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Master Data Specialist/Analyst


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  76708
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Master Data
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

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 the integrity and the accuracy of Master Data in any of the following: Material Master, Customer Master, Transit Routes, and Quality Data. During a typical day, you will receive Master Data requests from internal customers and must complete requests in a timely manner.  

This position reports to the North America Master Data (NAMD) 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 requests from internal client groups regarding Master Data requests, all requests must be completed in a timely manner. 
  • Act as a main point of contact for Account Specialists, Planning, Asset Managers, Marketing Managers, Technical Services, Credit, and other internal groups to support Master Data requests. 
  • Assure accuracy of all customer, material, and quality master data in SAP and extended systems, which may include PLM, SharePoint, and Prizm.
  • Manage data requests to drive content accuracy and data governance.
  • Manage technical service and permit tables with Customer Master to allow timely delivery of product to the customer. 
  • Collaborate with IT and Account Specialists to process customer label requests. 
  • Proactively perform audits and correct issues of Master Data to ensure accuracy of all Master Data in SAP.
  • Maintain operational excellence through accurate, conscientious transactional execution according to established key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Operate with a solution-oriented mindset with regard to process improvements; Lead change implementation for extended system improvements or other Master Data projects.
  • Partner with peers to provide solutions, guidance to resolve business related problems.
  • Model LyondellBasell core competencies with internal customers.

Min. Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year relevant, industry related experience.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. Will consider candidates with a High School Diploma that have at least 5 years’ relevant experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must possess excellent communication, organization, and facilitation skills with a focus on results, customer service and change management.
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiar with extended tools. 
  • 1+ years of SAP experience is preferred; experience working specifically in SAP SD Module is preferred.


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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