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Lead Manufacturing Analyst


Corpus Christi, TX, US, 78410

Req ID:  75030
Facility:  Corpus Christi Operations-130
Department:  MC&A, CCO, MTO, VTO, CBO
Division:  Finance

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 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

Basic Function

The Lead Manufacturing Analyst will play a crucial role in the manufacturing decision-making process, specifically in relation to accounting, finance, controls, and the business environment.  The individual will partner directly with the Victoria and Corpus Christi Plant Management Teams under the direction of the Manufacturing Controlling Sr Manager for the South Region.  While primary duties will center around the Victoria Plant  Manufacturing units, the role will also provide various accounting support for the Corpus Christi facility.  This position will be located at the Corpus Christi facility at 1501 McKinzie Rd, Corpus Christi, Texas – 78410.  Monthly presence (1 to 3 days per month) will be required at the Victoria facility.  

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Encompasses all things accounting-related for the Victoria Plant Manufacturing units, including accounting and month-end close activities, cost and profitability analysis, manufacturing and corporate reporting, and internal control coordination, as well as additional core and ad-hoc functions for various site support organizations.  This role will also assist with month-end close and other ad-hoc activities for the Corpus Christi facility. 
  • Providing key information on historical and forward-looking trends and related cost analysis at the micro and macro level.
  • Among other tasks, this business partner will guide the following processes:  annual budget, site forecasting, LRP functions, monthly cost reviews, benchmark data collection and analysis, internal controls and compliance with SOx, classification of costs, contract review, physical inventory and PPE inventory observations, various audit functions including audit support for turnarounds and other major site projects, as well as other financial support for the manufacturing site.

Min. Qualifications

•    A Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, finance or other related business degree is required.
•    Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial or manufacturing accounting.
•    ERP and data retrieval / analysis experience preferably with SAP and Business Warehouse.
•    Highly self-sufficient and knowledgeable and able to employ quality analytics to facilitate:  (1) making decisions (2) providing quality information to allow management to make sound decisions and (3) serving as a resource / mentor for other accountants within Manufacturing Accounting.

Preferred Qualifications

•    Demonstrated organization skills with the ability to prioritize and have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to drive continuous improvement and ensure achievement of Manufacturing, Finance and Company goals.
•    Ability to multi-task, consistently meets deadlines, and performs self-review of work product for accuracy and quality in a dynamic environment.
•    Ability to work with various work groups and various levels throughout the Manufacturing and Finance organizations.
•    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are essential.
•    Ability to work extended hours during various times of the month/year.
•    Available for light travel:  Monthly presence (1 to 3 days per month) will be required at the Victoria facility.
Experience working in a plant environment is preferred


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.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Corpus Christi

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