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Technical Development Manager (UK - London) or (France -Grenoble / Paris)


Paris, FR, 75011 Remote, GB VOREPPE CEDEX, FR, 38341

Technical Development Manager Job Description

For our development in the region Turkey, Middle East and Africa, we are seeking an experienced Technical Development Manager for the Oilfield Chemicals market . The position to be based in France (Paris, Grenoble…) / UK (London) or eventually Dubaï.


In this role you will…

  • Be responsible for growing Stepan's business within the Oilfield Chemical market through the identification and development of new customers.  
  • Map and understand the Market and customer needs, connecting with major industry players, international/local Service companies, as well as locally based Blenders and Operators.
  • Establish long-lasting relationship with key decision makers within R&D and Marketing
  • Provide End users and Stepan’s Distributors with Technical support, training and education, enabling them to know the market, know the application, know the product
  • Partnering with Stepan’s Distributors to promote the Value Proposition focusing on unmet needs and innovation trends
  • Drive Project coordination between End-user, Distributors and Stepan’s Global Technical Experts in order to deliver a successful implementation of the project
  • Facilitate the launch of new products and applications, providing the Customers and Distributors with necessary teaching, training and coaching


You should possess…

  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in a Technical and/or BD role within an Oil&Gas Service company with a solid contact network to rapidly connect Stepan ambitions with the market.
  • In-depth product, application and market knowledge
  • Ability to engage customers into win-win negotiation.
  • Ability to work independently from a remote home office
  • Deep knowledge and usage of SalesForce.com or equivalent.
  • English is a must, Arabic language certainly a plus.

Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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