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Senior Process Engineer


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 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.  

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 proper running of all existing facilities, ensure preventive and daily maintenance plan and activities are executed on time, responsibility for the maintenance budget for the entire High Performance Materials (HPM) site.

Leading all improvement projects in relation to plant technical and engineering facilities.  Responsible for annual capital investment (CAPEX) budget.

Leading all process safety and hazard analysis (HAZOP) and process safety compliance checks, and subsequent corrective actions and improvement efforts.

Manage all external contractors in relation to technical requirements on a daily basis.

Responsible for management of change in relation to technical and engineering facilities for he whole site, responsible for updating all technical drawings (P&ID) and subsequent SOPs in relation to the change

Site safety officer, accountable for performing job functions in accordance with site and corporate Responsible Care



Degree in mechanical engineering (min, BS, preferred master)

Required years of professional experience - 5 to 10 Years

Required Skills & Competencies

  • Knowledge in Process & Plant Safety
  • Project Management & Cost Awareness
  • Leadership 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, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.


Requisition ID:  2855

Gastonia North, NC, US, 28034

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Project Manager, Engineering, Technology

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