Porocel employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Prescription drugs
  • Short-term disability
  • Basic Life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary insurance
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Retirement Accounts 

Technical Service Specialist (Houston Texas USA)

Job Summary

 Porocel International, LLC  is an innovative leader in hydroprocessing catalyst products and services and a leading supplier of activated alumina, specialty adsorbents and support media. Porocel has a global presence with manufacturing sites in Europe, Asia, and North America.  We provide products and services to the global petroleum refining and chemical processing industries that help them meet environmental requirements and reduce costs. 


Porocel has an immediate opening for a Technical Service Specialist – Americas at the Houston Sales Office location to provide technical service to Porocel’s customers for the use of Porocel’s activated alumina catalysts, adsorbents and hydroprocessing catalysts and services (HPC).





Responsible for technical support of Porocel products and services sold through our sales managers, agents and distributors in North and South America.  Prepare catalytic and adsorption unit design packages and provide optimization and trouble-shooting support to Porocel’s current and potential customers.

Additionally, this position has the sales support responsibility for, and will work closely with, Porocel’s agents and distributors in The Americas making joint sales calls and ensuring that these agents and distributors are maintaining sufficient focus on selling Porocel’s products.



Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits plus 401K




1.      Provide product designs to Porocel’s customers (end-users) using Porocel’s proprietary design tools.

2.      Participate in joint visits to present technical data and offers

3.      Create technical offers including cycle performance projections

4.      Provide onsite support at customer locations throughout the Americas. 

5.      Provide unit monitoring and troubleshooting through the entire cycle for HPC products by data analyses.

6.      Provide interpretation of previous cycle performance and guidance on the suitability of re-using HPC materials based on analyses of spent catalysts.

7.      Actively work with Porocel’s agents and distributors to ensure that Porocel is being sufficiently represented in the marketplace.

8.      Attend conferences to interface with Porocel’s customers (end-users).

9.      Prepare and publish Sales Call Reports on a timely basis and in accordance with company standards.

10.  Provide recommendations for improving company relationships with agents and distributors.

11.  Provide input for the development of sales and marketing literature and preparing sales forecasts and budgets.

12.  Travel of 30% to 50% including International travel up to 25%.

Minimum Requirements



  •        Engineering or Chemistry Bachelor’s degree
  •      New grad to 5 years of technical and sales or business experience
  •      Oral and written competency of English
  •      Bilingual  Spanish is beneficial
  •      Excellent organizational and interpersonal relationship skills
  •      Good technical writing skills are highly desirable, as is a strong familiarity and competency with Excel  

Contact Information

Houston Sales Office HR Dept

Houston Texas 77070


Send resumes to hr@porocel.com

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