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Production Supervisor


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in 33 countries. The company is currently represented at 60+ production sites worldwide. 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 FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 21 locations in 10 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

Responsible for maximizing operational performance from an HSE, quality, productivity, efficiency, cost, and customer service perspective to achieve the overall business objectives.

Supervises the day-to-day operations for production to ensure manufactured products meet or exceed all established quality requirements, including product integrity and production while ensuring daily production requirements are carried out in a safe and efficient manner

Ensure processes operate at optimum level in regards to quality and output

General supervision, training and development of subordinates

Analyze, modify and upgrade existing processes and procedures

Assess safety and potential environmental impact of operating units

Reduce variation of Key Performance Indicators to improve product performance

Investigates and responds to all safety, environmental, and other incidents involving production employees and ensures adherence to all rules, policies, practices and procedures.

Recommends improvements in facilities, equipment and manpower utilization to improve product quality and productivity while lowering operational and maintenance costs




  • Batchelor degree in chemical engineering is desired
  • Minimum High school diploma
  • 5 to 10 years supervisory experience in chemical manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge with DCS and SAP is preferred 



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:  1467

Fords, NJ, US, 08863

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Manager, Industrial, Engineer, ERP, SAP, Management, Manufacturing, Technology, Engineering

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