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Global Process Engineer


Rotterdam (Botlek), NL, 3197 KM

Req ID:  81851
Facility:  Botlek-370
Department:  Process Engineering I&D POTBA
Division:  Operational Excellence and HSE

Are you motivated to work as a global engineer in the Global POTBA Technology group that is part of the GE&T organization? Are you up to supporting the technology and the POTBA plants as a global process expert? Wecome to LyondellBasell...

This is LyondellBasell

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.

This is the role

As a Global Process Engineer,a part of the time will be dedicated to global activities (technology development, studies for Business, global analyses, global consistency, support to Licensing group, etc.).
Another part of the time will be dedicated to supporting the plant where the engineer is located, for high added value topics where POTBA expertise is required.Autonomy is required, under the supervision and leadership of an I&D Process Engineering manager, who can be located in the USA or in Europe.

Furthermore you:

•    Think globally: from a local study, to be able to develop global preferred practices, recommendations, improvements, etc. applicable in other LYB POTBA sites.
•    Evaluate existing processes to improve effectiveness, reduce costs, reduce energy use, reduce CO2 emissions, improve product quality while maintaining or enhancing process safety.
•    Provide technical expertise to execute plant projects including preparation of project justifications.
•    Develop and support implementation of projects/programs which contribute to the profitability, reliability, environmental, and safety integrity of the technology and the plants.
•    Be a resource as required for the implementation of MOC’s and PHR’s, when POTBA technology sensitive items require our (Global POTBA group) review / validation / recommendation.
•    Incorporate process safety, environmental soundness and reliable operations principles and standards in projects and tasks.
•    Effectively communicate technical achievements both verbally and written.

This is who you are

In order to be eligible for this position we would like to see that you have:

•    Adequate knowledge and experience with effectively brought in work-practice in the chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment.
•    Computing skills including MS Office suite and process simulation software.
•    Expert knowledge of chemical and process engineering fundamentals.
•    Expert knowledge of Process Safety fundamentals, Process Risk management and design of Safety Instrumented Please enter roles and responsibilities here.

This is what you bring

•  Bachelor of Science in Chemical / Process Engineering.
•  A minimum of 10 years of engineering experience.
•  Fluency in English.

Preferred Qualifications

•    Expert knowledge of POTBA Technology is a plus.
•    Experience of working in an international environment 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.


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