Who we are:
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in33 countries. The company is currently represented at 60+ production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.
LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.
In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 21 locations in 10 states.
What we can offer you:
LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.
We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.
Identify and investigate moderately complex issues and implement solutions.
Interpret data and prepare technical presentations and recommendations to facilitate fulfillment of goals.
Act as project leader to ensure successful completion within budgeted time and cost. Develop project plans, coordinate activities of team, and regularly report project status.
Execute and lead performance improvement activities which employ various process/commercial excellence methodologies.
Be adept at bringing process improvement projects to timely and conclusive closure.
Work independently under general guidance but confer with manager and other colleagues on assignments.
Execute good process safety practices in all aspects of project execution.
Contribute to the development of engineering approaches.
Plan work to achieve assigned goals and be responsible for integrity of results.
Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering or related Science
5+ Years of Process Engineering experience in a chemical manufacturing setting
Working knowledge of and commitment to EHS&S Standards and Policies
Working knowledge of Chemical Plant Processes, Equipment, Instrumentation and Controls
Strong time management, problem-solving, and prioritization skills
Working knowledge of OSHA-PSM, MOC, ISO, and LEAN
Ability to independently select the most appropriate engineering technique(s) from viable alternatives to solve problems and make recommendations
Ability to assimilate and/or modify new technology and apply to work procedures
Capable of leading small and large projects
SAP knowledge highly desirable
What we offer you:
Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global "Xwork" program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .
Join the LANXESS team!
Must include a resume.
LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.
We are a leading specialty chemicals company based in Cologne. With around14,400 employees in 33 countries, we are an established company on the global market. Our primary expertise lies in producing, developing and marketing chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics, with annual sales of EUR 6.8 billion (2019).
We manage our operating business through four segments: Advanced Intermediates, Specialty Additives, Consumer Protection and Engineering Materials. These include 10 Business Units, through which we work with a broad range of applications and markets. As a specialist and efficient partner, we offer solutions to the challenges faced by our customers.
We focus on our customers’ requirements in order to drive progress and reliably provide innovative product, material and service solutions. When developing new materials, we also work with artificial intelligence to reduce development times for our customers. Our manufacturing, administration and logistics processes are designed efficiently and with a focus on performance.
Sustainability and responsibility are key factors behind our successful business operations. They help us become an even more efficient and competitive company while also supporting social goals such as protecting the environment. Our products also play a role in this, providing sustainable solutions in key areas such as electric mobility.