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Senior Process Design Engineer (m/f/d)


Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389

Req ID:  80914
Facility:  Wesseling-501
Department:  Process Engineering Team
Division:  Innovation

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 our largest European production site in Wesseling/Knapsack near Cologne, we are looking for a


Senior Process Design Engineer (m/f/d) 


Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Provide the Process Design Activities to support the Licensing of the LyondellBasell Core Technologies to third Parties, in particular, but not limited to, of Hostalen technology.
  • Provide the Process Design Activities for the implementation of the commercial scale projects inside LyondellBasell and be responsible for the Process Design Package preparation.
  • Identify areas of Process deficiencies where innovation is required and provide the design for the innovations.
  • Execute the Process Design Activities to scale-up the innovations developed by LyondellBasell from pilot plant to the commercial scale.
  • Provide the support to identify critical technical issues relevant to the Processes at the commercial plants operated by LyondellBasell or LyondellBasell Joint Venture’s or Licensees, design and support the implementation of the technical solutions.
  • Provide the Process Design Activities to guarantee a worldwide homogeneity in the process modifications, updating and de-bottlenecking of the commercial plants.


Education and Key Requirements


  • University degree in Chemical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • At least five years of relevant professional experience in R&D (Hostalen, Lupotech T/A, Hyperzone area), Manufacturing (Hostalen, Lupotech T/A, Hyperzone assets) or Engineering areas in an international environment.
  • Fluent in German and good knowledge in English (written and spoken)
  • good level of expertise in Hostalen (Lupotech T/A, Hyperzone) process and Operations essential, gained either through role as a process/production engineer or operations supervisor/team leader or process/project engineer in engineering
  • Proficient in main computer applications.



  • Cultivates Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful. Uses lateral thinking. Questions the status quo.
  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Builds Effective Teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.



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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