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Regional Sourcing Specialist


Pasadena, TX, US, 77507

Req ID:  81987
Facility:  Bayport Po-130
Department:  CVO, CXO, HTC, LLO
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and

  • In alignment with Category Management, develop procurement strategies for regionally specific categories and tail spend initiatives to support company operations. 
  • Negotiates and implements multi-site or national sourcing strategies. Utilizes comprehensive and systemic market analysis to achieve lowest total cost and best value to the company. 
  • Collaborate with manufacturing to assist in the achievement of site objectives.
  • Execute the RFP/tender process, manage terms and condition negotiations. 
  • Facilitate discussions with stakeholders and suppliers to ensures technical requirements are met. 
  • Responsible for tracking multiple KPI related to stakeholder engagement, strategy implementation, change management, spend analysis and operational progress on procurement execution.

Roles & Responsibilities

Activities and duties will vary dependent upon functional area assigned. Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyzes spend data/trends to identify and develop strategic sourcing initiatives. Assesses risks and develops models associated with supply and technical compliance.
  • Ensures the deployment of strategic purchasing plans driven by Global Procurement and Manufacturing objectives. 
  • Maintains focus on added value, total cost of ownership and cost savings. Implements KPIs to measure performance level of the sourcing strategies and supplier effectiveness. 
  • Maintain contract ownership of delegated outline agreements and manage accordingly. 
  • Promotes excellent working relationships with internal stakeholders and other supporting departments. 
  • Collaborates with Procurement Specialists in the implementation of sourcing initiatives.
  • Maintain awareness of changing commodity-related business trends d the possible impact to the company.
  • Support supplier continuous improvement initiatives including efforts to resolve supplier and site issues/disputes.



Min. Qualifications

  • 2-3 years related experience required with a degree (5+ years’ experience in lieu of a degree),
  • Procurement/Supply Chain experience preferred. 
  • Experience using SAP ERP system preferred. 


  • Up to 25% 


Preferred Qualifications


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


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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