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Quality Control / Quality Assurance Specialist

Company: LyondellBasell
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Basic Function

As a member of our dynamic team, you will support safe laboratory operations and execute the quality systems at our Bayport, TX Polypropylene and Catalloy facilities by driving improvements throughout the product life cycle. This position requires frequent interaction with customers, business, sales, and product safety personnel. This position is also responsible for the overall coordination for all site internal audits to ensure compliance with Quality (ISO), Good Manufacturing Practices, and Operational Excellence.

Roles & Responsibilities

--- Coordinate and manage all customer and agency interaction. This position is responsible for responses to audit observations, surveys, and resulting action items.
--- This role manages the resolution of customer complaints through the Quality Notification (QN) system and performs initial investigations regarding site processes and causes. This requires partnership with operations, laboratory, business, sales, and ADTS to successfully address customer expectations.
--- Partner with other Bayport Complex Quality Analysts to develop, implement, and maintain the internal auditing protocol for site and North American ISO compliance.
--- Drive current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) for food contact polymers.
--- Determine opportunities for strategic quality improvements that enhance our business and improves customer satisfaction. Provide leadership to implement recommendations as needed.
--- Partner with Polymers Specification Management to manage specification limits acting as the statistical expert for product data.
--- Manage product qualifications in SAP and determine final usage of products.
--- Collaborate with technical services, operations, and the quality laboratory to schedule and execute new product trials.
--- Lead formal investigation teams upon request.
--- Partner with Bayport chemists and laboratory specialists to maintain laboratory instrumentation and records.

Min. Qualifications

--- A Bachelor's degree required.
--- A minimum of 5 years' experience in a chemical and/or polymers plant environment in positions affording knowledge of company operations and systems is required.
--- Must be able to lead and participate in diverse work groups, as well as plan and execute quality improvement programs.
--- A high degree of knowledge of quality management systems, quality processes, laboratory and analytical measurement familiarity is beneficial.
--- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident).
--- Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
--- Must demonstrate mathematical and basic problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Exhibit a working level of the following competencies:
o Interpersonal Capability
o Dealing with Uncertainty
o Broad Perspective


Builds effective teams


Cultivates innovation

Customer focus

Demonstrates courage

Drives results

Ensures accountability

Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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, Pasadena , Quality Control / Quality Assurance Specialist, Other , Pasadena, Texas

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