Project Manager

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world.

Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances.

LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the worlds largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies.

In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazines list of the “Worlds Most Admired Companies” for the fourth consecutive year.

Basic Function

Working in a team environment, the Project Manager is responsible for managing/developing and optimizing capital projects and ensure business requirements are in line with the project objectives and deliverables.

The position interacts with other project managers, engineers, specialists, and technicians at the site, corporate technical networks, peers at other locations, and vendors/suppliers as needed to execute the capital projects and projects during turnarounds as required.

Roles & Responsibilities


• Manages assigned Capital Projects in a Gated environment budgeted up to $10 MM.

• Evaluates the fitness of assigned projects for Company Safety, Health, Environmental and PSM standards, specifications and procedures.

• Develops the scope of the assigned Capital Project.

• Ensures the business requirements are in line with the project objectives and deliverables.

• Develops the project plan for the assigned Capital Project.

• Develops and implements execution and contracting strategies to effectively meet project objectives for the assigned Capital Project.

• Manages project stake holders, deliverables, budget, risk, schedule and team.

• Manages project controls, engineering, construction and procurement in assembly of a detailed constructability and execution plan.

Supervises that plan through the stages of the project including the closure of the project.

Area of Expertise, Requirements

• Familiar with applicable codes and standards – ASME, ANSI, API, NFPA, PSM Mechanical Integrity, etc.

• The successful candidate must exhibit an understanding of business drivers, management of change requirements, capital projects work flow and processes, reliability processes, and maintenance workflow.



Education and Work Experience

• B.S. degree in Engineering

• Minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical, chemical process, or power generation industries is preferred

• Professional Engineering license preferred

• PMP certificate preferred

Languages English, additional language preferred

Other skills

• Proficient in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), and knowledge of software tools (SAP, P6, Navisworks and Icarus).

• Strong interpersonal leadership skills are critical due to the requirement for effective communication of complex issues across the organization as well as for mentoring and consensus building.

• Experience executing brownfield plant projects.

Superior interpersonal, communication, and written skills are necessary to advance to this level.

• The successful candidate must have strong commitment to safety, a high level of personal integrity, and dedication to conducting business in an ethical way.

• Project management skills preferred.


  • Builds effective teams
  • Collaborates
  • Cultivates innovation
  • Customer focus
  • Demonstrates courage
  • Drives results
  • Ensures accountability
  • Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.

We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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