09 May, 2023

Engineering & Projects Manager

  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
Project Manager Chemicals

Job Description

Are you an experienced Project or Engineering manager with experience at manufacturing sites from a more global perspective and affinity with circularity and low carbon solutions? Are you attracted to work at one of the most advanced chemical production companies of the world? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit www.lyondellbasell.com or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

As an Engineering and Projects Manager you are responsible for setting up and managing an efficient engineering and projects function, with critical C&LC in-house capabilities versus central LYB or contracted capabilities. The group will be responsible or the development and implementation of plant improvement, debottleneck projects as well as organic growth projects.
You will lead a team of 1 to 5 engineering and project specialists, size and composition of the team determined on expected scope to be managed.
The team can consist of a combination of own staff and contract staff depending on complexity and scope at hand.
You need to liaise with production unit management to analyze performance and develop improvement proposals in order to lower operational costs, increase safety, quality or increase capacity.
In collaboration with BU management you will manage engineering and project execution of desired capacity expansion or improvement proposals.
You will develop overall 5 year rolling Long Range Plan for projects in line with the business unit and operational strategy. 
You ensure the preparation and execution of project portfolio in line with 5 year LRP; safe, on-time and within budget and in compliance with internal (HSE) standards and applicable legislation and permits. You will manage project development and execution in line with the 5-stage Gate PMP process. 
You are able to run multiple new site developments as well as improvement projects for existing sites.

This is who you are

  • Getting Results and Adding Value Focus / Openness and Willingness to Learn / Personal Leadership / Adaptability and Facilitating Change / Teamwork Attitude;
  • The successful candidate must have strong commitment to safety, a high level of personal integrity, and dedication to conducting business in an ethical way;
  • Strong power of analysis and good at understanding organizational issues (integration of activities, flow of information) / People management skills / self-motivated / clear communicator;
  • Entrepreneurship and risk-taking to understand and integrate acquired assets, as well as to drive the circular business to the next level.

This is what you bring

  • Minimum BS degree in Engineering or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 10-15 years’ in the refining, petrochemical, chemical or recycling process, industries is preferred with significant (Capital) project management experience;
  • PMP certificate preferred (Prince2, IPMA);
  • Fluency in English is a must and any other language is a plus.

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. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.


Please feel free to contact our sr Corporate Recruiter at natalie.backx-cornelissen @ lyondellbasell.com for more details. 

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