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Discipline Lead PCT


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
  • Ensure Owners Engineering, evaluation and granting competencies for the PCT disciplines (Process Control Systems, Instrumentation and E-technology) during all project stages and ensure compliance with LXS Guideline RL-0071 and 0036.
  • Develop, specify and supervise all necessary PCT activities to ensure the project goals are delivered in time to budget and quality in a safe manner.
  • Develop and refine scope, budget and timeline according to the PCT requirements in the project in close agreement with the main stakeholders (PM, other disciplines, operation, Competence Centers e.g. CC PCT, etc.) and ensure timely and accurate reporting to the Project Manager or Steering Committee in case of PCT Projects.
  • Develop, determine and implement execution-, procurement- and construction strategy and keep this updated to actual progress. Manage all changes focusing on the project goals by setting and implementing suitable countermeasures taking interdisciplinary collaboration with all disciplines, business demands and operational necessities into account and ensure appropriate stakeholder management.
  • Supervise and control all PCT contractors (engineering and construction) and ensure efficient management of all contractors (engineering and construction).
  • Academic graduate, engineering degree in PCT disciplines
  • Good knowledge of methodologies related to capital investment project management (PMI or equivalent) is mandatory
  • Very good knowledge of American standards concerning the design of hard- and software applications and requirements;
  • Deep knowledge in breadth and depth with regard to legal and local rules and regulation with the capability to transform and implement them into LANXESS requirements;
  • Represent one and more PCT disciplines in LANXESS PCT competence center as lead function and expert fostering knowledge management and experience exchange globally;



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:  790

Pittsburgh, PA, PA, US, 15275

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