Turnaround Engineering Manager

Channelview, TX, USA
Dec 06, 2017
Jan 02, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
LyondellBasell is searching for a Turnaround Engineering Manager for the Channelview, TX Manufacturing Complex, located 18 miles from downtown Houston. Our 4,000-acre Channelview Complex consists of two olefin units at the north side facility that manufacture ethylene, propylene, butadiene and benzene. The south side facility uses many of these products to produce propylene oxide, styrene monomer and other derivatives. The position offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package and pension plan.

The Turnaround Engineering Manager will provide turnaround engineering & capital project integration support for Channelview and turnaround management during the early phase of turnaround planning.


* Carries out responsibilities in a way that fosters a safe and productive work environment.

* Leads turnaround teams and all turnaround efforts during the early phases of turnaround development prior to assignment of the Turnaround Manager (approximately 36 months to 24 months prior to TA execution).

* Contributes to overall leadership of turnaround planning and execution as an active member of the TA Management Team.

* Drives the use of TA best practices.

* Drives the process to gather and develop project ideas (capital & expense) through Scope Sponsors, engineering, long lead procurement, and full funding for TA related projects.

* Primary point of contact between all projects and the TA group.

* Works with Portfolio Managers and Design Group Lead to develop the TA Event Project Guideline that includes

o TA work processes

o Project funding strategies to minimize use of site SPF

o Project engineering & contracting strategies

o Project and turnaround deliverables

o Document control & communication protocols (project distribution matrix)

o Project estimating assumptions

o Assist with development of project specific Execution Plans to ensure alignment between project and TA strategies by exception only (if not following overall interface guidelines).

o Responsible for facilitating agreement in applying the accounting policies and assumptions that will be used during funding processes on all Integrated Projects.

o Prioritizes and establishes timelines for needed deliverables.

o Supports Portfolio and Project Managers in effectively staffing project teams.

* Assists and backs up the Turnaround Manager as needed and provides leadership as required for aspects of turnaround planning and execution.

* QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum and Preferred):*

* BS Degree in Engineering or Equivalent with a minimum of ten (10) years of engineering experience in a process plant environment or other applicable industry.

* Five (5) years management experience is preferred

* Proven experience delivering large, complicated scopes of work, involving a variety of technical disciplines.

* Ability to work under limited supervision and effectively manage multiple/changing priorities.

* Requires excellent management, communication and organizational skills

* Must have a working knowledge of relevant engineering codes and standards as well as being able to demonstrate abilities.

* General knowledge of project management and maintenance engineering.

* Knowledge of construction and maintenance practices and general, technical understanding of the specifications, codes and standard quality control inspections that would be applicable to turnaround work.

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) 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.

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. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.