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Engineer - Business Graduate


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA Berre l'Etang Cedex, Bouches-du-Rhône, FR, 13131 Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389

Req ID:  75069
Facility:  Rotterdam-554, Berre-6951/FR41, Wesseling-6950/DE32
Department:  Polyolefins Sales Europe
Division:  Olefins & Polyolefins EAI

Did you just finish a Master's degree in the field of Chemical, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering? Are you internationally mobile and do you want to develop your career at an international top quartile petrochemical company? And are you eligible to work in the European Union and willing to live in the Rotterdam area? As one of Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies in the world, we offer you the chance to join the next generation of leaders. Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This in 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.

This is the role

To advance our European commercial organization, we are recruiting technical talent that recently graduated at the top of their class. LyondellBasell offers international assignments, challenging career opportunities, quick personal growth in a modern and dynamic environment, extensive training and a very attractive salary package. We are a company with a strong technical footprint, excellent marketing background and a thriving ambition to stay ahead of the competition. 
As a Business Graduate you will start in our Sales organization and rotate to a variety of roles (e.g. Business Support and Consultancy, Feedstock Acquisition and commercial management). This way you get a good understanding of the Sales organization of LyondellBasell, enabling you to develop into Marketing Management and Business Leadership. Travelling towards customers within Europe is part of the job.
What this program offers you:

  • An international career in our industry
  • Development of your commercial skills in various aspects of the business
  • Development of your management skills through different challenges
  • Personal effectiveness and functional expertise 

This is who you are

You are an Industrial Engineer with a ‘best-in-class’ Master’s degree. You have two years or less of work experience in the field. You think outside the box and have strong interpersonal skills. You are organized and thorough, able to meet deadlines, driven by results and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. You are willing to live in the Rotterdam area. 

This is what you bring

As a Business Graduate you recognize yourself in the following profile:

  • You have a MSc. Degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering from one of the following Universities:
    • Ecole Polytechnique Paris, Ecole des Mines, Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées, University of Karslruhe, University Darmstadt, RWTH Aachen
  • Citizenship within the European Union – ability to relocate from one European country to the other without needing separate work permits;
  • Fluency in English and in French and/or German.

This is what we offer

We offer a challenging 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. You will be living and working in the WORLDPORTCITY of Rotterdam. We will support you with relocating towards Rotterdam.


Please feel free to contact Anne Visman Le Gal via Anne.VismanLeGal@ (France) or Mirjam Hauschildt via Mirjam.Hauschildt@ (Germany) for more details. Or check the website: Click here
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, two business interviews and an assessment before proceeding to a possible job offer.




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