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LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,800 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 Joanes Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

On January 31, 2005, the company was initially listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and LANXESS Chemical (China) Co., Ltd. officially started operations. LANXESS has 15 subsidiaries, 7 R&D centers and 8 production sites with around 1,500 employees in Greater China.


Job Highlights

  • Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests of finished products and batch raw materials.
  • Operate performance testing equipment and analytical instrumentation as well as insuring proper maintenance, calibration, and repairs when needed.
  • Perform detailed ASTM, SAE, and FTM testing of key characteristics for raw materials, intermediates, production batches, and R&D/Technical Service samples
  • Aviation-specific performance testing, Viscometric testing, tribology testing, foam/emulsion testing, grease testing
  • Characterization of ultra-clean requirements using Spectroscopic light scattering particle counters
  • Quantitative gravimetric Millipore filtration analysis
  • Wet chemical titration methods including Karl Fisher, total acid/base number
  • Specific Gravity, Pour/Flash/Fire Point, Electrical properties
  • Analytical analysis using ICP, HPLC, GC, and FTIR
  • Perform routine control charting on critical tests and troubleshoot/communicate deviations or trends
  • Operate Production laboratory to test inline packaged material and authorize line approvals to package manufactured product as well as provide support to Production for maintaining product quality and integrity
  • Maintain accurate, well-organized, and defensible documentation of all results – interface with software such as SAP/LIMS
  • Support root-cause analysis investigations and corrective actions with data compilation, lab blends, and testing
  • Perform PTHAs, JSAs, and support plant/department Safety and 5S initiatives


  • Bachelor's Degree or High School Diploma with significant testing experience.
  • At least 1-3 years of laboratory experience.



What we Offer

  • Compensation: We ensure fair compensation and offer you a global bonus scheme and voluntary individual bonus payment.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a mixture of various 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 set the framework for the implementation of 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: For us, talent matters regardless of individual characteristics – we welcome everyone who commits to our values. We strongly believe that including diverse perspectives makes us more innovative and enhances our competitiveness. Therefore, we embrace the uniqueness of every single individual and are truly committed to supporting our people in developing their individual potential.

Welcome to join LANXESS!


Requisition ID:  2751

East Hanover, NJ, US, 07936

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance, Chemical Research, ERP, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing

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