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Engineer, Reliability Process Analyzer


Deer Park, TX, US, 77571

Req ID:  85913
Facility:  La Porte Ops-Lyo
Department:  LPO Reliability
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins, Refining and Su


Basic Function

The purpose of this position is to develop, maintain, and execute a strategic position on reliability improvement with plant process analyzers.

Roles & Responsibilities

Lead key strategic initiatives for the IEA Reliability Team
Develop, implement, and maintain the long-range plan for analyzers.
•    Oversight of the five-year analyzer project plan
•    Obsolescence identification, replacement justification, and management
•    Design and oversight of the preventive maintenance (PM) optimization process
•    Application of corporate and industry standards and procedures
•    Development of analyzer turnaround scope
•    Sponsor or provide an analyzer engineering service for capital and expense projects.
•    Develop conceptual scopes and write Project Initiation Forms (PIFs) for analyzer projects.
•    Generate, review, and approve analyzer packages of assigned projects.
•    Execute and approve Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) of new analytical systems
•    Design analyzer projects/upgrades/modifications to engineering standards and guidelines and ensure corporate requirements are followed.

Provide process analyzer support to the asset teams through:
•    Guidance to asset (Technical, Environmental, Production) engineers and specialists 
•    Assistance to Technical, Environmental, Production, and Maintenance for complex troubleshooting, incidents, and unscheduled events.
•    Development of TA (Turnaround), unit outage, and capital project scope and participate proactively in TA core team and project teams through engineering execution support as required.
•    Track and report on process area bad actors and work to systematically remove defects in the system
•    Lead and/or participate in PHAs and RCFA teams as required
•    Lead investigation teams as required by the site incident investigation process

Supports LPO's development of technical competencies by:
•    Mentoring less experienced engineers, participate in the onboarding process
•    Active participation in the corporate Process Analyzer Technical Network

Ensure integrity of engineering records associated with analyzers by:  
•    Ensuring correct calibration methods are maintained
•    Ensuring that data management systems (such as SAP, INTOOLs, Engineering Drawings, etc.) remain accurate and are updated in a timely manner for assigned projects.
•    Maintain MOC sponsor qualification status.
•    Ensuring proper update MOC practices are followed.

Min. Qualifications

•    Four-year college education or 10 +years of experience 
•    Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in instrumentation or process analytics required with degree or 10-12 years of experience without degree
•    Advanced knowledge of analyzers required
•   Bachelor of Engineering preferred
•   15+ years of experience preferred


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 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.


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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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