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Cincinnati, OH, US, 45249

Req ID:  80754
Facility:  Cincinnati Technology R&D-Lyo
Department:  R&D Site Services
Division:  Innovation

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 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.

Basic Function

The primary role of this technician position is to provide welding and pipefitting maintenance support to LyondellBasell North American Polymers Research Development group through the Site Services Department.  Additionally, this role will help to assure continuous, smooth and safe operations within the Site Services Department by providing oversight and hands-on mechanical support to the many other site operations (i.e. machine shop, electrical and mechanical trades, HVAC, shipping/receiving, warehouse).

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Act as site lead for welding and pipefitting operations.
  • Scope, plan and safely implement facility projects within the Cincinnati Technology Center.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and upgrade the site’s Applications, Physical Testing, Analytical and Catalyst Laboratory equipment as needed to maintain high availability.                                             
  • Plan and prioritize contract personnel to meet department objectives with GoalZERO Safety performance.
  • Review and approve Work Permits/Job Plans for contractors, such as repairs and inspections for motors, elevators, plumbing, roof surfaces, fire systems, fire extinguishers, etc.
  • Serve as backup support to the site warehouse technician and other department functions.
  • Champion Safety through leading by example and participating in department and site safety programs and initiatives.
  • Prioritization of work requests in support of business strategy and customer needs.
  • Development of relationships with site employees, contractors, equipment suppliers and parts distributors.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improving site safety

Min. Qualifications

  • High School Diploma.
  • At least 10 years working experience with maintenance and/or building infrastructure.
  • Strong mechanical background in pipefitting, fabrication and general building maintenance.
  • Effective leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, technical schematics and building drawings.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities.
  • Demonstrated strong safety knowledge in OSHA and NFPA regulations, including Lock Out/Tag Out, Confined Space and Live Electric.
  • Possess basic computer skills and knowledge of word processing software for tracking maintenance and training activities.
  • Effectively present information in small groups to contractors and employees.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time, climb ladders periodically up to 12 feet.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds from waist to shoulder periodically.
  • Ability to exert up to 18 pounds of push pull force

Preferred Qualifications

  • Welding experience, including a variety of types and materials.
  • Associates Degree in related Technical Disciplines.
  • Forklift & Aerial lift operating experience
  • Experience leading small projects


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


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.  


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