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Talent Acquisition Consultant


HOUSTON, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  79323
Facility:  ONE HOUSTON CENTER-5001
Department:  Talent Acquisition APS
Division:  Human Resources & Global Projects


Basic Function

Come Join LyondellBasell!

The Talent Acquisition Consultant is responsible for managing full cycle recruitment against a portfolio of requisitions. You will be expected to drive the talent acquisition process with a real focus on value, quality and flexibility. This role requires excellent relationship management skills as well as the ability to source and attract diverse candidates in a scarce skills environment supporting both our corporate and field stakeholders. This position will also be responsible for supporting the pipeline of qualified talent to ensure a great candidate experience.  


Additionally, this role will nurture relationships with prospective talent and manage on-going manager relationships to support the long term strategic talent acquisition needs on behalf of the LYB organization. This role reports to the Talent Acquisition Manager, APS & Americas Manufacturing.  This position will office in Houston, Texas but will have the option to work remotely up to 2 days per week.


If you are a proactive, enthusiastic and dynamic individual who enjoys working with people and finding practical and sensible solutions across all levels of organization, then join our dynamic Talent Acquisition team at LyondellBasell (LYB).

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategic initiatives for recruiting qualified & diverse talent in a multi-site organization
  • Partner with HR Business Partners (HRBP) and managers to forecast and develop plans for key staffing initiatives
  • Build robust strategies to attract, source and screen a high-quality pool of diverse candidates both for short and long-term priorities
  • Develop and implement search strategies that includes vendor selection process and performance metrics for all searches
  • Manage full cycle recruiting process to meet staffing goals across all levels and business units
  • Create and implement recruiting/sourcing strategies to attract passive job seekers
  • Consult with and advise hiring managers, interview teams and HRBP to ensure job requirements and expectations are clearly understood and candidates are assessed against appropriate criteria
  • Develop strong relationships and partner with hiring manager, business leaders and HRBP
  • Work closely with hiring managers to maximize effectiveness of recruiting process
  • Track and report key metrics designed to measure and predict staffing activity
  • Regular follow up with the respective hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of recruitment process
  • Actively participate in all staffing related activities and engage in cross functional projects.
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends and latest market intelligence to inform successful recruitment strategies 
  • Develop and execute a personal time management plan
  • Other Talent Acquisition/HR related duties as assigned 

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university or 10+ years of equivalent talent acquisition work experience required
  • Proven ability to interface with all levels within the organizational hierarchy from staff to executive level
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and communication skills & team based project experience
  • Strong stakeholder management and customer service skills is required
  • Strong understanding and experience with end to end recruitment lifecycle processes
  • Ability to manage multiple requisitions, reporting and other competing priorities while meeting critical and routine deadlines
  • Very strong people skills with the ability to engage passive candidates, understand key career aspirations and articulate a compelling candidate proposition.
  • Strong Experience and knowledge on sourcing resumes from all sources
  • Proficient computer skills including the Microsoft Office and in-depth knowledge of data mining and internet research
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with applicant tracking systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Eight (8) years of Staffing/Recruitment/HR Generalist experience preferred
  • Manufacturing recruiting experience specifically within the chemical industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ATS, ideally SuccessFactors




Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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.


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.

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