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Consultant, Procurement


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  82072
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Business Process Optimization
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

  • Supports development of technology strategy for the Global Procurement function and across functions that enables value creation, deepens stakeholder collaboration, automates low/no value-add work, and transforms the end-user experience.
  • Focal point for connecting technology solutions to business opportunities through deep domain expertise and obtaining support from end users.
  • Stewards initiation of concept and funding request through stage gate process, oversees change management for technology application implementation through proofs of concept informed by industry leading outside-in points of view.
  • Aligns and coordinates with IT, Digital, Cyber (IDC) project execution resources and Procurement Leadership to implement, measure adoption, and confirm business case achievement. 
  • Markets technology concepts and outcomes to garner support with Procurement Leadership and IDC staff to scale applications as relevant globally to maximize return on investment and standardize to full extent viable. 



Roles & Responsibilities

  • Displays high proficiency in Enterprise system applications, with an ability to lead or facilitate incorporating design artefacts in project Stage 
  • Gate charters and business cases.
  • Applies analytical tools to anticipate and solve problems. 
  • Analyzes complex data, identifies anomalies and provides information in a user friendly format.
  • Provides training and guidance to Procurement staff regarding data analytics.
  • Leads various process design activities within Procurement to improve operational efficiency and lower cost of operations (inclusive of  designing solutions aligned with procurement roadmap and ensuring integration with other projects, systems and processes).
  • Manages training and change management activities to achieve organizational readiness for the P2P process and technology changes.
  • Supports CPO and Procurement Leadership in budgeting, strategic planning, enterprise risk assessments and other annual planning activities as needed.
  • Responsible for the coordination of Stage Gate charter and business case of digital projects, collaborating with internal and external partners as needed.
  • Provides expertise regarding functional design and technical specifications, working with SAP and non-SAP programing teams to design and implement identified system enhancements and customizations.
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may direct the work of other staff members.
  • May partner with cross-functional teams in complex programs or initiatives.




Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required (or recognized equivalent); Master’s degree preferred (or recognized equivalent).
  • 10+ years related experience required. 
  • 6+ years of chemical or related industry experience is desirable.
  • Experience defining KPI's and metrics
  • Demonstrated experience successfully implementing change management strategies and techniques within chemical industry.
  • Demonstrated program management experience successfully implementing procurement processes across business units and geographies.

Preferred Qualifications


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


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


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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