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Head of PT&C-PC Frankfurt


Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, DE, 65926

Req ID:  80542
Facility:  Frankfurt-501
Department:  Frankfurt Processing Center
Division:  Innovation

LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Every day our employees of LyondellBasell work around the clock to reliably and safely deliver the plastics, chemicals, materials, fuels and technologies that advance solutions to our world´s biggest challenges. Found in nearly every sector of the economy, the products and materials produced by LyondellBasell are key to advancing solutions. With a nearly 70-year legacy of game-changing innovation, LyondellBasell is the world´s largest licensor of polyolefin and polypropylene technologies and sells products into approximately 100 countries.


For our European production site in Frankfurt, Germany, we are looking for a qualified


Head of PT&C-PC Frankfurt (m/f/d) 


The purpose of the job is to manage, operate, maintain and develop the assigned Processing Center (PC) and to realize R&D activities within Processing, Testing and Characterization (PT&C) Frankfurt contributing to the progress of the defined R&D research areas. 



Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for achieving GoalZERO performance in occupational safety, process safety and environmental aspects implementing and maintaining the highest standards, results and certifications for HSEQ. Comply with corporate safety standards, policies and local regulations
  • Managing Operations in the Processing Center (PC)
  • Responsible for OPEX and CAPEX for the PC addressing business requirements via new investment initiatives. Control and report the resource utilization of the activities by the different internal customers
  • Establish and continuously extend a recognized know how center for polymer processing with a main focus on Polyethylene, Circular Solutions and APS products. Stimulate and supervise development and implementation of new methods and techniques for characterization and polymer processing of new products, new polymerization processes, catalysts
  • Ensure effective and efficient PC operations with numerous sophisticated methodologies in-line with business needs and trends. Develop and implement organizational and technical improvements. Ensure the agreed level of support in terms of technologies and capacities for other R&D Functions, Manufacturing, Catalyst and Licensing, and Polymer Business
  • Effectively communicate ideas, results, and recommendations through appropriate written reports and oral presentations to the R&D staff and management, other functions within the Company, and outside groups as needed
  • Establish work procedures according to internal and external quality standards. Assure required certifications/accreditations
  • Contribute to the development of an effective staff through training, coaching, informal discussions, and participation in selection and recruitment of personnel


Education and Key Requirements


  • Master or PhD in Chemistry, Physics , Material Science , Polymer Science or Chemical Engineering
  • About 10 years of related experience in laboratory/polymer processing or technical function with customer interface
  • Fluent in German and English, written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and within a diverse, multi-cultural, international environment
  • Solution-oriented working and analytical thinking, with a high amount of own initiative and commitment
  • Ability to manage complex interfaces and a diverse spectrum of internal customers
  • Good resource and project management skills
  • Good knowledge of polymer-structure/property relationship
  • Knowledge of Safety, Health, Quality and Environment Regulations
  • Good knowledge about safety standards, rules and regulations related (e.g. OE standards and advisories)


What do we offer


We offer you a job with a high level of diverse tasks and responsibilities in an international company that highly values the development of its employees, quality and safety. You get the freedom to take a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and challenging opportunities for growth.




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