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Electrical Engineer Carbon Reduction Program


Rotterdam (Botlek), NL, 3197 KM

Req ID:  77329
Facility:  Botlek-370
Department:  Projecten BOMA
Division:  Manufacturing EAI

Are you looking for an electrical engineering position actively contributing to the energy transition of the LyondellBasell Botlek and Maasvlakte manufacturing sites? Are you motivated to contribute to reliable, safe and sustainable future of our 2 world scale manufacturing plants? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

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.
Addressing climate change is one of the greatest challenges our world is facing. As such, LyondellBasell supports the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting climate change by achieving net zero for global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by mid-century. We are committed to do our part. Our goals are: 
•    Net zero emissions from global operations by 2050;
•    Absolute reduction in scope one and two emissions of 30 percent by 2030;
•    A minimum of 50 percent of electricity procured from renewable sources by 2030.
Achieving these goals while still assuring safe and reliable operation will require significant (capex) changes to our production sites and also the production facilities of our raw material and utility Suppliers.

This is the role

You will have a major role in energy transition related studies, defining projects and supporting their execution.
You will work closely together with site staff, LYB global R&D, both corporate and outsourced engineering departments and the Global projects Organization. 
As Electrical engineer of a multi-disciplinary team you will be responsible for the electrical scope and function as the lead Electrical engineer on projects. You will review, and occasionally perform electrical engineering calculations, design, and specifications to support project objectives, review design drawing and engineering specifications to ensure conformance with relevant company/industry standards and practices and function as the electrical focal point for the engineering contractor company.

This is who you are

You feel right at home in a manufacturing environment where you embrace project development. You are a strong communicator on all levels within the organization. As an independent specialist, you are not afraid to deal with resistance and you excel in convincing others. With your critical mindset and catching vision, you’re able to drive change.

This is what you bring

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • Min of 5 - 10+ years of industrial experience in Power Distribution within the Petrochemical, Chemical or Refinery Industry;
  • Proven leader with the ability to successfully drive critical initiatives;
  • Working knowledge of industry codes such as applicable ANSI/IEEE, EN, ATEX, IEC (in detail IEC 60364, IEC 60909, IEC 61936 or the equivalent national codes  VDE, NEN NFC, BS);
  • Experience in conducting Power System Studies including Arc Flash Studies, implementing Arc Flash mitigation techniques and the different arc flash ppe tests and codes;
  • Experience in electrical system studies using software tools SKM Power Tools, Neplan or PSS Sincal;
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English. Good command of Dutch is a plus.

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.


Please feel free to contact our recruiter at natalie.backx-cornelissen @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. 

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and two/three business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer a background check will be part of the process.



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