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Logistics Specialist


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  75828
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Polymer Logistics
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

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

Supply Chain is a customer-focused Center of Excellence providing industry-leading service while delivering differential value to the business, today and into the future.  We separate our Supply Chain functions into several areas; these include logistics, customer fulfillment, services, trade compliance, and support for business processes and systems.​

As a member of our dynamic Supply Chain team, you will play a critical role in helping us supply our products to a global customer base. In this role, you will be responsible for performing accurate and timely delivery planning tasks to meet customer requirements. During a typical day, you may complete goods receipt/issue of orders, coordinate transportation availability, perform logistics inventory management, and/or coordinate the reconciliation of process exceptions. 

This position reports to the Logistics Specialist Supervisor and is located at our North American Headquarters in Downtown Houston. The position offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension plan, parking subsidy and employee discounts.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery planning process for intercompany and customer shipments via modes such as rail, bulk/tank truck, barge, or pipeline.
  • Act as the main point of contact for all delivery-related issues.
  • Establish relationships with internal stakeholders and vendors, become familiar with vendor and system requirements.
  • Deliver effective communication across customer service, manufacturing operations, and land transportation to provide answers to inquiries regarding equipment availability and transportation requirements. React with urgency to time-sensitive needs.
  • Communicate shipping schedules and details to plant/storage location personnel and business management as needed.
  • Complete delivery planning tasks, execute accurate and timely system transactions of product movements.
  • Develop knowledge of the Enterprise system (SAP), extended system tools, and assist stakeholders/vendors with full utilization of these tools.
  • Actively participate in system improvement or other customer fulfillment projects.
  • Contribute to the team's common goals and priorities.
  • Model LyondellBasell core competencies with internal and external customers.

Min. Qualifications

  • Will consider candidates with a High School Diploma that have at least 8 years’ relevant experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • Prior relevant work experience.
  • Must demonstrate effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Able to maintain professionalism and prioritize responsibilities in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Comfortable analyzing data.


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

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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