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Business Support & Market Analyst


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  79310
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  Styrene & Benzene
Division:  Global I&D


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.

This is the role


The Business Support and Market Analyst provides support to the I&D EU TBA & Styrene team. With the production of MTBE & ETBE the team aims to improve fuel quality, with the production of Styrene it provides a chemical building block used for e.g. latex and insulation. These products are actively traded commodities that are produced and shipped around the globe.


To optimize our global presence, through dedicated software and datasets, you gather and translate market intelligence, in order to drive business decisions and create the highest value possible. 
In addition, you will manage business controls related to Sarbanes-Oxley and commercial excellence initiatives, whereas you will act as the internal focal point for tracking and analyzing contract performance and compliance.

These are the roles & responsibilities


  • Research and process market information relevant to our products, maintain datasets, observe global and local market trends and opportunities in order to support Marketing and Sales on tactical decisions and business opportunities
  • Manage business control activities in relation to Compliance (e.g. Sarbanes & Oxley related policies and controls) and commercial excellence
  • Execute and coordinate the monthly Retrospective Pricing Report check (RPR). Make sure that all data is accurate, investigate any deviations and ensure timely approvals from the relevant business managers
  • Act as focal point for internal and external audits (including SOX and Quality audits)
  • Maintain customer-supplier business mailing lists, coordinate customer surveys, SalesForce, E-Business etc
  • Act as back-up support to the Contract Coordinators for the TBA and Styrene department 
  • Work closely with the Contract Coordinators and Contract Owners to ensure that relevant processes are followed including Delegations of Authority 

This is what you bring


  • University level degree in Science, Engineering, Finance or Business related subject degree preferred
  • 1 - 2 years of relevant experience required, preferably in Chemical / Engineering industry
  • A self-starter with an ability to work with deadlines.
  • The ability to challenge & optimize is essential.
  • Highly numerate, accurate and with attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written (PowerPoint and memos)

This would be highly appreciated


  • Understanding of the Chemical industry and Supply Chain
  • Good knowledge of systems & commercial processes (BW, SAP, Documentum, and Excel)

This is who you are


  • Self-Motivated – Driven to operate and function independently at a high level and flexible to work on various projects.
  • Analytical/Results Oriented – Ability to analyze data quickly and efficiently.  Achieves results even in difficult circumstances and drives results
  • Time Management – Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and activities effectively and efficiently; self-schedule.
  • Ability to Collaborate – Build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives within and across functions. 
  • Ability to Cultivate Innovation – Ability to create new and better ways for the organization to be successful. Questions the status quo.

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 two 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 Dennie Verberne at dennie.verberne @ 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 business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer a background check will be part of the process.



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