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Chemist III


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.


Job Highlights


  • Safety is our highest priority.  Execute commitment to working safely with all aspects of the position and with others.
  • Perform various types of NMR and FTIR Spectroscopy data acquisition on complex systems for Urethanes, Lubricants, Flame Retardants, others.
  • Process Spectroscopy data and provide structural elucidation of unknown chemical structures and systems. 
  • Perform quantitative analysis via NMR as required.
  • Write detailed technical reports and communicate in various ways with internal customers.
  • Collaborate with other Lanxess Scientists to achieve synergistic results for project deliverables.




  •  Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, NMR Spectroscopy, or similar discipline.
  • Work Experience: 3-5 years experience in NMR specifically.
  • Special Skills: Analytical experience with industrial chemistry is a plus. NMR and FTIR experience is essential.
  • SEM experience is a plus.
  • Flame Retardant chemistry experience is a plus.
  • Solid writing and organizational skills.​​​​​​​


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:  2892

Naugatuck, CT, US, 06770

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

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