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Turnaround Excellence Procurement Lead

Company: LyondellBasell
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


Basic Function

  • Participate as the TA Procurement SME (Subject Matter Expert) for Turnaround Peer Reviews and share learnings across the organization
  • Manage Turnaround Excellence Model milestone activities to ensure 100% compliance
  • Collect/facilitate Turnaround Lessons Learned activities post execution for identifying area of opportunity. Document and report lessons learned for each turnaround.
  • Drive Supplier Performance process during pre, execution, post turnaround activities.
  • Develop & implement turnaround specific processes and procedures where required.
  • Drive commercial excellence and continuous improvement through alignment with category strategies, competitive bidding and post tender negotiations.
  • Manage the skills and capability development of the TA Buyers
  • Interact directly with internal clients Turnaround Core Team (TACT) and material suppliers to ensure accurate turnaround long lead materials are communicated and met.
  • Assist team with identifying the required long lead materials to ensure all materials are on site three (3) months prior to the start of execution per the Turnaround (TA) Excellence Model using the Long Lead digital tool.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Analyze large scale bid responses to determine the most responsive and responsible bidder to optimize the total cost of ownership/risk mitigation.
    • Supporting deployment, maintaining, and monitoring the Long Lead digital tool to include reporting and training TA Buyers and suppliers
    • Proactively connect suppliers to scheduled turnarounds with respect to materials. Communicate technical review deadlines and PO (Purchase Order) requirements to prevent non-compliance to T-3 milestone.
    • Track and drive continuous improvement within the organization
    • Create, implement, and actively manage TA specific metrics and KPI's for services and materials through digital tools, KPIs, etc.
    • Actively track and monitor the expedition of materials by the TA buyers and coach accordingly to build expediting skills across the organization.
    • Identify areas for improvement and continually drive performance and business results for internal processes.
    • Participate in Turnaround Core Team meeting and other turnaround related business review meetings with key business partners to assess risk, review future strategies, and improvement opportunities.

      Min. Qualifications

      • Minimum of 5 years of Turnaround/Capital Procurement experience required
      • Minimum of 7 years expediting materials globally

        Preferred Qualifications

        • Bachelor's degree preferred
        • Engineering degree preferred
        • Demonstrated experience working in SAP utilizing supply chain or procurement functionality is strongly preferred.
        • 8+ years Turnaround procurement experience


          Builds effective teams


          Cultivates innovation

          Customer focus

          Demonstrates courage

          Drives results

          Ensures accountability

          Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

          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 world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

          We have the potential - and responsibility - to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That's why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world's most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.

          Nearest Major Market: Houston

Keywords: LyondellBasell, Houston , Turnaround Excellence Procurement Lead, Other , Houston, Texas

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