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Maintenance Planner


The Asia Pacific Application Development Center (ADC) in Nanjing joined LANXESS along with the Chemtura acquisition. It is equipped with advanced R&D facilities as well as excellent engineers, which provides technical, development and training support for company, customers, partners on Bromine Solutions, Lubricant Additives, Organometalics and Urethane Systems.


Job Highlights

  • Schedule maintenance tasks in conjunction with production planning and equipment shutdowns.
  • Participate on the annual shutdown team to plan and execute the work scope.
  • Generate and distribute reports (open Wos, past due PMs, labor utilization, WO cost, etc.)
  • Follow up on all input from executed work orders to gauge job plan effectiveness
  • Maintain equipment hierarchy (equipment and parts lists)
  • Enter purchase requisitions and coordinate the availability of parts to ensure that work activities are executed when planned     
  • Maintain and manage spare and critical parts inventories
  • Track maintenance costs/expenditures for services or work performed by the maintenance department so that the operations department or capital project can be charged accordingly.
  • Track and budget accordingly for site service PM agreements (example: Scale calibration, exterminator, lawn care, forklift maintenance, etc.)
  • Assist capital projects with scheduling and procure/receive materials/parts/equipment
  • Support annual budgeting process for the maintenance department and maintain the library of maintenance documentation
  • Provide timely feedback on priority and anticipated time of repair to requestors 



  • High school diploma or equivalent, Associate's degree in a related technical field preferred
  • 5 - 10 years relevant experience
  • Maintenance and/or planning experience in an industrial setting through knowledge and understanding of process equipment (mechanical and electrical)
  • SAP experience preferred, ability to work well with others as well as independently - must be a self-starter. 
  • Proficiency with basic office software, e.g., Microsoft Windows, email and spreadsheets 
  • Familiar with OSHA Regulations (General Duty Clause, PSM, etc.)              
  • Demonstrated experience working with financial and cost information related to maintenance activities.
  • Flexibility to be on call, work nights and weekends as required.   



What we Offer

  • 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 health care, life insurance, team building and other recognition benefits.
  • 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: For us, talent matters, we welcome everyone who commits to our values. We strongly believe that including diverse perspectives makes us more innovative and enhances our competitiveness. Therefore, we embrace the uniqueness of every single individual and are truly committed to supporting our people in developing their individual potential.

Join the LANXESS team!

Requisition ID:  5376

Gastonia, NC, US, 28054

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Entry level

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

Job Segment: Maintenance, Application Developer, Forklift, Warehouse, Engineer, Manufacturing, Technology, Engineering

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