Cause an effect
at IHS Markit

Analyst (Chemicals - Database Management) in Shanghai - Huaihai Middle Rd

Analyst (Chemicals - Database Management)


Shanghai, Beijing

Job Type

Full Time

Your role

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

Specific Job Duties:

  •  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 IHS Chemical product experts to validate plant capacity information. Research producers, plant locations and capacity data for IHS Chemical projects. Projects may include research about production units 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 IHS 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 IHS Chemical publication deadlines.

Your team

You will be working in the Assets Team in Shanghai/Beijing. The team of over 15 members based in Shanghai, Beijing, Gorgon, Dubai and UK.

Your expertise

You have

  • 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
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledgeable in chemical and petrochemical industry is a plus

You are

  • Detail-oriented
  • Collaborative
  • Analytical thinker
  • Flexible in assignments
  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines

Your Benefits

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

Flexible Working

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. 

Return to Work

Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

Your colleagues

About us

We are over 14,000 analysts, data scientists and specialists armed with real-time technology and data, working together to uncover deeper sources of information. The unique insights we provide help the industries and markets that drive our economies operate more efficiently, outpace competition and secure long-term success. Our global insights impact nearly every major sector - from aerospace to automotive. We empower our customers by isolating cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways so they can make well-informed decisions with greater confidence. This is a force we call The New Intelligence.

Join us

Boundaries belong on maps, not in your work. Start every day at IHS Markit with the excitement of what’s next, by working with people from across the globe on interesting, cutting-edge projects and gaining once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences. It is easy to be passionate and invested in your work here, knowing you are causing an effect for some of the world’s most influential companies. You’ll get to be hands-on with, and see the direct impact, of your work. Career satisfaction just comes with the territory here.


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
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Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

  • Req ID: R19271
  • Date Posted: 04/14/2021
  • Job Category: Research, Analysis, Data and Technical Design
  • Location: Shanghai - Huaihai Middle Rd
  • City, State: Shanghai
  • Country: China (Mainland)

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