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Site C02 Reduction Lead


Deer Park, TX, US, 77571

Req ID:  79982
Facility:  La Porte Ops-Lyo
Department:  LPO Site Technical Group
Division:  Americas Manufacturing


Basic Function

LyondellBasell is staffing for Lead C02 Reduction Process Engineer for our LaPorte, TX Manufacturing Complex, located east of downtown Houston.  Our LaPorte Complex consists an Olefin unit, Acetyls and VAM unit and several Polymers Technology units. 

This is truly an exceptional opportunity for a high-performing individual with Process/Chemical Engineering and Leadership experience to join our La Porte manufacturing team. The position offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension plan and employee discounts.

The Lead Process/Chemical Engineer will lead the site CO2 reduction project. The individual will collaborate with site leadership team, global engineering team, operations managers, and reliability managers to identify, recommend, and implement strategic projects to reduce CO2 emissions from the site and support corporate teams related to this effort. 

Roles & Responsibilities

•    Develop and support projects/programs which contribute to the profitability, reliability, environmental and safety integrity of the plant while meeting targets specific to the corporate CO2 reduction target.
•    Evaluate existing processes to improve efficiency, reduce energy, and support sustainability. 
•    Evaluate alternate engineering solutions to improve existing plant operation or new future plants and offer a technically sound recommendation for the path forward.
•    Support plant evaluations and management of change packages providing technology input and endorsement.
•    Provide process design support for capital projects including Process Design Package preparation.
•    Lead and coach less experienced engineers, as well as provide technical training to others.
•    Effectively communicate technical recommendations and achievements both verbally and written.
•    Incorporate process safety, environmental soundness and reliable operations principles and standards in projects and tasks.
•    Work directly with outside engineering companies, vendors, contractors and project engineering as appropriate.

Min. Qualifications

•    Solid understanding of unit operations and process safety management systems
•    Relevant work experience with world-scale chemical and petrochemical process unit design and/or operations.
•    Knowledgeable in the development of process design packages and related economics.
•    Knowledge and experience with Olefins, Butadiene, Propylene Oxide, Methanol, and/or Aromatics processes is desired.
•    Demonstrated expertise with Aspentech process simulation tools is desired.
•    Process design experience supporting capital projects is desired.
•    Candidates must have excellent leadership, ethics, teamwork, and communication skills with a results oriented commitment. The ability to manage multiple and changing priorities is essential.
•    This position requires negotiating skills and the ability to resolve conflict across departmental lines to achieve objectives.
•    Ability to prepare and deliver complex technical reports and presentations 
•    Ability to summarize conclusions and impacts to be clearly understood for decision makers.
•    Ability to prioritize work based on the overall value to the organization
•    Familiarity with MS Office and process simulation software.

•    BS in Chemical Engineering minimum. 
•    10 - 15 years of process engineering experience.


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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 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.

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