Turnaround Construction Lead

Fulltime | Rotterdam, Maasvlakte
Are you looking for a technical project management position where you will be responsible for all execution related activities of our turnarounds? Do you have a “better safe than sorry” mentality? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

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.  Our 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.

This role is within our Global Engineering & Turnaround organization and oversights responsibilities for the planning and execution of turnaround events.

This is the role

As a Turnaround Construction Lead at LyondellBasell you manage the turnaround (contract) workforce in the preparation and execution of the turnaround event for mainly the sites in The Netherlands (Botlek and Maasvlakte). You are responsible for the field execution work performed by up to 2000 contract workers representing 500,000 – 1,000,000 manhours of work. You won’t be alone; you lead the Execution Team of around 25 team leads both LyondellBasell employees and contract owner representatives.

Your goal is to translate the overall turnaround planning to a construction planning and to assure a in time execution. You keep innovating and you are always open for ways to improve processes and gain more efficiency. From that perspective you will participate or lead improvement projects always keeping our number one priority in mind; safety.

This position will require business travel (10% - 35%) to sites in Europe for the preparation and assessment of turnarounds.

This is who you are

You feel right at home in a manufacturing environment and you are focused on collaboration. Besides your pragmatic approach you are able switch from an operational to a tactical and strategical view in an instant. You are people focused and you are a leading example of the collaborative culture we are so proud of. You excel in planning, organizing and project management keeping an eye on efficiency and costs making sure you are getting the best of your team. You are not afraid to have constructive discussions and you connect fast on all levels.

This is what you bring

  • Technical Bachelors’ degree or extensive construction related experience in Turnarounds
  • 12 years of experience in a comparable maintenance related environment
  • Fluent English and Dutch, an extra language (French, German) is a plus

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package.


Please feel free to call Jasper Meester at +31627175671 for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via this link.

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.
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