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Shipping & Receiving Technician I


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

  • Implements the shipping, receiving, and inventory organization of materials and goods according to work requisitions and orders, assuring shipments are prepared, loaded and shipped on the desired date, including all necessary labeling and paperwork accompanying shipments;
  • Internally transports materials and goods for the purpose of shipping and receiving preparation;
  • Loading and unloading experience for Box Trailer, Liquid Bulk Tankers and Oversea Containers. Processing of deliverables according to internal Logistics instructions and guidelines.
  • Cleans and maintains warehouse areas and equipment regularly as required, promoting environmental cleanliness and efficiency;
  • Maintains warehouse documentation and records according to Departmental procedures;
  • Attends and participates in meetings and safety sessions as required, providing accurate reporting and completing job safety evaluations as requested.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED.)
  • Previous warehousing experience in a chemical manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Ability to function independently in a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of hazardous materials and the appropriate handling and disposal of such products preferred.
  • Solid mathematical and computer literacy skills. Microsoft software, SAP knowledge a plus.
  • Superior verbal and written English communication and comprehension skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. 
  • Current tow motor/forklift operator certification/license or experience.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including overtime and weekend hours as needed.


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:  2797

Neville Island, PA, US, 15225

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Chemical Research, Shipping and Receiving, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics, Maintenance, Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing

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