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Project Manager


Houston, TX, US, 77049

Req ID:  82772
Facility:  Channelview-Hec-130
Department:  Global Projects Development
Division:  Operational Excellence and HSE


Basic Function

During a time of uncertainty and challenges in adjacent industries, LyondellBasell continues to invest in major projects and add to its workforce.  Due to growth, we have a variety of project manager openings from small to mega projects.  This is a rare career opportunity to make a deep and lasting footprint on the company’s landscape. As a member of our dynamic Global Project Management Team, you will provide direct management of the project engineering, discipline engineering, and technical assurance functions assigned to a major capital project ranging from $10M to $500MM+ for both Chemical & Petroleum Processing facilities within the company.

US offices are located at the Houston Engineering Center just 14 short miles NE from Downtown Houston, TX. This is a direct-hire position with competitive base salary, annual bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension, employee discounts, and much, much more!

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Employ the company's Project Management Process in execution of capital projects
  • Lead definition of project objectives, scope development, and front-end engineering in support of the project objectives
  • Analyze and manage risk on projects
  • Lead multi-discipline project management teams, including company and contract personnel, in resolution of technical and commercial issues
  • Prepare and implement project execution plans
  • Develop cost effective contracting strategies
  • Accountable for project cost and schedule controls, project reporting
  • Obtain funding for projects
  • Ability to gather information and develop a thorough understanding of the project, while providing strong leadership skills to lead a diverse cross-functional team is essential
  • Must display strong personal initiative, a sound planning and problem solving capacity, and effective interpersonal skills
  • Routinely prepare and present project updates to senior management
  • Direct company or contract project engineers in supporting roles on Major Projects
  • PE and/or PMP Certification a plus

Min. Qualifications

*We have multiple openings ranging from mid to senior career level.  Qualifications could vary based on the role.*


  • 10+ years prior experience working in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining, or equivalent industry on major capital projects valued over $100MM is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or closely related technical degree
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and effectively handle multiple projects and/or changing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal and external clients
  • Experience anticipating internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; has recommended process, product or service improvements
  • International project management experience a major plus



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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 unlock value for our customers, investors and society. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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