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Technical Training & Development Manager EU


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  81954
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  Man. & Serv. General Management
Division:  Operational Excellence and HSE

Do you have experience in the coordination of manufacturing technical training programs on a global level? Are you attracted to work at one of the most advanced chemical production companies of the world?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

As Technical Training & Development Manager you will be part of the Global Organizational Capability and Process Efficiency and have responsibility to implement global and regional manufacturing technical training programs, processes and initiatives. You will work closely with stakeholders at the sites and in corporate groups to understand business needs and metrics and implement solutions to enable the business value. The Manager has a team of direct reports to lead and develop them.  
Approximately 25% travelling within Europe is part of this challenging job.



  • Lead the EU team direct reports and support their development plans with training, exposure and job assignments;
  • Apply project management skills to ensure scope alignment, and effective and efficient delivery;
  • Align solutions to support the company’s objectives of value enhancement along with the culture elements;
  • Integrate change management to get buy-in and ownership of existing and new solutions;
  • Utilize the stakeholder engagements to identify capability needs as well as process efficiency opportunities that can be shared with the owners of that workstream in the team;
  • Support facilitation of global training programs such as Engineer U and Manufacturing Leadership program;
  • Facilitate the EAI training specialist network to share best practices and provide coaching;
  • Develop and maintain close business partnerships with internal stakeholders to understand the business drivers and ensure the training programs are driving the value;
  • Perform needs analysis and training evaluations to ensure training and program effectiveness;
  • Keep abreast of internal and external trends in training and development to learn and apply best practices to mature our programs to be industry shaping.

This is who you are

You possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to effectively participate in cross-functional teams. With your innovative and creative mindset, you manage advanced planning and problem-solving when needed. You enjoy growing and developing your team.

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields such as Engineering, Training and Development, Organizational Psychology are preferred;
  • 10+ years’ experience required in the manufacturing and/or learning & development industry;
  • Fluency in English is a must and any other 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 feel free to contact our sr Corporate Recruiter at natalie.backx-cornelissen @ for more details. 
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