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Shift Supervisor


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in 33 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


Identifies improvement opportunities and leads continuous improvement projects to implement those solutions.Attends and participates in plant productivity, performance and quality meetings and reports as directed.

Participates in the completion of annual performance evaluations for polymer production staff.

Leads the quality review of equipment operation and production outcomes, troubleshooting manufacturing processes and results for potential errors or issues and reporting them as necessary.

Leads and coordinates process training and peer mentoring of other plant operators.

Reviews product specifications and formulations for proper safety equipment, tool usage and material specifications, utilizing specified checklists as indicated.

Supervises and mentors manufacturing operations staff, administering performance improvement and disciplinary activities as appropriate.

Receives and coordinates the completion of daily work assignments, documentation and checklists as required, adhering to process and industrial safety guidelines and requirements.

Participates in and completes operations audits and investigations as required.

Leads and participates in shift meetings and safety sessions as required, providing accurate reporting and confirmations for shift changes and completing job safety evaluations as requested.





Ability to work flexible shifts, including overnight and weekend hours.

Adherence to Company attendance and punctuality policies and standards and corporate values.

Demonstrated decision-making and problem-solving capabilities.

Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

Current tow motor/forklift operator certification/license.


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:  1567

Greensboro, NC, US, 27406

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

Job Segment: Manager, Chemical Engineer, Materials Science, Warehouse, Forklift, Management, Engineering, Science, Manufacturing

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