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Polyester Operator


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
  • Successful candidate will help to achieve maximum productivity, meeting customer needs, in compliance with safety, environmental, and     other regulatory requirements.  
  • Promotes a spirit of cooperation between the Union and Management and   demonstrates a commitment to achieve the goals and objectives of the team, department and plant.  
  • Must  understand and implement all regulatory requirements including  OSHA, RTK, EPA, NJDEPE, DOT, EEO, etc., related to the position.
  • Must be knowledgeable in all phases of the operations.
  • Must be dependebale, reliable and  lead by example.

Minimum – High School Diploma or Equivalent

Basic:               Helps to achieve maximum productivity within the department /plant.

  • Attends plant and departmental training and meetings as required.
  • Processes documents, conducts inspections, and maintains records.
  • Implements safe work practices including permit procedures, use of personal protective equipment, housekeeping, etc. Report unsafe acts or conditions promptly.
  • Demonstrates initiative.  Works with a minimum of supervision.  Assists and trains other in the department as necessary.
  • Familiar with, and able to implement, incident response procedures.
  • 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, purchase orders etc., as required, and follows up on same to completion.
  • Adheres to production and shipping schedules.  


Additional Responsibilities

Additional Responsibilities

  • Helps coordinate the activities of the shift within the department.
  • 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, etc.
  • Informs management when discrepancies arise which prevents the attainment of plant, department, and team goals/objectives.
  • Other assignments as may be required.
  • Physical activities include:
    • Stair & ladder climbing
    • 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


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:  434

Perth Amboy, NJ, US, 08861

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Law, Equipment Operator, Compliance, Legal, Manufacturing

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