31 Jul
United States of America
Houston, Texas
Job category
Sales and Product Service

Alleima USA LLC is looking for a Market Development Engineer in Houston, TX. If you interested in applying, you can visit

Your Role

As a Market Development Engineer at Alleima, you'll be a part of an international company with ambitious plans. You'll have the chance to make a real impact in advancing industries through materials technology.

The market development engineer serves as the link between Sales and Marketing, Global R&D and Production as such in this role you will:

  • Develop key end user relationships with a primary focus of establishing Alleima as the preferred solutions provider in targeted applications.
  • Gain firsthand information on projects, new technology and data needs through partnerships with key industry players
  • Be actively involve in key industry organizations (Materials Technology Institute, American Petroleum Institute, ASTM, Association of Material Protection and Performance).
  • Conduct market investigation to evaluate industry trends in technological developments and metallurgical needs for new product development and corrosion data generation.
  • Represent Alleima at industry tradeshows by preparing and delivering technical papers, presentations, and seminars.
  • Be a source of technical and product expertise providing support to sales activities and negotiations.
  • Develop training packages and marketing material such as application cards, technical brochures, and presentations.
  • Provide market intelligence to global business teams to support the growth of the business through strategic initiatives.

About You

You are a person who likes to set the standard for professional and agile business. You care about the customer experience and continuously seek to deliver beyond expectations. You have a brilliant strategic mindset, and a talent for breaking into and navigating big and small organizations. You excel at building relationships and identifying new opportunities.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, Metallurgy or Materials Science from an accredited university (Master’s or Doctor’s degree is a plus).
  • A deep understanding of high temperature and wet corrosion mechanisms in the refining and chemical process industry.
  • Strong technical background in stainless steels tubular products preferred.
  • Five to seven years of experience in technical sales with proven industry involvement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in technical communications and presentation skills.
  • Willingness to travel to meet with clients and attend industry events (60% of the time) required.

For this role, we place great emphasis on your personal qualities and professional background. You are a winning team player who can see beyond what’s in front if you. You have experience in the Energy sector and have an already established network. You’re a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrives in a fast-paced environment. We want you to be a natural problem solver that will drive our business forward. You should be analytical and have a strong commercial acumen.

What you can expect from us

At Alleima we are convinced that diversity and inclusion lead to a better workplace for our employees, our company, and our customers.

Benefits of Working at Alleima

  • Competitive salary with annual incentive opportunity.
  • Company Car
  • Competitive benefits package of life, health, and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays.
  • Highly attractive 401K program
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

Additional Information

  • Two positions available.
  • This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Technical Marketing Manager Tube Americas and will be based onsite in Houston, TX.
  • Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States (no visa sponsorship available)
  • Relocation package not available.

At Alleima, our mission is much more than delivering high-quality products, technology, and processes - working together to develop solutions based on our customer’s needs and thus achieve our business goals, is a better way to describe our daily work. With curious employees and safety as our priority, we create a work environment where you can develop both personally and professionally.

With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as a technology leader, progressive customer partner, and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger company in our industry.

Are you ready to take on this challenge together with us? Join us on our journey!