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Rotating Shift Quality Control Technician

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. 

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

  • Must be knowledgeable and willing to learn and perform all of the tests and procedures required for the Quality Control Lab Technician position.
  • Must produce accurate and truthful data in a safe manner according to the procedures and guidelines listed the Quality Control Lab Technician training program.
  • Must be responsible and self-motivated to work rotating shifts without supervision.
  • Must have good communication and written skills and report results in a timely manner.   
  • Must support and comply with the company’s safety programs and attend safety meetings.
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize the work in a busy work environment
  • Performs testing on and approve incoming raw materials.
  • Performs testing on in-process samples and approve/reject completed production batches.
  • Performs testing on samples from out-going containers, tank wagons, drums, and totes from Traffic and Warehouse.              
  • Performs testing on R & D and other samples.            .
  • Responsible for the recording of results in the designated workbooks, testing plans, LIMS, and SAP.
  • Reports unsafe conditions, out of spec. results or unsafe behavior to a supervisor immediately.
  • Cleans glassware, fills solvents, empties waste containers, maintains good housekeeping and performs other special assignments as required.
  • Additionally, the duties of this position may involve the handling and/or transfer of hazardous substances (as defined at NJAC 7:1E), including certain hazardous wastes (as defined at NJAC 7:26).


  • Associate’s degree is required, Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline is preferred.
  • Five years of quality experience is required with an Associate’s degree, 1 year of experience with Bachelors.
  • Must be able to work Rotating shift (Day, Evening, and Night).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must.


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:  3839

Fords, NJ, US, 08863

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Entry level

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Chemical Research, Maintenance, QC, Warehouse, Product Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Research

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