06 Sep, 2021

Senior Process Engineer

  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
Process Engineer Plastics & Manufacturing

Job Description

Are you looking for an expert position where you will be advising about complex process engineering issues? Are you motivated to contribute to reliable, safe and efficient in a sustainable manner? Like working at one of the biggest chemical manufacturing sites? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

This is the role

The Senior Process Engineer is a very diversified role. You will have a major role in defining and execution of (capital) projects. As a lead of multi disciplinary teams to define scopes as part of the front-end-loading and you will provide process engineering knowledge during the engineering phase.
Analyzing complex issues and advising integral solutions is not something you have to do all alone. You work closely together with global R&D and corporate engineers. You have the responsibility to judge potential projects on feasibility and make proposals to  management. In order to be a reliable advisor, you need to analyze the data of production and systems, set up models of optimization and hand over the best tools to all plants.
You will coach and train  (young) engineers and support them with professional knowledge as best as possible. As part of our Global Operational Excellence program you will develop, share and implement standards and best practices to achieve the ultimate production process.

This is who you are

You feel right at home in a manufacturing environment where you embrace engineering process improvement. You are a strong communicator on all levels within the organization. As an independent specialist, you are not afraid to deal with resistance and you excel in convincing others. With your critical mindset and catching vision, you’re able to drive change.

This is what you bring

  • A Master’s degree in chemical engineering;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a comparable field of work;
  • Fluent English and Dutch.

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package.


Please feel free to contact our recruiter at natalie.backx-cornelissen@lyondellbasell.com for more details. Would you like to apply? Just add you cv and motivation letter via the application button.

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