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Training Specialist


Houston, TX, US, 77049

Req ID:  76733
Facility:  Channelview-Hec-130
Department:  Americas Training & Development
Division:  Americas Manufacturing

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

The Training Specialist has the responsibility for working with internal teams to create innovative computer and electronic based training content.  The modules include delivery through mobility tools, tablets, Learning Management System (LMS), digital video systems, gaming, eLearning creation tools and other software packages on the market. Application of these tools will be for technical training supporting engineers, operators, maintenance and other technical roles as identified.
A working knowledge of instructional design and application to various learning technologies and experiential learning is desired.  The person in the role is expected to be proficient in the LMS portion of SuccessFactors, eLearning content development tools, video and audio capture software and graphic design applications.  Ability or willingness to learn and apply new technology appplications is expected. 

The position supports a global network of personnel and the ability to clearly communicate, manage individual projects, and deliver timely results is highly desired.  Partnership with IT, site personnel, GTLS team members and other key stakeholders to create SCORM compliant training modules, assessments and other on-demand learning resources is essential for success.  Ability to troubleshoot, investigate and resolve technical issues and limitations is required.
This role will reside 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

• Evaluate technology learning tools on market for use within company to determine best options for various learning needs.
• Create learning content utilizing existing software and resources to improve technical knowledge delivery.
• Partner with key stakeholders for content development and approval to obtain ideas, delvelop plans, communicate status and create opportunities for continuous improvement.
• Apply graphic design and visual images to improve knowledge transfer initiatives to increase knowledge retention and ease of understanding.

Min. Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Instructional Design or related field or equivalent experience is preferred
Instructional Technology or eLearning development certification is preferred

Work Experience:
2+ years experience preferred in the hydrocarbon or learning & development industry
5+ years learning resources and technology

Critical Competencies/Behaviors:
Strong interpersonal skills - ability to effectively participate in cross-functional teams
Strong influencing skills
Strong writing ability and proper use of grammar
Strong planning and problem-solving capability for championing change
Strong analytical, evaluation, and judgment skills
Excellent results-orientation

Experienced person who has created innovative and engaging eLearning and virtual learning content and modules
Ability to apply adult learning principles to various topics and situations
Expert in eLearning/technology tools such as Articulate, Lectora, Captivate, Flash media and media converters, graphic design software, audio editors, video editing software and learning management system administration
Ability to document and communicate project scopes, timelines and status updates
Experience with project management processes
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with key stakeholders


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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