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HR Manager


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 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

  • Responsible for leading the HR function covering multiple plant sites in order to meet the strategic and operational commitments of the business unit(s) and HR function with a high degree of effectiveness
  • Act as a liaison between employer and employee, overseeing employee relations, to support a positive culture 
  • Involved in escalation of disciplinary or legal action when necessary and/or consistent with collective bargaining agreements
  • Updating employees with any changes in company policy/contract provisions,
  • Advising assigned supervisors on treatment of staff, company policies and collective bargaining agreements
  • Resolving and mediating employee complaints
  • Participate in negotiations, contract arbitration or mediation proceedings
  • Represents locations on community advisory panels as appropriate
  • Conducts investigations
  • Supports Charleston, SC, Bushy Park, SC and Chardon, OH


  • Bachelors’ degree in HR or related field, certification preferred (SPHR, SHRM-SCP)
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Multi-site experience is required
  • Labor relations experience preferred
  • Proven ability to lead and influence change
  • Self driven, proactive problem solver with great  communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible and travel to various sites as required



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:  2685

Charleston, SC, US, 29405

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

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