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Maintenance Coordinator

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and more than 13,000 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. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available!

Join our Team!


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

The Maintenance Coordinator will assist the Maintenance Manager in performing day to day maintenance activities to include but not be limited to mechanical integrity (MI), maintenance of high-pressure boilers, RC 1400 and ISO 9000.

Responsibilties will include:

  • Insuring all employees are working safely, while maintaining equipment reliability, with best quality, on time.
  • Enter and extract CMMS information in the SAP system and maintain files of completed work orders and inspection records.
  • Within SAP, you will request quotes, submit requisitions, receive parts, and perform Good receipts. 
  • Maintain documentations related to contractor activities.
  • Submit Maintenance Department Charge Hours to Accounting Department.
  • SAP CMMS review, establish job hours, change notifications, print & assign work orders.
  • Daily plant wide inspections, including documenting near misses.
  • Contact and support DPCC & SPCC tank inspections and follow-up.
  • Assist in other tasks as directed.


This position requires a high-school diploma but associates degree is preferred.

3 to 5 years of prior plant maintenance (preferrably chemical plant) is required.

Prior experience using and general knowledge of SAP.

Successful candidate will have strong communication (written and verbal), mechanical, and problem solving skills.


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, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.

LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.

Requisition ID:  5086

Fords, NJ, US, 08863

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: ERP, SAP, Maintenance, Inspector, Engineer, Technology, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering

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