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Stationary Engineer

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and more than 13,000 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. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available!

Join our Team!


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

Support the site using skills and knowledge to achieve maximum productively, meeting customer needs, in compliance with safety, environmental, and other regulatory requirement.  Promotes a spirit of cooperation between all departments 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, EPA, NJDEP and other regulatory & safety related requirements to the position.

Boiler Operator- Blue Seal is responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of boilers and all associated equipment in the Boiler Room. To ensure all services and support systems originating in the Boiler Room are functioning properly to provide a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment for employees, staff and visitors. Stands shift on a 24/7 schedule, operating and maintaining stationary boilers, related equipment, and systems that supply steam and hot water to the facility. The Boiler Operator will operate, maintain, and repair boilers, related equipment and systems, and will maintain Boiler Room Log books as well as shift checklists.

This position must be capable of working alone to start – up / shut-down equipment including but not limited to all auxiliaries and associated systems as well as having good  troubleshooting  skills. As well as perform Lock out tag out (LOTO) and making equipment ready for Maintenance, routinely checking and maintaining boiler chemistry, making regular rounds and observations, checking elevated equipment and valves, maintaining an accurate and detailed Log Book, basic computer skills, good verbal and written skills, the ability to be trained to utilize computer programs to enter Maintenance Request(s), Near Miss(s), e-mails, required on-line training and safety training (computer and classroom).


  • Education - Minimum of a High School Diploma and must have at minimum a current New Jersey Blue Seal 3rd Class Engineer's License.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a boiler operator able to operate high pressure boiler and auxilary equipment such as pumps, softners, air compressors, etc.
  • Must be able to respond to alarms in a calm systematic manner to resolve an upset condition.
  • Able to work 8 and 12 hour rotating shifts including weekends and Holidays to meet the production needs in a Union environment.
  • Capable of following all company safety policies, operate the equipment within all State of New Jersey guidelines including but not limited to ASME, OSHA, NATIONAL BOARD and other agencies having jurisdiction as well as wearing and maintaining required PPE.
  • Capable of lifting 50 pounds and maintain good housekeeping on a daily basis.
  • Capable of using small hand tools and assisting Maintenance as needed in the repairs of the equipment in the Boiler House as well as actively participate as directed in Annual Turnarounds.

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, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.

LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.

Requisition ID:  4911

Perth Amboy, NJ, US, 08861

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Facilities, Boiler Engineer, Compliance, HVAC, Manufacturing Engineer, Operations, Engineering, Legal

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