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Project Engineer


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

  • Identify and investigate moderately complex issues and implement solutions.
  • Interpret data and prepare technical presentations and recommendations to facilitate fulfillment of goals.
  • Act as project leader to ensure successful completion within budgeted time and cost.  Develop project plans, coordinate activities of team, and regularly report project status.
  • Execute and lead performance improvement activities which employ various process/commercial excellence methodologies.
  • Be adept at bringing process improvement projects to timely and conclusive closure.
  • Work independently under general guidance but confer with manager and other colleagues on assignments.
  • Execute good process safety practices in all aspects of project execution.
  • Contribute to the development of engineering approaches.
  • Plan work to achieve assigned goals and be responsible for integrity of results.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or related Science
  • 5+ Years of Process Engineering experience in a chemical manufacturing setting
  • Working knowledge of and commitment to EHS&S Standards and Policies
  • Working knowledge of Chemical Plant Processes, Equipment, Instrumentation and Controls
  • Strong time management, problem-solving, and prioritization skills
  • Working knowledge of OSHA-PSM, MOC, ISO, and LEAN
  • Ability to independently select the most appropriate engineering technique(s) from viable alternatives to solve problems and make recommendations
  • Ability to assimilate and/or modify new technology and apply to work procedures
  • Capable of leading small and large projects
  • 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:  3030

East Hanover, NJ, US, 07936

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Instrumentation, Engineer, Engineering

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