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Human Resources Consultant


Bay City, TX, US, 77414

Req ID:  86125
Facility:  Matagorda Ops-130
Department:  HR MTO, VTO, CBO
Division:  People and Culture

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): 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 or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

Basic Function

The HR Consultant will be a strategic partner to leadership and employees located at the LyondellBasell Chocolate Bayou, Matagorda and Victoria, TX plant sites. This position will provide expert guidance on HR matters, including but not limited to employee relations, talent management, performance management, organizational development, and HR policy implementation. The HR Consultant role will involve fostering a positive and productive work environment that supports the achievement of the company's goals and objectives. Primarily located at the Matagorda facility, the role will require frequent day travel to the Chocolate Bayou and Victoria sites.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Partner with leadership to understand and address business challenges through effective HR strategies.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to leaders and managers, providing guidance on HR policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with all levels of employees from front line employees to senior management.
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding HR policies, procedures, and benefits.
  • Manage employee relations matters, including conflict resolution, disciplinary actions, and performance improvement plans.
  • Support the performance management process, including goal setting, performance reviews, and development planning.
  • Lead talent acquisition efforts, including workforce planning, recruitment, selection and offer creation.
  • Develop and implement training and development programs to enhance employee skills and capabilities.
  • Collaborate with the HR team to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Analyze HR metrics and trends to identify opportunities for improvement and make data-driven recommendations.
  • Support organizational change initiatives and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Participate in project teams within client organization, providing guidance and support as appropriate. 
  • Proactively identify and seek solutions to address people and organizational needs.
  • Maintain HR records, such as employee information and documentation.
  • Prepare HR-related reports as needed (e.g., turnover rates, headcount, overtime).
  • Coordinate HR projects, meetings, and training sessions.
  • Support payroll and benefits administration processes.
  • Help maintain SAP/Success Factors databases and systems, ensuring data accuracy and confidentiality.

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field, or equivalent years of experience.
  • 2+ years of experience as an HR Generalist or in a similar HR role.
  • Knowledge of HR functions, including employment law, compensation, organizational development, and employee relations.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees and managers.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret data and trends, diagnose problems, and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Proficiency working independently in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, TEAMs and Outlook. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • HR certification (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR) preferred.
  • Experience in the chemical and/or oil and gas industry.
  • SAP and SuccessFactors experience strongly preferred. 


Build Partnerships
Deliver Results
Drive Innovation
Grow Capabilities
Promote Inclusion
Motivational/Cultural Fit
Technical Skills


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 champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  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 or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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