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Project Manager


Deer Park, TX, US, 77571

Req ID:  76279
Facility:  La Porte Ops-Lyo
Department:  LPO Plant Projects
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

This position is accountable for managing development and execution of multiple capital projects through all assigned phases. The project manager assembles and leads the required cross-functional team to achieve agreed cost, schedule, quality, operability, and safety objectives established for the project.

This position will work closely with various technical groups, operations, reliability, and maintenance

personnel to scope, design, and execute capital projects across the LaPorte Complex.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Employ the company's phase gate Project Management Process in execution of small capital

projects up to $15MM TIC.

• Execute projects consistent with approved project objectives and assume accountability for

overall HSE, cost, and schedule performance during development, execution, commissioning and startup of projects.

• Lead definition of projects, scope development, and front end engineering in support of the

project objectives.

• Lead multi-discipline project teams, including company and contract personnel, in resolution of technical and commercial issues.

• Develop and implement documented Project Execution Plan (PEP) that covers concept selection, project development, contracting strategies, execution, commissioning and startup, and post project evaluation.

• Develop documents necessary for project funding gate reviews.

• Gather information and develop a thorough understanding of the project, while providing strong leadership skills to lead a diverse cross-functional team.

• Prepare and present project updates to senior management.

• Simultaneously manage multiple tasks and projects effectively.

Min. Qualifications

• Bachelor of Science degree in engineering with a minimum of 6 years of work experience in the refining/petrochemical/chemical industry is required.

• Familiarity with applicable engineering codes/standards and their application.

• Working knowledge of equipment procurement and construction.

• The successful candidate shall have developed strong estimating skills and will have worked with contractors, vendors and purchasing to accomplish the work scope.

• Working knowledge of SAP as well as the Management of Change process.

• Strong teamwork, results orientation and organizational skills are a must.

• Must have excellent communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills.

Preferred Qualifications

A general knowledge of project management process, equipment, and materials 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: Houston

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