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Mechanical Engineer Maintenance


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.


Position Overview


This position impacts the performance of the operation on a day to day basis by providing the proper technical support in solving problems and by eliminating failures through implantation of reliability centered maintenance and preventive maintenance optimization programs.  The incumbent plays a major role in successfully designing and implementing engineering projects, both in terms of operability and cost effectiveness

Job Highlights

  • Work on technical issues concerning maintenance, including collaboration with others to optimize equipment availability.
  • Analyze technical weaknesses, develop concepts to overcome technical faults, participate in the development of equipment requirements, and develop preventive/predictive maintenance programs.
  • Define/monitor/assist in procurement of spare parts for existing plants/new plants.
  • Serve as skilled end-user for SAP PM and PS module.
  • Implement capital projects and MOC’s involving technical modifications and additions.
  • Develop and write detailed equipment specifications and maintenance procedures.
  • Manage a risk-based mechanical integrity program based on recognized engineering codes, standards and procedures. Maintain the equipment database and ensure that all equipment inspections are performed and documented.
  • Assist in training of mechanics and chemical plant operators as necessary.
  • Ensures that Safety, OSHA, USEPA, SCDHEC and other regulatory requirements are met or exceeded in functional areas.  Participates in Safety Audits, Process Safety Management, ISO 9001, RC 14001 and Site Safety Process activities to ensure requirements are met or exceeded.


  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical or chemical Engineering
  • 3+ years experieince 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Innovative and creative to identify root causes of problems and continuously improve


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:  2610

Goose Creek, SC, US, 29445

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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