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Chief Boiler Operator


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

  • Operate the equipment within all State of New Jersey guidelines including but not limited to ASME, OSHA, NATIONAL BOARD and other agencies having jurisdiction
  • Wearing and maintaining required PPE
  • Oversee Red and Blue Seal Class Operating engineers
  • Routinely checking and maintaining boiler chemistry
  • Making regular rounds and observations
  • Checking elevated equipment and valves
  • Maintaining an accurate and detailed Log Book


  • Current State of New Jersey 1st Class Stationary Engineer’s License (Gold Seal) required.
  • Subject to passing company required pre-employment background check and physical.
  • Previous industrial / petrochemical experience in a Union environment preferred.
  • Capable of working 8 and 12 hour rotating shifts and overtime including weekends and Holidays as necessary to meet the needs of the plant.
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K, pension, vacation, sick time, uniforms and safety shoes.
  • Follow all company safety policies including but not limited to the State of New Jersey, ASME, OSHA, NATIONAL BOARD and other agencies having jurisdiction as well as wearing all required PPE.
  • Capable of working alone to start – up / shut-down equipment including but not limited to all auxiliaries and associated systems as well as having good  troubleshooting  skills.
  • LOTO trained, make regular rounds and observations, maintain an accurate and detailed Log Book, utilize computer programs to enter Maintenance Request(s), Near Miss(s), e-mails, participate in company required on-line training and safety training (computer and classroom).
  • Capable of lifting 50 pounds and maintaining good housekeeping.
  • Assist Maintenance as needed in repairs of the equipment in the Boiler House as well as actively participate in Annual Turnarounds.


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:  2336

Fords, NJ, US, 08863

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, HVAC, Manufacturing, Operations

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