09 May, 2023

Project Lead Engineer

  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Botlek, Netherlands
Project Manager Chemicals

Job Description

Are you experienced in leading capital projects within the chemical industry? Are you able to manage projects on quality, people capacity, costs, efficiency? Do you like to present accurate progress reports? 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

You will lead a multi-discipline team of engineers to develop and implement (operating-) plant projects and manage all aspects of a project from Front End Loading (FEL) into construction and through commissioning with project handover to final close out. You will be the focal point for external stakeholders such as engineering vendors, material suppliers, construction companies, etc., supported by an integrated project team and functions such as procurement. He or she shall manage the activities to ensure the project objective is achieved, whilst adhering to company standards and own  responsibility for project safety, budgets and schedule and quality. You will comply that projects are executed in accordance with the LYB Project Management Process (based on standard 5 phase approach) and associated Project Execution Manual.

This is who you are

You feel right at home in a manufacturing environment where you easily connect with a variety of people from different departments. As a proactive self starter with strong organisational skills, you have a systematic work method, you have strong communicative skills, you solve problems and are prepared to make decisions. You have a result driven mindset and are able to collaborate with both internal as external stakeholders.

This is what you bring

•    At least a Bachelor’s degree with relevant Petrochemical plant experience complemented with a discipline background (Process, Electrical, Instrumentation, Rotating equipment, Mechanical equipment);
•    5+ years of experience with Plant Project management in the Petrochemical industry;
•    Experienced in project management, specifically the standard 5 phases methodology of project management; PMI-PMP/ IPMA certificate is preferred;
•    Experience with SAP and MS office;
•    Fluent in Dutch and English.

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 high skilled 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 corporate recruiter at jorn. smits @lyondellbasell.com for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume directly through the application button.

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