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Chemist, Mfg


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.3 billion in 2018 and about 15,000 employees in 25 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

Process Chemist Job Highlights:

Batch Tickets & SOP's

  • Oversight of batch ticket generation process to support manufacturing
  • Review of Batch Tickets prior to issuance
  • Create new batch tickets for rework opportunities
  • Create/modify/reveiw procedureal SOP's for batch creation
  • Communicate changes to batch formulations/procedures to Operations, Lab, and Maintenance as necessary

New Products

  • Review PTR documentation
  • Creae batch tickets and SOP's for new product formulations
  • Review & approve product specifications as part of NMRF process

Raw Material Management

  • Review of purchasing specificatons on VMQ portal
  • Approvals of VMQ requests
  • Initiaton of MOC for new raw materials (as appropriate)
  • Update and maintenance of raw material spreadsheet on Sharepoint
  • Update and mainternance of raw material specification manual (QC Lab)

Process Development

  • Perform lab-scale experiments to support eh following (as necesary):
    • New raw material introduction
    • New product introduction
    • Process/product non-confomrity investigation
  • Interface with R&D/Tech Services as require for busniness develoopment, new product devekopment, customer support

DuPont Technical Support

  • Maintain & communicate DuPont product specifications and requirements
  • Interface with operations to ensure processes necessary to achieve product specifications and requirements are met
  • Interface with Global Key Account mgmt. as necessary to communicate about issues with DuPont materials and provide technical information as required
  • Interface directly with representatives from DuPOnt to provide technical assistance as required.
  • Manage Quality Specialist duties, including the following:
    • Maintain SPC charts for all products in MINITAB
    • Update and maintainprocess data spreadsheets & SPC charts in MINITAB
    • Provide directives for continaul improvement actvities as necessar
  • BS Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • 3 - 5 Years of experience in a Chemical Business
  • Project Managment Experience 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:  479

Gastonia, NC, US, 28054

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

Job Segment: Chemist, Engineer, Chemical Research, Developer, Product Development, Science, Engineering, Technology, Research

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