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Supv Tech Mfg


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in 33 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.


Job Highlights

  • Manage unit production operations including planning, scheduling, equipment maintenance, inventory and materials requirements, policies and processes
  • Participate in regularly scheduled internal and external audits, reviews and planning as required
  • Provide leadership and mediation for employee relations, effecting conflict and problem resolution in an efficient, professional manner
  • Participate and support the formulation and implementation of site production plans
  • Partner with Supply Chain and Logistics personnel to maintain the appropriate levels of inventory and materials, ensuring shipping and packaging documents and orders are accurate and consistent
  • Lead, support and participate in all Company health, environmental and safety initiatives, processes, audits, and investigations
  • Train, manage and mentor production staff
  • Participate in the investigation of customer complaints to ensure accurate root cause analysis and sufficient corrective action has occurred


  • High school diploma or equivalent; advanced degree and/or certification preferred
  • Minimum 8 yrs progressively responsible plant manufacturing experience; chemical and/or rubber industry preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Minimum 3 yrs personnel management experience in a plant and/or manufacturing environment
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA regulations and guidelines
  • Exceptional time and project management skills, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience with best-in-class manufacturing techniques, standards and practices; basic knowledge of Lean manufacturing practices preferred
  • Basic computer software and data retrieval system knowledge; SAP experience preferred


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:  1328

Chardon, OH, US, 44024

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: ERP, SAP, Supply, Logistics, Technology, Customer Service, Operations

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