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General Maintenance Mechanic


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. 


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

  • Ability to replace a mechanical pump seal
  • Knowledge of proper bolt and gasket selection with proper torque specification
  • Change oil on vacuum pumps
  • Complete lubrication preventive maintenance
  • Understanding of different types of pumps on site
  • Knowledge of properly tension belts
  • Safely operate the pyrolysis oven
  • Safely inspect and operate forklift, scissor list and man lift
  • Enter work request into CMMS (SAP)
  • Understand the Maintenance Process
  • Understand the Management of Change process
  • Communicates effectively with leads and others
  • Ownership with housekeeping
  • Displays learning potential and eagerness
  • Strict adherence to all procedures
  • Team player
  • Upholds Lanxess Core Values


  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Chemical Plant Experience - a plus



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:  3777

Gastonia South, NC, US, 28054

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Mechanic, Maintenance, Forklift, Manufacturing, Operations

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