clean and efficient manner.
  • Understands implications of spreadsheet architecture on ease of use and robustness.
  • Ability to automate tedious tasks in Excel
  • Understand database structures and preparation of data for transfer to a database
  • The candidate must be a self-starter, able to take on multiple tasks at a time, hardworking, efficient with good analytical skills.
  • Must demonstrate superior communication skills and is expected to interact professionally across business units and across regions within the company
  • Being a team player is a vital aspect of the position, and it is expected that the candidate will work well individually, as well as in a global team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to conceptualize and develop ideas and articulate issues
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