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LCA Specialist


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  84118
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  Product Sustainability
Division:  Sustainability and Corporate Affairs

Are you passionate about Life Cycle Assessment and like to support the business stakeholders and would like to have impact on our sustainability strategy? 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

LyondellBasell is significantly stepping up its sustainability commitments, execution and visibility with ambitious corporate sustainability strategies and targets. The role of the LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) specialist is an integral part of our life cycle metrics team. You will be working with business stakeholders to support life cycle assessment studies like explaining and guiding on Goal and Scope set-up tailored towards the business case needs, data collection process together with production engineers, take decisions about the use of different standards, utilizing our LCA tools and support the business stakeholders on the communication of the findings.
Further, this you will support interdisciplinary projects with a focus on the reduction of GHG emissions and other environmental sustainability topics involving significant stakeholder management across the company. This position acts as an LCA Specialist to the Life Cycle Metrics Team as part of Global Sustainability. You will report to the Manager, Life Cycle Metrics.  



  • Maintain and continuously expand your knowledge of various LCA and carbon footprint calculation standards by conducting Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) of raw materials, feedstocks, chemical products and polymers to support the objectives of the LyondellBasell future strategy;
  • Teamwork is key: In close cooperation with the operating teams, sites and process designers, you work on diverse projects and analyze the chemical processes of existing plants and sites;
  • Support the conceptualization and implementation of climate-related scenario analyses (transitional and/ or physical);
  • Contribute to the evaluation of technologies, systems and concepts with regard to sustainability and environmental impact, e.g. impact on greenhouse gas emissions, resource efficiency, recyclability, etc.;
  • Cross-check process models used to calculate LCAs and carbon footprints of your colleagues;
  • Prepare customer meetings and participate in them in an advisory capacity;
  • Attend and represent LyondellBasell in external working groups (e.g. CEFIC, TfS, etc.);
  • Support the tracking, interpreting, and communicating global product-related regulatory issues on sustainability, LCA and green product development, etc.;
  • Support in fulfilling reporting obligations (e.g. ESG, sustainability report, EU taxonomy, etc.) as well as public relations in the context of product-related sustainability.

This is who you are

  • Passion for calculating and understanding environmental impact with excellent analytical skills, an eye for details, a structured work approach and prioritizing skills as well as problem-solving orientation and planning skills;
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative but also a team player with a strong work ethic, humility, a can-do attitude and a collaborative mindset.

This is what you bring

  • University degree ideally in natural sciences, economics, engineering or a comparable course of study and first experience in chemical production, process engineering, LCA or consulting;
  • Minimum 4-8 years of experience in Life Cycle Assessment and other environmental metrics;
  • Good understanding of LCA methodology as well as first experience in its practical application;
  • Overview of available life cycle metrics standards (e.g. ISO 14040/44, ISO 14067, TfS Scope 3 standard, JRC - the plastics method) in the chemicals and related sectors (EPD standards) is an advantage;
  • Aptitude for learning new software, and previous experience with GaBi or other LCA software is a plus;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills together with solid stakeholder management skills;
  • First experiences in stakeholder engagement (internal and/or external) are desirable;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Another language is a plus.

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 enter minimum qualifications here.


Please feel free to contact Manoe Koningstein (Corporate Recruiter) at manoe.koningstein@ for more details. 

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