09 May, 2023

AD/TS Engineer

  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

Basic Function

The Application Development and Technical Service (AD&TS) Engineer provides polyethylene and polypropylene technical support to our strategic customers.   Our AD&TS engineers also create customer and market opportunities for LyondellBasell through applications development and technical service activities in targeted market segments, with a focus on polymer conversion technologies.  They will also be expected to lead product and application development programs in support of market segment strategies.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provides targeted technical support to external customers, as well as internal customers such as Business, Sales and Manufacturing.
  • Understands customer and market needs, translates these into resin requirements/specifications, and works with cross functional groups to frame these into value added opportunities.
  • Investigates and resolves customer complaints regarding product performance or quality with a long-term focus on manufacturing excellence.
  • Initiates and manages value added product and applications development projects in collaboration with other functions including Business, Product Development and Manufacturing
  • Supports profitable product line growth through customer qualifications of new, improved or existing products.
  • Participates in and / or leads various activities related to LyondellBasell’s product stewardship protocol.
  • Provides support to manufacturing plants including process improvement initiatives and other activities aimed at operational excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Known as the Subject Matter Expert for their specific area.

Min. Qualifications

  • University / College degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline with a polymer focus.
  • 2-5 years of work experience in the Polymers industry
  • The candidate must be able to establish excellent customer relationships, be an effective communicator (both written and oral) and have an advanced level of technical competency.  
  • Must also be customer focused, results oriented, problem solver, collaborative, have advanced project management and leadership skills.  
  • The position requires 20 – 50% travel within the US, Mexico and Canada, and possible occasional overseas.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Experience in a polymers laboratory testing polyethylene pipe
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of profile extrusion or compounding equipment
  • Proficiency in Spanish


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to unlock value for our customers, investors and society. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit www.lyondellbasell.com or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

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