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HSES Systems Specialist


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  77200
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  HSES Systems
Division:  HS&E, Global Engineering and Turnarounds

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 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

Basic Function

he primary responsibility of the function is to act as the business owner for HSES systems, driving consistent implementation, ensuring efficient and effective usage and identifying improvement opportunities which help to improve overall HSES performance. This function owns the HSES Systems configuration, works with IT to improve or fix the solution to match the agreed business rules and preferred practices. 

Roles & Responsibilities

•Facilitate agreement of changes/additions to the business rules and preferred practices of HSES system usage between all stakeholders, understanding the corporate requirements which require consistency and the possible level of flexibility
•Define solutions, in cooperation with IT, which are optimal between costs, sustainability, and usability
•Validate the proper functioning of the solution before implementation (piloting, develop test scripts, testing)
•Document the business rules and preferred practices of HSES system usage and create training material 
•Drive the acceptance and good usage of the solution through appropriate change management (training, marketing, communication, …)
•Gather data, analyze and report on HSES Systems to identify trends and leading indicators which help to improve overall HSES performance 
•Keep in frequent contact with client base, understand defects and/or new requirements. Drive closure of defects and facilitate agreement on new requirements between the stakeholders.

Min. Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree required.  Engineering or process related degree preferred. 

Work Experience: 
1.    8+ years chemical manufacturing experience (site) 
2.    Working knowledge of the manufacturing/HSE processes such as incident reporting, investigation or management of change processes.
3.    “Super User” role. Proven experience as an expert user of an IT application
4.    Project lead, initiative lead or similar. Proven facilitative skills; reaching agreement amongst different stakeholders

Critical Competencies/Behaviors:
1.    Strong client focus
2.    Quick understanding learning/understanding of IT applications
3.    Ability to facilitate agreement; i.e. define desired outcome, understand different pathways and apply situationally 
4.    Ability to drive and support change
5.    Good communicator; explain complex topics simply and fit for audience

1.    Strong knowledge of MS office (Excel. PowerPoint)
2.    Strong training skills 
3.    Strong skills in development of training materials 
4.    Excellent written and oral communication skills 
5.    Excellent analytical and problem solving skills 

1.    English 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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