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Manager, West Maintenance


Deer Park, TX, US, 77571

Req ID:  77331
Facility:  La Porte Ops-Lyo
Department:  LPO West Maintenance
Division:  Americas Manufacturing

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 Maintenance Manager position directs, coordinates and executes safe, cost-effective and environmentally sound mechanical and electrical maintenance support of the Acetyls and Polymers Areas. This position reports to the Site Maintenance and Reliability Manager role.

Performance Objectives

•    The incumbent is responsible for the following general activities that may be performed under his/her direction or indirect supervision: 
•    Mechanical and electrical maintenance, 
•    Cost control 
•    Work planning and scheduling, 
•    Annual budgeting, 
•    Work request prioritization and approval, 
•    Working with regional mechanical management at the other sites, 
•    Ensuring compliance with corporate goals, policies and procedures, and 
•    Management and direction of resident and specialty contractors.


•    A minimum of 10 years of chemical plant or refinery experience.  
•    A minimum of 4 years of maintenance leadership experience or 2 years management experience.
•    The incumbent must have a sound working knowledge of company policies, mechanical and electrical maintenance procedures and health, safety and environmental requirements with a major focus on improving equipment reliability and root cause analysis. 
•    The incumbent must have a working knowledge of MOWP.
•    The incumbent must have a general knowledge of purchasing and employee relations.  

Preferred Requirements

•    BS degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or a related discipline
•    Strong leadership, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills to focus the organization on achieving departmental goals 
•    Strong analytical skill for making timely decisions with limited information 
•    Strong organizational skill for managing competing priorities and setting long term goals and objectives 
•    Strong system skills for design and execution delegation of maintenance systems such as Operational Excellence, Mechanical Integrity, preventative/predictive maintenance programs, and process tracking. 
•    Strong  communication (written and verbal presentation) skills for formal reports and recommendations to all organizational levels to all organizational levels
•    Broad technical knowledge of the Engineering disciplines and experience involving a wide variety of chemical process equipment, hardware, and plant operations. 
•    Sound working knowledge of company policies, plant operating and maintenance procedures, planning/scheduling, and equipment reliability, SAP, and health, safety, and environmental and insurance provision requirements as related to company activities. 
•    Strong leadership skills are required for the direction of technical and professional personnel and the coordination of outside services. 
•    Leadership and management skills to effectively manage budgets, coordinate site wide priorities, and drive improvements. 
•    Ability to develop a strategy and collaborate with the other Maintenance Managers to generate improvements.


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: Houston

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