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Maintenance Mechanic


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
  • Helps to achieve maximum productivity within the department/plant
  • Identifies and recommends cost savings ideas.
  • Attends plant and departmental training and meetings as requires
  • Processes docuemnts, conducts inspections and maintains records
  • Implements safe work practices inclduing permit proecedures, use of personal protective equipment, housekeeping, etc.  Report unsafe acts or conditions promptly.
  • Demonstates initiative.  Works with a minimum of supervision.  Assists and trains others in the department as necessary.
  • Familiar with and able to implement incident response procedures.
  • Participates in implement team decisions, intiatives, etc
  • Request and requisition repair parts in accordance with equipment specifications.
  • Troubleshoot and repair various types of mechanical equipment.  
  • Take measurements and layout work.  Cut, thread, assemble screwed pipe; prepare, glue, and assemble FRP and PVC pipe.
  • Weld carbon steel, galvanized steel and stainless steel
  • Be able to read and understand blueprints, drawings, maintenance repair manuals, and specification sheets.   
  • Familiar with agitators, back-flow preventers, bearings, blowers, air compressors, cooling towers, mechanical drives, fans, filters, fire protection sprinkler systems, fittings, flanges, forklift trucks, gaskets, general carpentry, hoists, lubrication, maintenance shop equipment, man-lifts, mechanical seals, piping systems, portable hand tools, pressure vessels / tanks, pumps, regulators, rigging, safety relief devices, steam boilers, steam traps, valves, welding, and welding equipment.
  • Familiar with the uses and limitations of hand and power tools used in his trade.
  • Be able to use electrical arc welding equipment for the welding of steel materials, using both inert gas arc welding (TIG) and stick welding equipment as they apply to stainless carbon steel; uses of oxyacetylene torches as they apply to brazing and braze welding of metallic materials.
  • Be able to select the proper type and size of welding rod to be used.



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:  322

Perth Amboy, NJ, US, 08861

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Mechanic, Maintenance, Engineer, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering

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