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HR Consultant


Pasadena, TX, US, 77507

Req ID:  76527
Facility:  Bayport Po-130
Department:  HR BCO, BLO, BYO
Division:  Human Resources & Global Projects

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


LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, is seeking an experienced Human Resources Consultant for our Bayport Complex, located 26 miles from Downtown Houston. The Bayport Complex is comprised of three manufacturing sites in close proximity to each other hosting approximately 700 employees, plus numerous contractors. 


The HR Consultant will have responsibility for the HR partnership role supporting business units at the Bayport site. This position will support all levels of leadership focusing on various Human Resources areas such as employee retention, talent acquisition, performance management, succession planning, onboarding programs, and general HR policies and procedures, etc.

Roles & Responsibilities


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide one point of contact for HR support to assist in the achievement of client's business goals and objectives providing strategic partnership/advice to internal client leadership at all levels.
  • Develop employee retention initiatives in partnership with client groups; evaluate retention drivers and turnover statistics; work with management team to develop retention plans and oversees execution of those plans.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to management ensuring the establishment of sound management practices, aligned with HR policy procedure and practices, and consistent decision making processes across the lines of business.
  • Proactively identify business and HR objectives/expectations that will benefit client leaders - manage to completion.
  • Lead the improvement of quality and delivery of HR processes and data requests with zero defects.
  • Assist in negotiation and administration of labor contract with one unionized workforce.
  • Partner with leaders in the development and implementation of organizational structure changes including identifying impact and assisting in the communication as needed.
  • Provide counsel to client leaders in order to proactively anticipate and address complex HR issues impacting the business.
  • Coordinate and lead talent management discussions with assigned business leaders.
  • Partner with the business unit to identify opportunities for staff development and assist managers on creating development plans.
  • Partner with the business unit and Talent Acquisition to obtain skilled talent.
  • Participate in project teams in client organization, providing guidance and support as appropriate.
  • Conduct investigations into complaints of violations of Code of Conduct and human resources policies, and provides written investigation reports to Legal and Compliance.


Successful Candidate must possess:

  • The ability to work with all levels of employees from front line employees to senior management.
  • Ability to drive change, challenge the status quo, and take specific actions to facilitate change.
  • Excellent team building skills, self-motivated with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Creative problem solver with strong attention to detail, organization, and follow-up skills.
  • Highly developed influencing and communication skills, combined with the stature and experience to effectively represent the Company before a variety of audiences.
  • The ability and flexibility to support continuous operating manufacturing sites.

Min. Qualifications

  • Must have solid HR fundamentals and broad-based experience in HR, including employee relations and knowledge and understanding of EEO laws, Affirmative Action and conflict resolution.
  • Bachelor's degree with a preference in Business Administration or Human Resources Management.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ Human Resources experience. 
  • Proficiency working independently in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Exempt-level human resources experience in the chemical, petrochemical or oil and gas industry.
  • Union site experience preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • PHR or SPHR Certification preferred.


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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