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SABIC Overview

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
10000+ employees
1976
Company - Public (2010)
Chemical Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
In less than four decades, SABIC has grown to become one of the world’s top 100 companies. Today, we’re a global leader in the materials that underpin the modern world – from industrial chemicals to high-tech plastics. Our stable growth is thanks to ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to responsibly provide quality products and services through innovation, learning and operational excellence while sustaining maximum value for our stakeholders.

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SABIC – Why Work For Us?


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SABIC is headquartered in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) and is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chemicals, agri-nutrients, plastics and metals. We supply these materials to companies, who use them to make a wide array of products on which much of the world has come to depend.

At SABIC, we believe in using chemistry to power the ambitions of our customers, business partners, employees and societies we live in. We call this “CHEMISTRY THAT MATTERS™”.

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We’ve always recognised the power of people. We believe that it takes special people to make a difference and they need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. This has helped shape the culture at SABIC. We seek out open-minded, gifted, questioning people and create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need.

When you work for SABIC, we make sure you feel empowered to find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

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SABIC is a company you encounter every day. Everything from the packaging of your food to the clothes you wear, the car you drive and the digital screen you are looking at right now – have one thing in common. They have all been made using SABIC products.

That’s hardly surprising considering we’re the second-largest diversified chemical company in the world, helping our customers develop over 150 new products each year.

We’ve swiftly grown to become a leading Fortune Top 100 company and have plans to continue this stable growth. So much so, that by 2025 we intend to be the world leader in chemicals.

We have operations in over 40 countries, customers in over 100, and employ around 40,000 people. But, we are always looking for ways to continually develop and grow.  

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SABIC is implementing an ambitious expansion strategy, but we do not believe in growth at any cost. That’s because we share everyone’s concerns about the future of our communities and the environment. Joining SABIC makes you part of a team that takes its social, ethical and environmental responsibilities seriously. Based on an uncompromising commitment to integrity, the values we share are a living, breathing part of our working culture.

We expect all our employees to Inspire with a winning attitude and passionate approach; to Engage people to become a positive influence; to Create sustainable solutions and strong working relationship with customers; and to Deliver best-in-class quality in a responsible way. If you share these values, you could share a future with SABIC.

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At SABIC, we know that our success depends on that of our people. We’re committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. We’re intent on offering tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry.

Our personalized performance system provides clear feedback with recommended development actions. We offer over 100 courses at the SABIC Academy to support your learning at every professional level, across core business skills, finance, sales and marketing, supply chain, and technical skills.

We’re proud to be recognized in several countries as a top employer. If you’re looking for a career that will make the best of your strengths, we’d like to hear from you.

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SABIC works hard to ensure our compensation and benefits schemes are the most competitive in our industry. We reward our people according to their contribution and offer a range of incentive programs.

 Diversity is at the core of our workforce here at SABIC, and we consider it to be one of our greatest strengths. Our people come from a wide range of regions, countries and cultural backgrounds offering an exciting and enriching workplace experience. SABIC continually recruits and retains the best talent worldwide while diligently applying our Fair Employment Practices Policy.

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    I have been working at SABIC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Big Company. Well paid. Mix of cultures. Nice benefits

    Cons

    Not really. Everything is fine here.

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SABIC Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at SABIC (Chennai (India)) in June 2017.

    Interview

    Here is the process:

    Online Assessment: you’ll be asked to take an online test to assess your technical skills.
    Phone Interview: you’ll have 1–3 phone interviews with recruiter, possibly the hiring manager, and fellow team members.
    If you pass phone interview, you’ll move to the onsite interviews. You’re likely to have 4–6 interviews during the day, including lunch interview. (Please note the lunch conversation is an interview. It might be casual but please be professional and eat a salad while you’re talking.)
    The questions you’ll be asked during phone interviews and onsite interviews will include both technical questions and behavioral questions.
    For technical questions, be prepared for coding questions, data structure and algorithm questions.
    For behavior/soft questions, which is absolutely critical to land a job at Amazon, you need to understand Amazon Leadership Principles and be able to relate to them with your own specific examples from your past experience.
    For all of the above, please read How to Get a Job At Amazon. I have been coaching and doing this for a long time. I give you a comprehensive framework to set you onto the right path.

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SABIC Awards & Accolades

  • Top Employer Europe, Top Employers Institute, 2015
  • Top Employer Asia Pacific, Top Employers Institute, 2015

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