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Student Demurrage


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  82663
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  Demurrage
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining

Are you a Logistics, Supply Chain and/or Business orientated student, who is interested in an internship within a Logistics orientated department? Are you a pro-active self-starter and eager to learn various aspects of Logistics operations or Supply Chain management within an esteemed multinational company? Do you recognize yourself in having an eye for detail, having a strong problem-solving attitude with outstanding communications skills? In that case, we challenge you to apply and welcome you at 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

The intern student assignment will be aimed to support student learning and development by building understanding and assisting in a variety of activities within the Logistics Operations department in our Supply Chain organization. Your training will include building understanding and assisting in vessel/ barge demurrage claims, jetty efficiency presentations, assisting in the daily rail activities and other Logistic project improvement initiatives. You will be building understanding and assist with:

  • Evaluating Charter Party and Commercial Agreements for the accurate assessment, settlement and payment of the demurrage claims.
  • Review, negotiation, settling, rebilling of vessel/barge related demurrage claims and the use of company systems.
  • Analyzing vessel time log (survey) reports in order to study the key steps of a marine operation at EU terminals and/or storage locations
  • Drafting specific demurrage presentations for preparing meetings with the specific business teams
  • Participate in the daily rail related activities and supporting potential improvements processes within either the demurrage and rail area 
  • Contributing on ongoing Logistics/SC related projects, increasing cost efficiency and the usage of new tools and systems (e.g.HubSe tool/Dashboard)

This is who you are

As being the student within the SC-demurrage & rail department at LyondellBasell, you will need to be a highly motivated team player with a strong willingness to learn, pro-active and a self-starter, who works accurate and has an eye for details. Besides this, you offer a strong problem-solver attitude with a talent for orchestrating activities using your outstanding communication skills.

This is what you bring

  • You are a Student, minimum Bachelor level with a strong preference for a Logistics, Supply Chain and/or Business 
  • Enthusiastic person by nature, eager, highly motivated and a fast learner.
  • You have excellent MS Office (Word / Excel) skills and preferably basic knowledge of SAP would be a plus.
  • English language skills are mandatory.
  • You are already living or have the willingness to move over to Rotterdam area, the Netherlands

This is what we offer

LYB offers a working environment of minimum 9 to 12 months (starting as per January 2023 onwards), 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 SC specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. At LyondellBasell, we are dedicated to advancing the next generation of leaders. Our company programs are engineered to develop the skills you need for success now and in the future


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. A background check will be part of the process.



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