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Engineering Intern


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 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

  • Learn to work with the site P&IDs
    • Ability to find equipment in the field
    • Communicate changes to the P&IDs from field verification
  • Learn typical chemical plant equipment and processes that the site uses
  • Assist in the management of the site’s safety critical equipment list based off information from the PHA’s completed for the site
  • Assist in the completion of action items from PHA’s
    • Identify equipment in the field based off the PHA action items
    • Properly fill in missing information
  • Work with maintenance, process, and HSE stakeholders to complete tasks
  • Own smaller projects generated from PHA action items
  • Assist on capital projects as needed
  • Give direction to mechanics on work orders generated from PHA action items
  • Label safety critical equipment in the field
  • About 30% to 50% of time will be spent in the field


  • Junior or senior level student working towards an engineering degree in Chemical/Materials/Mechanical Engineering with ability to work part-time hours during the school semester.
  • Able to learn the concepts and ideas involved in a process hazard analysis (PHA) and hazard and operability study (HAZOP)
  • Able to take incomplete/missing information and determine its meaning using available resources.
  • Able to communicate to manager when assistance/guidance is needed to accomplish a task.
  • Willingness to work in an outdoor chemical plant environment.
  • Willingness to verify and gather information in the field.
  • Ability to read and follow P&IDs is a plus but not required.
  • Ability to use Autodesk/AutoCAD to update P&IDs is a plus but not required.


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:  3566

Fords, NJ, US, 08863

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Entry Level Engineer, Chemical Research, Mechanical Engineer, Intern, Part Time, Engineering, Entry Level

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