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Market Analyst - Methanex (Belgium based)

* Multinational environment in a small and dynamic team
* World's largest manufacturer and marketer of methanol

Via Methanex

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Methanex ( is the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of methanol. The company is active in major international markets such as North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Methanol is an important ingredient in many of the essential industrial and consumer products that make the world a better place in which to live, work and play. Methanex shares are quoted on the Toronto Stock Exchange, Santiago de Chile stock exchange and the Nasdaq Global Market.

Market Analyst - Methanex (Belgium based)

Job description

Key responsibilities of the Market Analyst

Strategy & Support sales growth

  • Provide specific support in strategic Supply & Demand issues
  • Work in close collaboration with the Strategic Marketing Supervisor (SMS) in the planning and definition of the yearly Regional Strategic Session/process in the execution of the respective Plan
  • Give regular market updates and presentations to key stakholders


  • Support the SMS to elaborate recommendations for the Commercial Manager Europe regarding pricing forecasting and strategy through accurate Demand and Supply fundamentals analysis
  • Support initiatives/tasks required to improve Methanex forecast and mechanism in Europe

Demand analysis

  • Analyze and present European methanol demand information and trade statistics. Use trade statistic data in order to reconcile demand figures
  • Evaluation of current European demand and forecast for the next quarter at detailed level and for the next five years at high level with support of the SMS
  • Understand the methanol demand drivers, gather and analyze data allowing to make predictions

Supply analysis & Competitive landscape

  • Gather and maintain intelligence on operating capability, outage information and production cost evaluation up to date of EU and Africa
  • Support SMS in understanding and predicting competitor's supply chain by using vessel tracking tool and participate in the development of the best strategies to face these competitors
  • Maintain the supply and demand in MIS/Jedox system up to date

Model and foster Methanex' organizational culture and norms

  • Manage the development of own career by participating in professional and educational development, communicating career aspirations and implementing individual development plans
  • Accomplish Sales & Marketing results by preparing annual performance management process, soliciting feedback on performance, maintaining communications, understanding expectations and identifying improvement opportunities


The Market analyst is required to act and communicate effectively across functional, cultural and international boundaries, and therefore needs to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and well-developed thinking and analytics competencies.

Other requirements:

  • Master's degree in Marketing and/or Economics
  • Languages skills: English proficiency. Other European languages are an asset
  • A first relevant experience in a similar function
  • Solution oriented and creative thinking capabilities
  • Strong analytical skills (numeric & strategic) and process thinking capabilities
  • Strong sense of consistency and ethics, personal integrity
  • Team player


Beside an attractive salary package, Methanex offers a multinational environment in a small and dynamic team. Methanex offers great opportunities to grow and develop and is committed to ensure its employees the knowledge, tools and possibilities to maximize their potential.

Walloon Brabant

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