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Project Engineer


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

Please shortly describe the most important, appealing 5 to 8 tasks of this position:

  • Develop detailed project scope with costs and timelines (justifications included)
  • Execute projects and maintain within established costs, scope and timeline
  • Participate in necessary safety evaluations for Capex projects and other plant modifications
  • Perform site project safety and provide oversight to ensure safe contractor performance
  • Collaborate with Perth Amboy leadership team to create more efficient methods and maintain profitability by participating in continuous improvement discussions
  • Responsible for any assigned project/problem at the Perth Amboy plant location.
  •  Handle multiple projects simultaneously

Please enter up to 8 requirements –with at least 4 ‚must-haves‘ which are vital to fill out the job right from the beginning:

  • Specific Education
  • •    Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (with Chemical Plant Experience)
  • •   Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Work Experience
  • •   Demonstratedt Project Management experience desired
  • •    Experience in creation, updating and interpretation of P&ID diagrams
  • •    AutoCAD, MS Project experience desired
  • Special Skills
  • •    Must have strong mathematical, written and verbal communication skills 



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:  357

Perth Amboy, NJ, US, 08861

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Engineering

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