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Chemical Operator

 

Who we are:
 

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in 33 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

 

Successful candidate will help to achieve maximum productivity, meeting customer needs, in compliance with safety, health and environmental requirements.

Must be able to read and follow standard operating procedure as well as follow regulatory requirements including OSHA, NJDEP, etc related to the position.

Must be knowledgeable in all phases of the operations with key foucs on Safety, Productivity, Quality and Continous improvement.

Promotes a spirit of cooperation between the Union and Management and demonstrates a commitment to achieve the assigned goals.

 

Requirements

Operates all process equipment and auxiliaries related to assigned department in a safe and efficient manner maximizing productivity and quality in regard to regulatory and administrative requirements.

Troubleshoots equipment and /or process problems and implements corrective action. 

Initiates reports, work orders, safety notifications, etc., as required, and follows up on same to completion. 

Conduct in-process testing (when qualified).

Maintains/conducts Daily and Month-End inventories.

Adheres to production and shipping schedules.

Update production records on Database, OEE and exposure to Windows Office Tools and SAP is preferable.

Climbs stairs and ladders: works from elevated platform/scaffolds, or in confined spaces.

Computer skills preferred. SAP, DCS, Excel

Ensures that instructions/information from the department head and previous shift are accurately and effectively communicated to the team.

Assists in troubleshooting, problem solving, decision making and attainment of Site, Department and team.

Physical activities include:

Stair & ladder climbing, lifting 50 pounds, wearing respirators, safety equipment, etc., Working from platforms and in confined spaces, manipulating containers including bags, drums, boxes, sacks, etc., of various weights. Operating equipment associated with the position.

Note: The above position description covers key functions and does not exclude other work as may be assigned.  The position description may be changed, modified or eliminated in order to achieve the mission of High Performance Work System.
 

Further Information

  • Full-time Position
  • Rotating shift 
  • Union Environment
  • 5 days 24 hours work week

 

What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages.
  • 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:  1272
Location: 

Perth Amboy, NJ, US, 08861


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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