LyondellBasell North America Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 26, 2014
Updated Mar 26, 2014
8 interviews

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  1.  

    Mechanical Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at LyondellBasell North America in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went to a career fair that was provided through the universities career center with roughly 100 companies in attendance. Lyondell was present and I talked to them about what they did and gave them my resume. They gave me a call that night to set up an interview for the following day. The interview consisted of basic questions concerning teamwork situations and how to handle different changes to projects. They gave me a call about 2 and a half weeks later with an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • The toughest questions were the ones concerning some project changes that were implemented on one of the engineering design projects I was working on.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Consulting Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person - interviewed at LyondellBasell North America in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    HR was efficient in scheduling interviews with the hiring manager and corresponding team members. Interviews very professional.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    there was no negotiation possible
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at LyondellBasell North America in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    several managers will interview candidates for potential position. be careful of position being offered because it may evolve to another position that will doom career.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    inflexible
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at LyondellBasell North America in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Terrible
    Hiring folks don't know where company is heading
    Very unprofessional in terms of explaining about company future
    Seems hiring panel themselves are frustrated

    BEWARE,BEWARE,BEWARE of this company

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    horrible hiring folks
    lack of committment
    confused
    not consistent in theri opinion

    I feel serious problem going on in this company
    I should not have accepted to travel to Houston for final round
    Please don't try this company if you have a safe job

    LUCKILU, I did not accept as I have a safe n sound job with me

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Chemical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at LyondellBasell North America in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    In this interview they asked me about some technical experiences, so describing specific processes and projects in my classes. They also asked me to name times when I was in a group and my role. Another question they asked was a time I made a process more efficient. It was an oncampus interview set up through our career services.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Laboratory Superintendent Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at LyondellBasell North America in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    The process consisted of several one on one interviews with people that worked in the area, the hiring manager, and human resources.

    Interview Questions
    • What are some of your accomplisments in current position.   View Answer
    • Describe your strengths and weaknesses.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at LyondellBasell North America in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    All went fine

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Good.. and considerable
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Pricing Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 1 week - interviewed at LyondellBasell North America in March 2008.

    Interview Details

    Overall the interview was not difficult however the questions were quite general, and since each interviewer has different perspective it was not easy to find the common answers/responses.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you fit in?   Answer Question
    • Given a situation where the customer wants you to do something that is against your company policy, how would you handle it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

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