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HSE Manager


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 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

Has primary responsibility for LANXESS/RC14001 compliance elements of Training, Contractor Safety, Critical Work Permits, Employee Participation, Process Hazard Analysis, Incident Investigation, Emergency Planning and Response, and Risk Management Program.

Has support responsibility for LANXESS/RC14001 compliance elements Management of Change (Hazard Reviews & Pre-startup Safety Reviews) and Compliance Audits.

Develop, implement, and maintain all site-specific policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable HSSEQ regulations/standards. Responsible for ensuring that the relevant procedures are appropriately reviewed and remain current.

Ensure that facility personnel are adequately and appropriately trained to perform their duties.  Serve as Training Coordinator for the site including maintenance of all training records

Maintain the Hazard Communication Plan including SDS records and proper labeling

Coordinate all industrial hygiene activities such as employee monitoring, hearing protection, respirator program, etc.

Develop and maintain PPE matrix and coordinate supply of appropriate PPE for employees

Leads or contributes to root cause analyses and investigation of all incidents and near misses.  Responsible for ensuring that incidents and near misses are appropriately reported and provides tools to increase knowledge/improve responses.

Lead Emergency Release Team during a response to the release of hazardous materials.rforms routine audits and inspections, e.g. review work permits, and proactively supports the resolution of issues found

   Act as the RCRA Emergency Coordinator with the following duties during any hazardous material spills:


    • Minimum Education required:  BS in Chemical Engineering or other EH&S related discipline.
    • 5-10 years hands-on work experience in a chemical manufacturing facility; prior management experience in a team environment in Environmental or H&S areas required.
    • Working knowledge of batch and continuous chemical process operations and environmental engineering principles.
    • Working knowledge of waste, water, and air standards and permitting
    • Thorough knowledge of RCRA, CWA, CAA, SDWA and other relevant federal and state regulations, standards, and permitting requirements.


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:  2132

Gastonia South, NC, US, 28054

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

Job Segment: Engineer, Chemical Research, Manager, Marketing Manager, Risk Management, Engineering, Management, Marketing, Finance

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