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Source to Pay Senior Business Analyst


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AL Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389

Req ID:  80249
Facility:  Rotterdamnn-548, Wesseling-501
Department:  S2P Business Process Americas
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 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. 

This is the role


This position provides knowledge and support to LYBs’ Global End-To-End Source To Pay (S2P) cycle to ensure we achieve business value through innovation, continuous improvements, meaningful prioritization/utilization of global resources, and effective Project Management.


This role is responsible for the coordination, monitoring, and prioritization of new innovation initiatives (Next-Chapter Source to Pay) as well as continuous optimization efforts within the S2P process, driving for value generation, increase of automation and digitization, ensuring process compliance, increase ease of use and performance measurement applying KPI against industry benchmarks. 


The position is reporting into the S2P Global Process Owner as part of the Operational Excellence and Governance & Planning Team within LYB Global Business Services.


This role will deploy process-related standards, methods, and technologies, together with governance rules for delivering change, and provide structure and expertise on how the Procurement organization conducts process improvement initiatives.


Roles & Responsibilities


  • Support the assessment and recommendations for process management and measurement technologies to the business process owners and supporting teams.
  • Support the evolution of S2P process standardization, automation and optimization within the organization.
  • Support the next generation journey of Source to Pay leveraging existing platforms like Ariba, SAP, Fairmarkit, Celonis, RPA) but also driving innovation towards new process maps and supplier excellence 
  • Support the implementation of performance measurements and benchmarks for Source to Pay
  • Assist in developing and maintaining project charters, and related presentations for transformation initiatives to ensure transparency of objectives, impacts and intended values.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate projects from inception, to requirements gathering, data aggregation & analysis and subsequent implementation of recommendations
  • Support implementation and maintenance of process governance structure including policies, roles & responsibilities.
  • Provide guidance to operations leaders globally; collaborate with international colleagues on best practices and work to ensure unified approaches to process excellence.

Min. Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 4-6 years of experience in Procurement/ Supply Chain/ Manufacturing and strong evidence of process focus and change agent.
  • Expertise in SAP Ariba Catalog Management or SAP Fieldglass and SAP ECC 
  • Candidate must demonstrate an understanding of end-to-end Source to Pay business processes plus integration areas to Finance and Manufacturing
  • Collaborative and innovative mindset and patience are requirements.
  • Comfort presenting in front of large groups and leading group problem solving.
  • Working experience in a large, global company would be highly beneficial.
  • Expertise in Process Mining (leveraging Celonis) is a plus.
  • Able to work analytically, systematically and to meet project deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills essential given diverse nature of operating landscape and cultural sensitivities.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in English


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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.

Interested ?


Please feel free to connect with Ton Brands, Corporate recruiter ton.brands @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button


The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and two or three business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer.




LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

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