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Human Resources Specialist/Representative


INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA

Interested in joining a winning team? A team whose employees are empowered to make a difference?

Pay: $67,000 - $90,000 per year

(Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc.)

Grade:  32-33 (Grade commensurate with experience)

Organizational context and job purpose

INEOS has grown to become a leading chemical company, with sales today of around $60 billion annually.  INEOS is a global company with 22,000 employees on 183 sites in 26 countries.  The Olefins & Polymers USA (O&P USA) business within INEOS includes the product lines Ethylene, Propylene, Butadiene, Polypropylene (PP) and Polyethylene (PE).  Manufacturing sites include Chocolate Bayou Works (Alvin, TX), Battleground Manufacturing Complex (LaPorte, TX), and Carson (Carson, CA), with a division office in League City, TX.  Overall, O&P USA has approximately 1,300 employees, 1,400 contractors, and annual revenue of $3 to $4 billion.

How the Role Fits In:

The INEOS O&P USA Human Resources Team at our Marina View Headquarters in League City, TX is responsible for all areas of functional HR expertise:  recruiting and selection, training, employee consultation, compensation, job evaluation, employment law, benefits, HRIS, payroll, EEO, policies and infrastructure, change management, organizational planning and design, performance management, facilitation, and process consultation.  The team also coordinates closely with the HR teams at the two large Houston-area manufacturing sites.

This position reports directly to the Human Resources Director for INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA.  Due to the interpersonal interactions with managers and employees required in this role, this job must be performed from the Marina View office with travel, as-needed, to other INEOS sites and college campuses.

The Main Purpose of the Role: 

Members of the Marina View HR team participate in all of the areas of functional HR expertise mentioned previously.  Each member also has a specific area of focus as well.  This position is responsible for strategy development and program execution for the college recruiting of technical staff (engineers and chemists), both or fulltime hire and as interns. This position also assists on a number of HR projects and data requests.  This role has opportunities for further development within and outside of O&P USA.

Responsibilities AND Accountabilities

College Recruiting Coordination

  • Provide company-wide coordination of INEOS O&P USA’s efforts to recruit technical staff, both fulltime and interns, at our group of select universities.
  • Work with client groups to develop an overall data-driven strategy and annual recruiting needs.
  • Support, nurture and implement diversity and inclusion goals in campus recruiting efforts.
  • Support all steps of the college recruiting selection process from campus interviews to site interviews and through pre-employment screening. 
  • Support strong relationships with the Career Centers and Departments at our group of select universities.
  • Coordinate the annual intern programs including on-boarding, training & development and various events.

College New Hire Support

  • Direct the on-boarding process of new campus hires to ensure successful transitions into their new roles.
  • Coordinate networking events for recent graduate hires.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in Marina View recruiting and selection as needed, and acts as back-up on internal and external job posting systems.
  • Provide manager and employee consultation support.
  • Administer FMLA program.
  • Participate in all areas of functional HR expertise.
  • Provide data analysis support.
  • Assist with various HR-related projects as needed.
  • The position is accountable for understanding and putting into practice the INEOS 20 Principles.

Skills & Knowledge Required


Level of Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field and 2+ years of experience with progressively increasing HR responsibilities. 
  • Recruiting experience preferred.
  • Certification (PHR/SPHR) is a plus.

Skills and Competencies

  • Must have a working knowledge of US employment law and employee relations.
  • Must have skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • HRIS experience helpful, particularly with Workday.
  • Able to learn, progress and deliver multiple and competing priorities.
  • Able to balance heavy demands with an even disposition and a high level of organization.
  • Be committed to safety.
  • Must be highly ethical and able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.    
  • Ability to positively influence others.
  • Use good judgment and consideration of proper balance between benefits/risks.
  • Create strong morale and spirit, feeling of belonging in team, broadly shares both routine and important tasks. 


  • Frequently (70-100%) sitting.
  • Occasionally (30-60%) lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.
  • Infrequently (10% or less) ascending and descending stairs, bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, and reaching at/below shoulder height.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer screen and extensive reading.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
  • This position requires the employee to always be alert, able to concentrate on their task at hand, and not impaired by medications (prescription, non-prescription, illegal or legal substances including alcohol), or any other mental condition which adversely affects alertness, concentration, or judgment.

External candidates must be vaccinated against COViD-19.

Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance.On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.