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Discipline Lead Piping


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

As Discipline Lead Piping you will:

  • Ensure owners engineering in the area of responsibility including evaluation and granting competencies and security of intellectual property.
  • Within projects ensure the discipline is supporting the project manager delivering the project goals in line with the requirements of other disciplines and ensure timely and accurate reporting to the project manager.
  • Define conceptual design, execution strategies (resourcing, procurement) and applied methods and ensure frequently challenge of efficient implementation and keep these updated to actual progress.
  • Elaborate and refine unique piping standards and tools for the discipline, meeting legal and local requirements, and supervise strong adherence to them
  • Develop, determine and supervise scope, budget and timeline according to the project requirements and manage all changes focusing on the project goals taking interdisciplinary collaboration with all disciplines, business demands and operational necessities into account and ensure appropriate stakeholder management
  • Supervise deployment of engineering contractors and ensure efficient management of contractors

In order to accomplish this you will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience
  • Excellent knowledge of American standards concerning piping, mounting, materials and welding;
  • 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;
  • Excellent knowledge of methodologies related to capital investment project management (PMI or equivalent) is mandatory;
  • Ability to represent the discipline in LANXESS competence team as lead function 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:  227

Pittsburgh, PA, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Engineer, Welding, Procurement, Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations, Technology

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