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Contractor, Project and Turnaround Safety Manager (m/f/d)


Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389

Req ID:  85780
Facility:  Wesseling-501
Department:  Occupational Safety / Fire & Rescue
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins, Refining and Su

Are you result oriented and willing to challenge the status quo? Welcome to LyondellBasell!


For our German site in Wesseling near Cologne we are looking for a


Contractor, Project and Turnaround Safety Manager (m/f/d)


Responsibilities & Accountabilities


  • Manages all Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) relevant aspects of contractor management
  • Ensures effective communication of all HSE relevant topics to contractors
  • Manages all HSE relevant aspects at the Contractor Safety Board
  • Manages all HSE relevant processes for contractor selection, auditing, onboarding and assessment
  • Ensure effective communication with safety officers of contractors
  • Responsible for HSE in major projects and turnarounds. Member of project – and Turnaround Management Team, Turnaround Core Team and as Lead Safety Engineer during major turnarounds/projects
  • Manages all HSE relevant aspects according to the Turnaround Excellence Modell
  • Serves as liaison in internal and external turnaround audits
  • Leads safety contractors during turnarounds and projects
  • Ensures sustainable learning from experience in turnarounds and projects
  • Takes the project manager role when major system changes are needed to ensure compliance to external and internal standard related to contractor safety
  • Membership in the site Emergency Management Team





  • Master's degree in safety engineering or a comparable discipline
  • At least 3 years of work experience in projects and / or Turnarounds within the chemical or petrochemical industry
  • Training as safety officer (Sicherheitsfachkraft gemäß ArbSichG)
  • Knowledge of IT Tools Impact, Investigation tools
  • Fluency in German and English, written and spoken
  • Strong analytical thinking. Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful. Uses lateral thinking. Questions the status quo.
  • Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives, within and across functions.
  • Strong and effective communication skills



What makes us attractive – your perspectives?


We offer attractive salary package, company social benefits and mobile working.

We encourage decisions and reward results.

We believe in the power of many - with continuous improvement we build successful teams.

We want to appeal to everyone – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.



Interested ?


Register your CV and apply via our online portal by clicking on the “apply” button.

Please feel free to contact our Talent Acquisition Team  at for more details.




LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): 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. 


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