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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

  • Provide hands-on lubricant applications testing and technical expertise in support of the Company's specialty finished fluids product line.
  • Ensure the technical aspects of current and new finished fluids products meet business objectives and customer specifications.
  • Lead multiple projects for new product development as well as reformulation of existing products to enhance performance and minimize cost. 
  • Manage internal and external contract lubricant testing programs.
  • Provide technical service for existing products to both Sales and customers.
  • Provide periodic written and/or oral presentation on progress of assigned work/projects.
  • Write technical papers, give technical presentations as required at industry functions, accompany Sales on customer visits.
  • Comply with all safety regulations, Company policies, ISO qulity and environmental standards.


  • Minimum Education Requirement: BS Degree with industry experience; Preferred Education Requirement: BS Degree in chemistry or chemical engineering with industry experience.
  • Minimum 3-5 years industry related experience; Preferred 5-10 years preferred.
  • Excellent hands-on abilities with desire to work in the laboratory.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken).
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasksin parallel.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs. 


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:  2812

East Hanover, NJ, US, 07936

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Chemistry, Scientific, Scientist, Engineer, Chemical Research, Science, Engineering

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