Lead Manufacturing Analyst

November 19, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


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 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the 'World's Most Admired Companies' for the fourth consecutive year.

Basic Function

The lead manufacturing analyst will partner directly with the Global Manufacturing Performance team providing accounting and analysis support for North America Manufacturing. This support includes satisfying closing requirements, coordination of operating budgets, reporting actual results against budgets and consolidation of forecasts. This position will also provide special project assistance to Manufacturing Americas Management and possible ad hoc support to the Lake Charles region. This location is at 1221 Mckinney, Houston, TX 77010.

Roles & Responsibilities

*Encompasses all things accounting-related supporting the Global Manufacturing Performance team for North America Manufacturing, including accounting and month-end close activities, cost and profitability analysis, manufacturing and corporate reporting, as well as additional core and ad-hoc functions for various support organizations.
*Providing key information on historical and forward-looking trends and related cost analysis at the micro and macro level.
*Among other tasks, this business partner will guide the following processes: annual budget, forecast consolidation, LRP functions, monthly cost reporting, business review reporting, benchmark data collection and analysis, as well as other financial support for the manufacturing site and support organizations.

Min. Qualifications

*A Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, finance or other related business degree is required.
*Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial or manufacturing accounting.
*ERP and data retrieval / analysis experience preferably with SAP and Business Warehouse.
*Highly self-sufficient and knowledgeable and able to employ quality analytics to provide impactful information to allow management to make sound decisions

Preferred Qualifications

*Demonstrated organization skills with the ability to prioritize and have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to drive continuous improvement and ensure achievement of Manufacturing, Finance and Company goals
*Ability to multi-task, consistently meets deadlines, and performs self-review of work product for accuracy and quality in a dynamic environment
*Ability to work with various work groups and various levels throughout the Manufacturing and Finance organizations
*Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are essential
*Ability to quickly learn and leverage new technologies to enable process improvement


Builds effective teams


Cultivates innovation

Customer focus

Demonstrates courage

Drives results

Ensures accountability

Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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