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Project Manager


Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389

Req ID:  77060
Facility:  Wesseling-501
Department:  Project Development & Governance EAI
Division:  Human Resources & Global Projects

LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Every day our employees of LyondellBasell work around the clock to reliably and safely deliver the plastics, chemicals, materials, fuels and technologies that advance solutions to our world´s biggest challenges. Found in nearly every sector of the economy, the products and materials produced by LyondellBasell are key to advancing solutions. With a nearly 70-year legacy of game-changing innovation, LyondellBasell is the world´s largest licensor of polyolefin and polypropylene technologies and sells products into approximately 100 countries.


For one of our European sites in Wesseling/Knapsack or the Netherlands , we are looking for a


Project Manager (f/m/d)


Basic function

As a member of our dynamic Global Project Management Team, you will support projects ranging from €8M to €45MM+ utilizing an FEL process for both Chemical & Petroleum Processing facilities within the European region.

During a time of uncertainty and challenges in adjacent industries, LyondellBasell continues to invest in major projects and add to its workforce.  This is a rare career opportunity to make a deep and lasting footprint on the company’s landscape. As a member of our dynamic Global Project Management Team, you will provide direct management of the project engineering, discipline engineering, and technical assurance functions assigned to a major capital project ranging from €8M to €45MM+ for both Chemical & Petroleum Processing facilities within the company.

This role will be responsible for projects located primarily in Germany and The Netherlands so must be willing and able to travel as needed for assigned projects. This is a direct-hire position with competitive base salary and bonus package.


Roles & Responsibilities


  • Manage Projects valued at €8-€45MM
  • Support definition of project objectives, scope development, and front-end engineering in support of the project objectives
  • Identify, analyze, and manage risk on projects under direction of the Project Manager
  • Lead teams, including company and contract personnel, in resolution of technical and commercial issues
  • Prepare and implement project execution plans
  • Accountable for project cost and schedule controls, project reporting
  • Support GP efforts to obtain funding for projects
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to gather information and develop a thorough understanding of the project, while providing strong leadership skills to lead a diverse cross-functional team is essential
  • The individual must demonstrate strong personal initiative; have sound planning and problem-solving capability, and effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Some domestic travel, overnight stays required. Infrequent international travel may be necessary
  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and projects effectively
  • PE and/or PMP Certification a plus




Min. Qualifications


  • 5-10 years of prior experience working in the chemical, petrochemical, refining, or similar industry as a project engineer/manager or as a member of a project team
  • Managed a project valued $10-$50 million
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or closely related technical degree
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and effectively handle multiple projects and/or changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal and external clients
  • English fluency is required and German, Dutch would be a plus.
  • Ability to travel and work across EU as needed for project assignments.


What do we offer


We offer you a job with a high level of diverse tasks and responsibilities in an international company that highly values the development of its employees, quality and safety. You get the freedom to take a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and challenging opportunities for growth.


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