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Production Engineer


Deer Park, TX, US, 77571

Req ID:  76507
Facility:  La Porte Ops-Lyo
Department:  LPO Polymers Technical Group
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

In this role you will monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize operating units to drive process and product improvements while maintaining a strong safety and environmental compliance focus.  During a typical day you will apply technical knowledge to detect causes of deviations in quality, capacity, yield, and energy consumption.  You will also collaborate with unit specialists and other engineers to support process design and implementation of capital projects. 

Roles & Responsibilities

•    Develops systems to improve and sustain value in the areas of health, safety, environment, production rates, reliability, cost and quality. 
•    Maintains strong safety and environmental focus
•    Develops recommendations to improve unit performance
•    Develops and manage Key Performance Indicators for plant performance
•    Participates in and lead process hazard reviews and management of change initiatives
•    Provides process design support for capital projects
•    Contributes in a team environment and establish work relationships with onsite and offsite functional groups to achieve results
•    Balance day-to-day operational priorities with long term strategic objectives to ensure alignment with company goals
•    Coach less experienced engineers, as well as provide technical training to others


The Ideal Candidate Should Have:
•    B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering
•    Minimum of four years of experience in the refining, petrochemical, or chemical process industries.
•    Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills
•    Strong leadership and organizational skills
•    Ability to apply engineering concepts to solve performance problems 
•    Knowledgeable in chemical and process engineering fundamental
•    Knowledgeable in the development of Process Design Packages and related economics


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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