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Digital Business Partner


Morris, IL, US, 60450 Corpus Christi, TX, US, 78410 Bay City, TX, US, 77414 Cincinnati, OH, US, 45249 Channelview, TX, US, 77530 Clinton, IA, US, 52732 Westlake, LA, US, 70669 Pasadena, TX, US, 77507 Houston, TX, US, 77010 Deer Park, TX, US, 77571

Req ID:  80202
Facility:  Morris Operations-130, Bayport Po-130, Channelview-Htc-Lyo, Cincinnati Tech
Department:  Manufacturing, Engr, and Proj Portfolio
Division:  Global Business Services


Basic Function

The Business Partner is a business and technology savvy leader working to shape and influence business value generation for Digital Transformation opportunities.  The Business Partner focuses on building strong working relationships with the functions in order to analyze current processes and tools for high value business opportunities. He or she anticipates business needs and proactively develops digital transformation opportunities for next generation value generation. The position requires significant interaction with leaders in the company, strategic aptitude, with strong analytic skills, and ability to effectively communicate and facilitate decisions.


The Business Partner does this by working closely with:

  • Business, industry, and vendor visionaries and leaders to identify and evaluate value opportunities in the current landscape of processes and tools.
  • Digital leadership to promote and gain alignment for opportunities identified for value creation.
  • Project Manager resources to create project charters that have a contribution to larger business value case and subsequently help them resolve issues that escalate beyond the level of the project team.
  • Colleagues across the Global Business Services organization to support value creation opportunities from both the current landscape and also from the digital transformation vision and roadmap


The Business Partner must also monitor customer satisfaction and facilitates improvement of the digital client experience on a continuous basis.  


This position reports to the Digital Portfolio Manager (Manufacturing, Global Engineering, and Capital Projects) who is responsible for leading the digital portfolio strategies and objectives of that function.

Roles & Responsibilities

This individual will partner with global cross-functional teams to develop and prioritize business segment roadmaps, short and long term project plans and identify technology trends.   The position interfaces frequently with business leadership, and will build and maintain relationships and interface regularly with strategic vendors at the executive level.


Specific areas of responsibility and influence include:

  • Maintain/develop an in-depth understanding of the business functions/processes/tools supported, be viewed by the business as an advocate for them within Digital Transformation and provide the voice of Digital Transformation back to the business when developing Digital Transformation roadmaps.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the key factors driving business decisions for business partners and develop digital transformation technology alternatives and recommendations based on those factors.
  • Works closely with business partners and value chain managers to explore value opportunities in existing business processes and deployed tools, analyze new opportunities and business readiness for digital technology improvements.
  • Stay current on the Digital Transformation “Future Back” strategy and in identifying and communicating business partner needs and implications of efforts to ensure that they are included in all relevant activities and communications of the strategy.
  • Stay current with digital technology and business trends and act as a consultant to both the business and Digital Transformation leadership by continuously scanning the current process and technology landscape for value opportunities, in addition to understanding the current and future technology trends.

Min. Qualifications

Required education, experience, skills, professional attributes and qualities include the following:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Demonstrable leadership competencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to perform well under pressure and deadlines.
  • Aptitude to develop and maintain strong working relationships with Business Functions, Information Technology Resources, Consultants, Vendors and/or Management.
  • Outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork and strong self-organization skills.
  • Exposure to and experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Connected Worker / Mobility Enablement, Manufacturing Plant of the Future concepts and digital technology are beneficial. 
  • Exposure to and experience in Advanced Analytics is a differentiator.


This position conducts business in more than 6 countries. Proficiency in language(s) such as German, Italian, or French is a differentiator. English is the corporate language. Domestic and international travel of about 15% is anticipated.


This role can sit at any LyondellBasell site location within the US.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrable digital transformation experience in chemical manufacturing, oil and gas, or digital transformation consulting experience.




Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
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.


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.

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