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Blending Operator

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and more than 13,000 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. 

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!


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 is responsible to blend finished fluid product and perform all other task and activities associated with the product in our blending, grease and/or chem plant area. The blender responsibilities include loading and offloading bulk chemicals such as from and or to tanker trucks, iso containers and railcars.   The blending operator routinely transfers raw materials and products and must ensure the correct material is transferred to the correct destination as a core responsibility of the role.   The blender performs calculations as required to determine tank contents and quantities transferred as well as other batch related calculations.

  • The blender must follow detailed batch instructions which includes precisely weighing and adding raw materials as part of making blending batches.  
  • Will also perform packaging as needed
  • Blender must be able to drive a forklift. 
  • Additionally, there is lifting required and is a essential part of this job and which includes but not limited to lifting and dumping of raw materials into blend kettles and transfer of materials.  
  • Must accurately and legibly fill out all forms and batch records.
  • Maintain safe and efficient production activities: Lock out Tag out, 6S/Housekeeping, PHA support, inspections, and other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or Equivalence, with a 2 year technical degree or 5 years industrial work experience in relevant electrical field is required.
  • Minimum of 7 years manufacturing experience as IE technician is required.
  • Clear and comprehensive communication in English (written/verbal) required.
  • Basic mathematic and numeracy skills required.
  • PLC, DCS, VFD experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work in a Team environment.
  • Committed to safety & organizational goals.
  • Self-motivated able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Available for on-call duty.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, climb ladders and stairs, and stand for continuous periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work in a hot, humid, noisy and high volume machine production area.
  • Ability and willingness to work safely and wear PPE 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, 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!

Must include a resume.

Requisition ID:  4920

East Hanover, NJ, US, 07936

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Machinist, Equipment Operator, Electrical, Forklift, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Engineering

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