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Chemical Operator


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.3 billion in 2018 and about 15,000 employees in 25 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


  • Operates multiple equipment systems used in the processing of chemical substances, adhering to formulation specifications and operational safety standards;
  • Cleans and maintains plant manufacturing areas, facility grounds and equipment regularly as required, promoting environmental cleanliness and efficiency; operating process water treatment systems.
  • Attends 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;
  • Receives and completes daily work assignments, documentation and checklists as required, adhering to process and industrial safety guidelines and requirements;
  • Reviews product specifications and formulations for proper safety equipment, tool usage and material specifications, utilizing specified checklists as indicated;
  • Required to complete maintenance on process equipment to the extent of skill level.
  • Load and unload box trailers, bulk trailers and completes product transfers.




  • A high school diploma and a minimum two years experience in a manufacturing environment; chemical industry preferred.
  • Ability to function independently in a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste materials and the appropriate handling and disposal of such products.
  • Basic mathematical and computer literacy skills.
  • Experience operating a Distributed Control System (DCS) or PLC-based control system is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing specifications and raw materials preferred.
  • Current tow motor/forklift operator certification/license preferred.
  • Adherence to Company attendance and punctuality policies and standards and corporate values.
  • Ability to work overtime and rotational shifts.
  • Maintenance experience with process equipment repairs, electrical, piping, cutting and welding is preferred.



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:  630

Neville Island, PA, US, 15225

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Electrical, Welding, Equipment Operator, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Engineering, Manufacturing

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