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Process Control Engineer


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

  • Execute small to medium scale Capital Projects, develop and refine scope, budget and timeline according to the PCT requirements in the project, ensure timely and accurate reporting to the senior management.
  • Maintain high reliability for Process Control and Instrumentation equipment and troubleshoot repeat PCT equipment failures and propose solutions to improve reliability
  • Provide PCT technical support to the Maintenance Superintendent and Maintenance Planner Scheduler
  • Maintain compliance for PCT inspection and testing programs (SIS Testing, Instrument Loop Testing and Calibrations, Grounding)
  • Supervise and control all PCT contractors (engineering and construction) and ensure efficient management of all contractors (engineering and construction).
  • Develop and optimize preventive and predictive maintenance programs for new and existing PCT equipment


  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Strong Project Management Experience
  • Special Skills:
    • Individual must be aggressive, flexible, be able to handle several projects simultaneously, and cope with stress
    • Good communication, teamwork and problem solving skills
    • Familiar with Process Safety Management including Management of Change and HAZOP studies
    • Experience in managing Capital Projects
    • Knowledge of the National Electric Code, OSHA, UL and ISA standards
    • SAP knowledge highly desirable


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:  1882

East Hanover, NJ, US, 07936

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Controls Engineer, Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Construction, Engineer, Engineering

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