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Engineering Manager


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 employees in 33 countries. 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 Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 25 locations in 11 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.


Job Highlights

This position impacts the performance of the operation on a day to day basis by providing the proper guidance (technical and Human) to the maintenance group solving problems and by eliminating failures through troubleshooting and capital upgrades.

  • Plays a major role in successful design and implementation of engineering projects, both in terms of operability and cost effectiveness.
  • Integral part of successful production operation. Through effective design, implementation and maintenance of assets and equipment, the facility can function reliable, sustainable production rates thereby securing confidence with Sales to seek the required volumes to make the business profitable.
  • Development of professional technical staff to meet the immediate and future needs of the operations.
  • Ensure that the facility is maintained in compliance with all regulatory and corporate requirements, maximizing the on stream time.
  • Lead the compliance with process safety management and risk management, especially contractor safety management, management of change and mechanical integrity.
  • Manage technical issues concerning modifications, expansion and maintenance and supervise maintenance repairs including preventive, predicative and corrective programs.
  • Administer the capital budget, investment planning and project engineering.


  • A degree in engineering or equivalent in experience with at least 8 years combined experience in project engineering and plant engineering / maintenance.
  • Effective communication skills with direct reports, peers and management at all levels, are a must.
  • Possess the initiative to resolve a broad range of problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with Individuals across the organization
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse teams across the organization.



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 .


Diversity: 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.

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.


Requisition ID:  4283

Bushy Park, SC, US, 29445

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Facilities, Project Engineer, Engineering Manager, Compliance, Engineer, Operations, Engineering, Legal

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