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Process Engineer


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
  • Participates in the preparation for and execution of process hazard analyses (PHA’s). Maintains all Process Safety Information (PSI), site owner for the Management of Change program and ensures all changes are documented properly.
  • Assist in investigations and corrective actions for process and safety incident investigations.
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of process flow sheets and Process and Instrumentation Diagrams.
  • Maintain policies and procedures required to maintain, strengthen, and support ISO, Responsible Care, PSM and Mechanical Integrity programs.
  • De-bottleneck manufacturing processes through the optimization of existing equipment, improved use of resources or the acquisitions of new technology and equipment.
  • Provide technical assistance to operations and maintenance to optimize, improve and troubleshoot processes and process equipment.
  • Provide process control engineering support for the day to day operations of manufacturing operations with support from corporate resources.
  • Uses process data to recommend changes to ensure product quality, and process stability, efficiency, effectiveness, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide process engineering support for the day to day operations of manufacturing operations.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001 and Responsible Care 14001 preferred
  • Excellent computer skills especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-reliant with strong time management and prioritization skills
  • OSHA PSM plant experience and knowledge of safe work practices required
  • Project Management experience required
  • Previous experience in chemical or process industry required
  • BS Chemical Engineering, with 5-10 years’ experience



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:  640

Gastonia, NC, US, 28054

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Instrumentation, Controls Engineer, Engineering

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