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Quality Assurance Lab Technician

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.7 billion in 2023. The company currently has about 12,800 employees in 32 countries. Our core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives and consumer protection products. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available!

Join our Team!

Job Highlights

  • Responsible for performing quality assurance testing and other laboratory functions in a quality lab.
  • QA technicians are expected to follow written procedures and provide sound judgment on the validity of reported results.  
  • This position works a 12-hour rotating shift schedule, including days, nights and weekends. Some overtime work is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safe and responsible manner, with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Analyze production samples in a timely manner and report results in a computer-based lab data system.
  • Accurate preparation/review of documentation for product shipments and process samples.
  • Perform calibrations/checks on lab instrumentation.
  • General laboratory maintenance and housekeeping duties.


  • Associate's degree in chemistry or related field. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • At least one year of prior work experience in a lab setting is required. 
  • Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule and be flexible to work overtime as necessary. 
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic troubleshooting of instrumentation and consult with supervision for more complex issues.  
  • Understanding of lab techniques is critical and understanding of plant processes is necessary to ensure appropriate actions are taken during chemical processing.  
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks and work independently. 
  • Technical skills including SAP, LIMS and analytical instrumentation


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, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.


LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  

Join the LANXESS team!


Requisition ID:  6002

Charleston, SC, US, 29405

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

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

Job Segment: Quality Assurance, QA, Maintenance, Laboratory, Instrumentation, Technology, Quality, Manufacturing, Science, Engineering

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