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Credit Representative


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  84436
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  Credit Management
Division:  Finance

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in credit management and risk analysis? Do you have the skills and experience to set credit guidelines, evaluate customers and country risks, and ensure compliance with credit standards and policies? Do you want to work in a leading  international company within its field, in an environment where professional and personal growth is encouraged? Welcome 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 Credit Representative, you will be responsible for setting credit guidelines for your area of responsibility to meet business objectives and control Accounts Receivable risk exposure. You will evaluate customers and country risks within the guideline of the credit policy. You will also ensure compliance with established credit standards, policies, and procedures and monitor credit exposures. In conjunction with the Business, Sales, and Finance groups, you will contribute to optimizing the working capital of the Enterprise by efficient Account Receivable Management. Additionally, you will implement the global credit strategy in your respective areas of responsibility.



  • Maintaining an efficient risk management system – including business and country risk - for the customers company’s portfolio in order to allow and steer prompt decision making.
  • Working co-operatively with Business and Sales Management to define specific approaches consistent with the potential business opportunity and the credit worthiness of the customers.
  • Preventing, reducing and managing credit losses when occurred.
  • Consulting business and sales on developing business in markets / customers with high credit risk.
  • Propose and implement long term solutions with problematic or high maintenance customers.
  • Actively help and back up Credit Assistants in managing cash collection, cash activities and trade finance tasks.
  • Administering and promoting cost effective collection practices aimed at collection of A/R within terms. 

This is who you are

To be successful in this role you must recognize yourself in the following profile:

You are self-motivated and you like to collaborate and work closely with your colleagues. You can communicate effectively with different stakeholders, work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks according to business needs. You are eager to learn new skills and develop yourself.

This is what you bring

  • B/A in Finance / Economics / Business Administration or at least 2 years experience in a credit function.
  • Analytical skills with the ability to propose creative ideas to conduct business in risky environments.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, reporting and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a team in a multinational environment.
  • Self-Starter, proactive, able to take initiatives as well as to take quick decisions based on calculated risks.
  • Languages: fluency in English and preferably at least one additional language.
  • Good understanding of computer systems and software (particularly SAP).
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

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 Leonie Mulder at leonie.mulder @ 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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