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Project Planner/ Scheduler


Houston, TX, US, 77049

Req ID:  79209
Facility:  Channelview-Hec-130
Department:  Global Projects Scheduling & Risk, NA
Division:  Human Resources & Global Projects


Basic Function

A Project Planner / Scheduler develops, integrates, maintains and communicates capital projects CPM schedules.  The position can be assigned as lead scheduler on a major project ($150MM+) or on multiple large projects (+10MM) as well as specific initiatives for business studies or system/process development responsibilities.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Develop and maintain the logic, activities, milestones, coding structures, and resource loading required to provide fully integrated EPC project schedules.
• Provide schedule, resource, and Key Performance Indictor (KPI) reporting to project teams.
• Assist the Project Controls Manager in maintaining overall project and contractor baseline schedules and schedule updates that meet the LyondellBasell Project Management Process (PMP) requirements.
• Assist the Project Controls Manager in developing the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).  Works with contractors to ensure compliance with WBS and work packaging requirements through appropriate segregation and coding of scheduling data.
• Review schedules prepared by contractors to ensure appropriate level of details and structure are applied to ensure effective progress monitoring and project control.
• Review contractor change requests to assess the impact to schedules and the critical path of the project.
• Assist in the development of 'what if' scenario schedules for analysis during project development.
• Contribute to the development of schedule risk analysis models and analyze potential impacts using deterministic and probabilistic analysis methods as appropriate.

Min. Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field or equivalent work experience.
• 6 years of project planning and scheduling experience preferably in relation to petrochemical or refining industry projects.
• Knowledgeable regarding petrochemical / refining industry scheduling techniques and practices.
• Self-motivated problem solver with excellent analytical skills and attention to details.
• Knowledgeable regarding risk management and analysis.  Schedule and Risk analysis experience using Deltek Acumen software preferred.
• Good oral and written communication skills and ability to collaborate with project teams.
• Strong working knowledge of Primavera P6.  Proficient using the Microsoft Office software suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).


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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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