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Business Process Lead - HSE


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  85235
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  Systems & Business Processes
Division:  Operational Excellence and HSE

Step into the pivotal role of HSE systems stewardship, where you’ll spearhead the harmonization of technology and safety, ensuring peak system performance and continuous enhancement. Collaborate with the global HSESQ team to streamline processes, augmenting HSE efficiency and compliance. Lead with vision, driving the adoption of HSE solutions through strategic change management, while meticulously documenting practices for organizational excellence. Engage deeply with diverse HSE domains, leveraging your expertise to foster system advancements and process innovation, all while nurturing a culture of safety and regulatory adherence. Welcome to Lyondellbasell...

This is LyondellBasell

As a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to unlock value for our customers, investors and society. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

As Business Process Lead your primary responsibility is to act as the business owner for HSE systems, driving consistent implementation, ensuring efficient and effective usage, and identifying improvement opportunities which help to improve overall HSE performance. You will be part of the team that supports corporate HSE systems and applications. You are responsible for the HSE Systems configuration, work with IT to improve or fix the solution to match the agreed business rules and preferred practices. You will coordinate with the global Corporate HSE team to design and develop processes and system enhancements to increase efficiencies within HSE and promote overall safety / regulatory compliance and you embrace and drive process thinking and mapping to make the HSE organization lean (no waste) and highly effective. You will need to have an in-depth understanding of the diverse HSE streams to assist with system and process development. These streams include Process Safety, Product Safety, Occupational Safety, Medical, Operational Excellence, Quality, Security and Risk Management.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and direction on daily activities to HSE Systems team members;
  • Facilitate agreement of changes/additions to the business rules and preferred practices of HSE system usage between all stakeholders, understanding the corporate requirements which require consistency and the possible level of flexibility;
  • Define solutions, in cooperation with IT, which are optimal between costs, sustainability, and usability;
  • Validate the proper functioning of the solution before implementation (piloting, develop test scripts, testing);
  • Lead HSE IT projects as needed;
  • Document the business rules and preferred practices of HSE system usage and create training material;
  • Drive the acceptance and good usage of the solution through appropriate change management (training, marketing, communication, …);
  • Gather data, analyze and report on HSE Systems to identify trends and leading indicators which help to improve overall HSE performance;
  • Keep in frequent contact with client base, understand defects and/or new requirements. Drive closure of defects and facilitate agreement on new requirements between the stakeholders.

This is who you are


  • Strong communication skills;
  • Strong technical skills and business acumen;
  • Self-motivated and achieves results. 

Critical Competencies/Behaviors:

  • Advanced computer skills including spreadsheets, databases – experience with program implementation / support preferred;
  • Strong analytical and evaluation skills;
  • Self-directed;
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills;
  • Analytical and systemic thinking;
  • Interpersonal capabilities to work effectively as a team member and to plan / coordinate / lead processes for results;
  • Develops professionally - Seeks out opportunities to broaden his/her technical skills.

This is what you bring

Bachelors in chemistry, biochemistry, biomedical science, bioengineer, environmental science, or equivalent technical experience.
Minimum 10 years specific functional work experience;
Six Sigma certification in Lean, green or black belt is an advantage.
English proficiency is required.

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. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.


Please feel free to contact our Senior Corporate Recruiter at leonie.mulder @ for more details. 

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