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Post Date: Jun 05, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Start Date: 6/5/2018
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US-TX-Houston
Job Reference: 65142
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Olefins Process Engineer Houston, TX

The Global Projects & Engineering Group (GPE), Olefins Process Group, provides leadership and technical support to projects and operations for all of the Olefins and Hydrocarbons plants in North America and Europe. The Olefins Process Engineering position will provide technical support for the Olefins and hydrocarbons plants on a global basis. This person will also be the Global Process Owners for the Safety Relief System Network and owner of the Relief System Manual.


  • Effectively communicate with Site Management, as well as Senior LYB Management, on capital projects, Technical Network and GES goals, and site technical opportunities
  • Provide technical leadership on capital projects
  • Provide leadership to the Safety Relief System Network
    • Set Goals
    • Drive execution of Goals
  • Maintain the LYB Relief System manual
  • LYB representative at annual API and DIERS meetings
  • Develop a Relief System Excellence Model and make accessible through TKM
  • Perform design calculations required to generate process data to check and validate equipment and system performance and provide support / leadership when improvements are needed
  • Consult, assist, and/or lead as necessary on incident investigations, troubleshooting, and follow-up actions
  • Effectively interface with groups across the company including site manufacturing and technical groups, other process engineering support groups, project engineering, and business and engineering management
  • Effectively facilitate teamwork to obtain alignment of organizational goals and gain consensus and support from company personnel
  • Mentor less experienced engineers


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering required
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible chemical engineering experience within the refining, petrochemical, or chemical process industries. Olefins plant experience is a must.
  • Knowledge and use of EG-4012 Relief System Manual and API Standard 520 and 521 are assets
  • Proven Team leader
  • Solid understanding of unit operations and process safety management systems.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver complex technical reports and presentations.
  • Proven ability to devise new approaches to problems encountered and to drive team consensus as part of the Management of Change process.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and lead technical service activities without supervision or review

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

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, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.


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