Distribution Account Manager

About OQ Chemicals:

OQ Chemicals is a global manufacturer of Oxo Intermediates and Oxo Performance Chemicals with around 1,400 employees worldwide. Our products are used in various applications such as paints and coatings, lubricants and functional fluids, and personal care products.


Houston, US, 77056

Mobile work possible?:  yes, hybrid
Employment duration:  Permanent
Employment type:  Full time


As part of the sales organization, the Distribution Account Manager will be responsible for planning, implementing and directing the sales activities of the company in a designated area to achieve sales objectives, as an Independent Contributor. 



  • Develop deep knowledge of market and applications of OQ’s products
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all customers in the area of responsibility.
  • Develop and implement Key Account Plans
  • Work closely, and share information with marketing and sales colleagues to achieve company objectives
  • Develop good understanding of competition and market dynamics
  • Build strong networks with internal teams; Marketing, Supply Chain, Customer Service and others as needed to achieve company objectives 



  • Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.in Marketing, Business, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering) from four-year college or university
  • 3-5 years of chemical industry experience 
  • Results oriented 
  • Strong understanding of current chemical portfolio
  • Ability to connect with internal and external customers at all organizational levels and diverse cultural backgrounds 
  • Ability to self-motivate and work with internal and external teams to achieve objectives 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong language and communication skills 
  • Willingness to travel.  Expectation is 50%+ travel schedule.



  • Chemical industry experience is highly preferred 
  • Multi-lingual preferred but not required 


OQ Chemicals is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not tolerate discrimination based on race, sex, age, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.



  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Health Equity Health Fund for health and dependent care
  • Disability Benefits
  • Basic Group Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Paid Time Off for a balanced life
  • Competitive salary, bonus, 401(k) plan with match and profit-sharing match

Your benefits:

Nearest Major Market: Houston