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Procurement Manager

Company: LyondellBasell
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Lyondell 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 17 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.Basell

Basic Function

LyondellBasell's Global Procurement function facilitates supply solutions globally for the company. We manage supplier relationships to provide value to our stakeholders in the acquisition of materials, services and integrated business solutions. The position offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension plan and employee discounts.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ensures high ethical standards are met by self and the organization within area of responsibility.
  • Do work in compliance with all LYB policies, standards, rules and procedures.
  • Manages and develops team to become "best in class" to provide timely acquisition of raw materials related at best total cost of ownership within specified time frame.
  • Coaches, develops, and motivates employees through formal and informal processes including dialogs, staff meetings, skill gap analysis, training and coaching.
  • Supervises and develops Buyers and Sourcing Specialists to meet efficiency and KPI targets.
  • Holds regular business reviews with the business leadership teams and provides report of the function performance to all relevant business managers.
  • Understand Business/Operations/Manufacturing needs and ensures that goals are aligned with company goals, business drivers, and functional goals.
  • Accountable for contracts in area of responsibility including sourcing plans, strategy implementation and change management.
  • Maintains focus on value added activities and able to identify and implement alternative, innovative, and creative solutions to drive best total cost of ownership.
  • Capable of balancing cost saving opportunity with risk mitigation.

    Min. Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree required (or recognized equivalent).
    • 8+ years related experience required with a degree (10+ years in lieu of a degree);
    • 3+ years of chemical or oil & gas experience and knowledge related to purchasing and materials management is required.
    • 5+ years of experience in raw materials or Business-related positions.
    • Advanced knowledge and ability to apply the concepts of general business systems, personnel management, team dynamics, purchasing management, concepts of strategic planning and sourcing, performance measurements, and management through systems at local teams and sites.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Master's degree preferred (or recognized equivalent).
      • Strong leadership skills
      • Managerial experience
      • Business acumen
      • Drive for results and strives for excellence Impact and influence
      • Strategic thinking


        Builds effective teams


        Cultivates innovation

        Customer focus

        Demonstrates courage

        Drives results

        Ensures accountability

        Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

        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. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named as one of FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit or on LinkedIn.

        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 r--sum--s 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. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

        Nearest Major Market: Houston

Keywords: LyondellBasell, Houston , Procurement Manager, Executive , Houston, Texas

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