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S&P Global Commodity Insights

The Role: Analyst (Chemicals – Database Management)

The Team: You will be working in the Assets Team in Tokyo. The team has over 15 members mainly based in Gurgaon, Houston and Shanghai.

The Impact: Database Management Analyst updates information about chemical manufacturing companies contained in Chemical Assets database for both internal use and publication to clients. All work will be done in English.

What’s in it for you:

  • Abundant training programs and self-development opportunities
  • Diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace
  • Group term life insurance and additional medical coverage,
  • Paid holidays and leaves


  • Research and update information about chemical manufacturing companies including the English name and ownership of the manufacturing company, plant locations, and specific chemicals made at each site.
  • Collaborate with global product experts to validate plant capacity information. Research producers, plant locations and capacity data for chemical and petrochemical projects both in China and internationally.
  • Monitor trade literature for changes to company information (e.g., company name, ownership, plant locations, chemicals manufactured, start-ups, expansions, closures, etc.)
  • Contact chemical companies to verify and develop information and to resolve research questions as needed.
  • Update Chemical Assets database to reflect changes. Efficiency, accuracy, and attention to detail are essential since data changes will go live to clients on a daily basis.
  • Respond quickly to questions needed for client inquiries or upcoming publication deadlines.

What We’re Looking For:

  • A degree of Bachelor in Science (Chemistry or Biological Sciences preferred) or equivalent experience a plus
  • Prior experience with 1-3 years of full-time working, preferably in a detail-oriented environment
  • Native level in Japanese and fluent in English
  • Knowledgeable in chemical and petrochemical industry is a plus

Flexible Working (optional)

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can. 


Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.  


If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.  
US Candidates Only:  The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law. 


RESECH202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group), RESECH203 - Entry Professional (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 291215
Posted On: 2023-08-08
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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