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Product Team Manager, Produce to Deliver

Company Name:  LyondellBasell Industries

Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  74504
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  Product Team – Order to Cash Prod to Del
Division:  Global Business Services


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 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

As a Product Manager you have a senior role within the Information Technology Organization and is the primary decision maker for the definition, development, and management of IT products within a functional area. You are responsible for ensuring IT is aligned with the business by establishing the vision and strategy for IT products and services.  You have a deep understanding of how related business processes and technologies work together and insures IT solutions, IT services and projects are aligned appropriately.

The Product Manager is a business savvy IT professional who works closely with functional leaders to increase the business value from IT products throughout their life cycle.  You organize internal and external resources (across functional lines) in order to achieve the company’s strategic objectives and develop a sustained, integrated vision for the product.  You are expected to follow technology trends to continually evolve the products and services for greater benefit to the corporation.  As a Product Manager you will work closely with key IT partners both at the strategic and tactical levels to ensure LYB’s product needs are incorporated into future releases of the solution. 

This senior level position reports to the Director, Corporate Services and will be responsible for establishing and directing the global IT direction for specific business units products. You will partner with global cross-functional teams to develop business segment roadmaps, short and long term project plans and identify technology trends.   The position interfaces frequently with business executive leadership, and will build and maintain relationships and interface regularly with strategic suppliers at the executive level. 

Specific areas of responsibility and influence include:

  • Increase the value realized by the business from IT Products throughout the life-cycle of the Product 
  • Provide timely and effective conceptual solutions that serve as compelling proposals to business sponsors and provide the framework for subsequent detail design work
  • Shape Demand into Supply Capabilities
  • Develop Support Sustainability
  • Analyze Product User Feedback
  • Design Product Life-Cycle Strategy
  • Manage Product Business Case
  • Expose Product Capabilities
  • Continuously Improve IT Products
  • Conceive and Identify Product Needs
  • Plan and Schedule Product Releases
  • Provide Tier III Support
  • Administer Routine Product Changes
  • Retire Products
  • Monitor and Influence Vendor Direction
  • Design product releases
  • Aligns IT with the Business 
  • Develops and Integrates Applications 
  • Facilitates Effective Vendor Relationships 
  • Identify project interrelationships that will affect portfolio priority and resource allocation decisions
  • Increase the IT savvy of business partners over time to encourage higher value demand
  • Responsible for representing the capabilities of IT supply to encourage the understanding of and adherence to standards that create enterprise-wide value or protect the enterprise brand


This position conducts business in more than one country or in areas/communities that have strong, unique ethnic/cultural traditions. Domestic and international travel of 10-20% is anticipated.

This is who you are

As a Product Manager you must have strong influencing skills and must frequently overcome the status quo or replace legacy applications. The ability to communicate differential value and a viable transition path is critical to ensure positive change. In order to be successfull in this role you recognize yourself in the following profile:

  • Strong asset management and asset planning skills 
  • Exceptional conceptual design skills
  • Drives Value Realization 
  • Ability to Influence 
  • Effective Business and Industry Acumen 
  • Well-grounded in Service Management – represent IT to the business.
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Powerful Communication skills
  • Drives Value Realization
  • Facilitates Effective Business Relationships

This is what you bring

  • A baccalaureate degree in engineering, information technology, computer science, business or equivalent work experience is required; an MBA or other advanced degree is an advantage
  • 15 years of technical, business, or management experience in increasingly responsible positions
  • Deep Functional knowledge relevant platforms and supported technology
  • Deep knowledge of the Chemical Manufacturing Industry is a plus 
  • SAP Supply Chain experience focusing on produce to deliver
  • Ability to operate in a global 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.


Please feel free to contact Manoe Koningstein at manoe.koningstein@ 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. 



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