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Intern Procurement Technical Services


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AL

Req ID:  81567
Facility:  Rotterdamnn-548
Department:  Region Benelux
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu

Are you a student in Engineering and looking for an out-of-the-box internship? And do you have an interest in procurement and want to learn all about this while still using your technical/engineering knowledge?  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

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): 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. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named as one of FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

Over the course of your internship program, you will work mainly close with the Strategic Procurement Team NL (Rotterdam based and part of Global Procurement Asset Optimization & Infrastructure Technology) but also cooperate and interact with different stakeholders and support organizations.  You will acquire insides in the NL/ UK procurement organization for Technical Services and Materials. You will also have the opportunity to build knowledge on several segments within Procurement.  

Besides working on the day-to-day activities you can be assigned to working on one or more of the following projects:

  • Develop spend analyses
    • Including trends and future predictions
    • According to pareto principle
  • Support Sustainable Procurement 
    • Cooperate with mentor and or other Procurement professionals to advance Sustainable procurement 
  • Automation opportunities
    • Share/ develop ideas to automate procurement activities 
  • Opportunities for strategic vs tactical procurement 
    • Share ideas and contribute to the discussion of optimizing both parts of Procurement 
  • Support running projects 
    • In Global Procurement Asset Optimization & Infrastructure Technology  projects are part of our day to day business
    • The above could be of interest for both the Intern as well as LYB (Procurement


Activities Overview


  • Develop assigned project as per scope, objectives and deliverables;
  • Participate in orientation sessions, Events & Training;
  • Participate in day-to-day support activities of assigned organization and understand the priorities for the team;
  • Participate in discussions regarding the approach, planning, and development of components;
  • Document procedures and technical designs for new initiatives; present to peers and senior management;
  • Conduct all activities in compliance with policies, guidelines, procedures, work processes, and internal controls;
  • Work with the manager & mentor to develop other key projects or initiatives;
  • Drive standardization and proactively recommend improvements.

This is who you are

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

  • Open minded, happy to learn, think outside the box, take on new challenges;
  • Proactive to taking up responsibilities.

This is what you bring

  • Currently enrolled in a BSc. or MSc. Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering or E+I Engineering.
  • Fluent in English;
  • Must be available to work 32 - 40 hours per week;
  • Available as of February 2023;
  • EU citizen.

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 Mirre Roza at mirre.roza @ 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 business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer a background check will be part of the process.



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