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Senior Product Steward, Asia

Company Name:  LB Polyolefin Shanghai Co

Shanghai, CN

Req ID:  74774
Facility:  Shanghai-484
Department:  Polyolefins Asia and APS APAC
Division:  HS&E, Global Engineering and Turnarounds

Senior Product Steward, Asia

Basic Function

This position provides leadership expertise and knowledge to anticipate, follow and respond to emerging business and regulatory issues as it relates to Product Stewardship and Product Risk Management, with primary responsibility of supporting Polyolefins Asia Business, and to drive continuous improvement initiatives across multiple LyondellBasell business functions.
This position anticipates and interprets complex regulatory issues, and provides recommendations to business groups, sales, external customers, distributors, manufacturing facilities and R&D/technical.  This position serves in a prominent role in external industry groups and trade associations dealing with Product Stewardship issues, and represents LyondellBasell before regulatory agencies as appropriate.  
The position participates in global product stewardship, product risk management programs and maintain tactical implementation / support for facilities in their region.  

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Actively contributes to development of Company Product Stewardship strategy, goals and performance indicators.
  2. Develops, plans, implements, and manages programs and procedures in compliance with Company Operational Excellence expectations.
  3. Serves as liaison with business groups, manufacturing, R&D, sales and marketing, technical services, legal and customers on Product Stewardship issues for assigned product(s).  
  4. Ensures compliance with regulations pertaining to Product Stewardship.  Monitors regional regulations and provides issue analysis, response strategy and execution plans for the issues identified.
  5. Coordinates and facilitates global Product Stewardship meetings for collaboration and alignment on global initiatives, sharing best practices and knowledge sharing.
  6. Acts as global process owner of Operational Excellence Product Stewardship (Product Safety) Standards.
  7. Leads or actively participates in the Global Product Stewardship Stakeholder Network and Product Stewardship Leadership Team meetings.  
  8. Represents the Company’s Product Stewardship function in a leadership role in external regulatory and professional/technical networks. 
  9. Analyze Product Stewardship performance using lagging and leading indicators; develop and assist the business to implement action plans and programs to drive performance.
  10. Lead large scale global Product Stewardship program/initiative implementations.

Personal Specification

  1. Education:
    1. BS/MS/PHD technical degree (i.e., chemistry, engineering or an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) discipline).
  2. Work Experience: 
    1. Minimum 10 years specific functional experience in the areas of regulatory, Product Stewardship, EHS or product technical R&D is required.  BS degree candidate should have 15 years of applicable experience.
  3. Skills:
    1. High-level communication skills.
    2. Strong technical skills and product understanding. 
    3. Facilitative Leadership skills
    4. Personal strength and maturity.
    5. Mentor and develop others.
  4. Languages: proficiency in English and Chinese.


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