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HR Generalist


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  81853
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Finance
Division:  People and Culture


Basic Function

The HR Generalist will have responsibility for the HR partnership role supporting the Corporate business functions. 
This position will support all levels of leadership focusing on various Human Resources areas such as employee 
retention, talent acquisition, performance management, succession planning, onboarding programs, and general 
HR policies and procedures, etc. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the improvement of quality and delivery of HR processes and data requests with zero defects. 
  • Partner with leaders in the development and implementation of organizational structure changes including identifying impact and assisting in the communication as needed. 
  • Provide one point of contact for HR support to assist in the achievement of client's business goals and objectives providing strategic partnership/ advisement with internal client leadership at all levels. 
  • Act as a trusted advisor to management ensuring the establishment of sound management practices, aligned with HR policy procedure and practices, and consistent decision making processes across the lines of business. 
  • Proactively identify business and HR objectives/expectations that will benefit client leaders - manage to completion. 
  • Provide counsel to client leaders in order to proactively anticipate and address complex HR issues impacting the business.  
  • Partner with the client leadership and Talent Acquisition to obtain skilled talent. 
  • Participate in project teams in client organization, providing guidance and support as appropriate. 
  • Assists in the preparation of various reports and presentations, performing data analysis as needed on such topics as succession planning, headcount analysis, and various other HR related initiatives. 
  • Assists HR Partners with various HR related operational matters such as hiring processes, employee separations, medical leaves, exit interviews, payroll changes, etc. 
  • Manages KPI reporting (monthly, quarterly and annually), such as open positions reports, overtime reporting, absence reporting, headcount, attrition, workforce planning, etc. 
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects operations by keeping human resource information confidential. 
  • Maintains, manipulates and analyzes spreadsheets and/or databases for department; enters, compiles and arranges data, computations, and verifies accuracy of data; identifies and resolves issues or problems with data; develops recommendations to remedy errors and mitigate future occurrences; Identifies and recommends work processes efficiencies; implements enhancements to methods and procedures as applicable.
  • Creates and maintains personnel files for employees. 

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or the equivalent and / or a minimum of 2 years' experience as a generalist or consultant in Human Resources.
  • The ability to work with all levels of employees from front line employees to senior management. 
  • Ability to drive change; challenge the status quo; and take specific actions to facilitate change. 
  • Excellent team building skills, self-motivated with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. 
  • Creative problem solver with strong attention to detail, organization, and follow-up skills. 
  • Strong communication skills to include verbal, written, and interpersonal. 
  • Must have solid HR fundamentals and broad-based experience in HR, including employee relations and knowledge and understanding of EEO laws, Affirmative Action and conflict resolution. 
  • Proficiency working independently in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Human Resources certification.
  • SAP and Success Factors experience.




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Customer focus
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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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