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Plant Manager Neville Island - PA

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

  • Manage an operational unit handling hazardous and corrosive materials with safety as first priority. Achieve all production KPIs and fulfil yearly targets.
  • Direct the operations organization, striving to maintain a consistent and winning team approach towards safety, productivity and quality in compliance with Company core values. 
  • Responsible for the operations organization of sourcing, planning, production, and quality control (laboratory) for Neville Island site teams.  
  • Accountable to follow all internal and external policies including HSEQ and legal requirements, and run production within agreed timelines. Drive compliance within all levels of site organization.
  • Responsible for the overall production value chain (production process, safety standards,  product quality, maintenance, investments, industrial services). 
  • Establish and follow manufacturing standards, improve internal KPIs (e.g. scheduled downtime, internal downtime) and reduce cycle times. 


  • Bachelor's & Master’s degree in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering / Process Engineering
  • Professional experience in manufacturing, change management, proven experience in employee development with at least 5 years of plant management experience. 

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:  4700

Neville Island, PA, US, 15225

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Middle management

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Chemical Research, Plant Manager, Plant Operator, Chemical Engineer, Compliance, Engineering, Manufacturing, Legal

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