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Maintenance & Project Manager

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 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. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available!

Join our Team!


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


Responsibility for documentation of plant and process installations, equipment, instrumentation, P&ID’s, Management of Change documentation and process revisions/changes. Determine the maintenance strategy for the plant, including process control standards and develop and assist in the review of alternative manufacturing processes, equipment and instrumentation changes. Assist with obtaining and maintaining the relevant permits required to operate the facility;

Responsible for the implementation and completion of all maintenance activities including root cause analysis, execution of maintenance activities, spare parts management, work permit execution, and shutdown planning. Further develop and implement the NVI maintenance program to ensure safe operability, allow for maximum availability, ensure operational effectiveness, limit downtime and unexpected breakdowns;

Engineering and Capital Projects:

Develop and carry out approved capital expenditure (CapEx) projects at the Neville Island Site. Manage all CapEx Projects conducted at the site, this includes project controlling and internal budgetary reporting.  Oversee the installation of technical changes in the plant - ensure they are carried out as designed. Manage the testing, start-up and release to production of newly installed and/or modified equipment and instrumentation;

Safety and Process Safety:

Responsible for the implementation and control of relevant health, safety and environmental requirements applicable to the plant processes and equipment in accordance with company internal policies and local regulations. Coordinate, plan and schedule maintenance and project activities with Production, following through on A3/A4 action items, carrying out Management of Change actions, participating in Process Safety Process Hazard Analysis (PHA’s), and management of plant and equipment information. Lead and assist with process safety processes - PHA sessions for the completion of A3/A4 Certificates, and the implementation of the technical measures that come from these • Support the plant manager and HSEQ manager with the development of Job Safety Analysis’ (JSA’s);


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. 
  • Experience with Process Control Systems, process design and instrumentation, preventive and predictive maintenance strategies and plant/facilities management.


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, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.

LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.

Requisition ID:  4738

Neville Island, PA, US, 15225

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Project Manager, Chemical Engineer, Instrumentation, Engineer, Facilities, Technology, Engineering, Operations

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