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Director of Process Control Technology

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.7 billion in 2023. The company currently has about 12,800 employees in 32 countries. Our core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives and consumer protection products. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

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!

Job Highlights

  • Lead and align with the Global Process Control & Technology Team in the development and execution of regional strategies to support production sites
  • Deploy the Global Digital workstream strategy within the Region
  • Partner with sites to develop and drive a GAP analysis process within the Americas region
  • Implement Capital and Infrastructure projects on time and within budget
  • Build the Process Control Technology community and support career development of talent


  • An Engineering, Chemistry, or technical undergraduate degree is required, however, an advanced degree is preferred.  Experience within Process Control Technology within Chemical, Refining, or PetroChemical facilities is required.
  • Greater than 10 years experience in the Process Control area
  • Proven experience within Chemical Facilities, understanding Process Control Technology related objectives and how they add value to the business objectives
  • Strategic Thinking, Problem Solving, Project Management
  • Strong Communication skills and the ability to lead teams and influence the regional organization


What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program. The established minimum pay for this position is $158,100.00. Please note, the actual compensation may vary based on geographic location, work experience, education, and skill level.
  • 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!


Requisition ID:  5924

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275-1112

Work Arrangement:  Fully Remote
Level of Experience:  Middle management

Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Engineer, Technology, Management, Engineering

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