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HSSE Specialist


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

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Ensure all Environmental Regulatory Reports are filed ahead of due dates.
  • Responsible Care ISO 14001 Certification
  • Support Safety Initiatives as directed
  • Support Health standards of the site
  • In conjunction with HSSE Manager, ensure a secure work environment and that the site security system meets all local and LANXESS requirements, including CFATS requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring the successful completion of assigned projects within the budgeted time and cost constraints.
  • Plans work to achieve assigned technical goals and is responsible for the relevance of work integrity or results.
  • Participates in development of the site capital plan


  • BS or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Environmental Science
  • 5 to 10 years experience in chemical manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of occupational safety, environmental, security and waste handling requirements as they apply to the site
  • Working knowledge of batch and continuous chemical process operations and environmental engineering principles
  • Working knowledge of waste, water, and air standards and permitting
  • Experience with direct supervision of outside contractors, design firms, consultant, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with problem solving tools
  • Strong technical, interpersonal and communication skills


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:  4079

Charleston, SC, US, 29405

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

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

Job Segment: Wastewater, Water Treatment, Compliance, Chemical Engineer, Outside Sales, Engineering, Legal, Sales

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