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Global Procurement Analyst - Industrial Gases & Raw Materials


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  83895
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Global Raw Material & Ind. Gases
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

  • Work in close collaboration with the Global Industrial Gases and Global Raw Materials Category Management Team, providing analytical support to access the value of supplier contracts and initiatives to meet the company’s sustainability and financial objectives.
  • Provide stakeholders, including senior management, with economic, market, and industry analysis to understand trends and potential market shifts.
  • Work with the category teams to prepare recommendations and presentations related to commercial opportunities, strategic sourcing decisions, capital projects, revenue growth/cost reduction, and industry data compilation/interpretation/analysis.
  • Active participation in business process, information technology support, systems integration and implementation initiatives for the Procurement organization.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Analyzes complex data, identifies anomalies, and provides information in a user-friendly format. 
  • Assures spend file accuracy, monitors metrics and supports efforts to capture the actual contract pricing information into analytical tools for reporting. 
  • Communicates and enforces business rules through interaction with all levels of Procurement. 
  • Contributes to compliance reporting to respond to Accounting, Internal and External Control audits. 
  • Displays high proficiency in Enterprise system applications.  Applies analytical tools to anticipate and solve problems in a timely fashion. 
  • Identifies and implements system and process improvements to optimize efficiency.
  • Assist in requirements gathering, business case development, and implementation of appropriate solutions. 
  • Supports Category Managers during complex sourcing initiatives through data modeling and analysis, change management and new process execution.
  • Ensures high ethical and financial control compliance standards are met by the organization.
  • Provides performance analysis and benchmarking processes for energy-related costs in the business
  • Additional duties assigned as required



Min. Qualifications

  • BS or BA Undergraduate Degree required, Engineering Degree and MBA preferred
  • Requires 6+ years of relevant experience with 3+ years in the refining, petrochemicals and/or polymers industry preferred
  • Strong analytical, evaluation, and judgment skills – demonstrated ability to handle complex, and often ambiguous analytical and evaluation assignments, including development of economic and cost models 
  • Thorough understanding of corporate finance, financial modeling and analytical tools (IRR, NPV, payback, EVA, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills consistent with a client group that includes Senior Managers & Executives
  • Advanced PC skills, including spreadsheets, database, graphics, statistical forecasting and modeling. Good information technology skills needed to access company data.

Preferred Qualifications


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


We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. 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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