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Project Manager


Houston, TX, US, 77049

Req ID:  79124
Facility:  Channelview-Hec-130
Department:  POTBA, NA 3
Division:  Human Resources & Global Projects


Basic Function

The purpose of the job is to Manage projects valued to $250MM+ utilizing a stage gated FEL process within the Global Projects Organization of LyondellBasell globally.

Roles & Responsibilities

    • Manage projects valued to $250 million +
    • Employ the company's Project Management Process in development and/or 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 and implement cost effective contracting strategies.
    • Manage multiple contracts in support of the project. Accountable for project cost and schedule controls, project reporting
    • Obtain funding for projects using formal request for authorization process
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills.
    • 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.

Min. Qualifications


    • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering or closely related technical degree.


Work Experience:

    • 15+ years overall experience with 10+ years prior experience working in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining, or equivalent industry acting as a Project Engineer/Manager.
    • Experience anticipating internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; has recommended process, product or service improvements
    • International project management experience and  prior use of high value engineering centers a plus


Licenses & Certifications:

  • PE and/or PMP Certification a plus


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Customer focus
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Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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