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Senior Process Engineer Carbon Reduction Program


Rotterdam (Botlek), NL, 3197 KM

Req ID:  77328
Facility:  Botlek-370
Department:  Technology Area BDO/C4
Division:  Manufacturing EAI

Are you looking for a process 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? Like working at one of the biggest chemical manufacturing sites? 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 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth 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 doing 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 (scouting) studies, defining (capex) projects and supporting execution of projects.
As a lead of multi-disciplinary teams you will be responsible for the  front-end-loading of projects and you will provide process engineering knowledge and guidance during the engineering phase. 
Analyzing complex issues and advising integral solutions is not something you have to do all alone. You work closely together with site staff, our global R&D, our corporate engineering department and our Global projects Organization. You have the responsibility to judge potential projects on feasibility, sustainability, safety and efficiency and make proposals to  site management. 
You will coach and train (young) engineers and support them with professional knowledge as best as possible. As part of our Global Operational Excellence program you will develop, share and implement standards and best practices to achieve safe and sustainable operation.

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

  • A Master’s degree in chemical engineering;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a comparable field of work;
  • Fluent English and Dutch.

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.
Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

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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