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Packaging Engineer


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 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. 


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

  • Remote option avaialble for this position
  • The Packaging Engineer is a leading technical role responsible for packaging design and quality, fit-for-use analysis, and failure root cause analysis
  • Act as a subject matter expert with internal clients to solve packaging related issues and provide recommendations at their plants as needed
  • Support assigned business units in all conversations regarding technical packaging, and serve as a technical liaison with the global category management team
  • Manage incoming and outgoing packaging-related claims involving internal and external customers, as well as suppliers.
  • Create and update packaging specifications and master data in accordance with functional and regulatory requirements.


  • 2-5 years of industrial production and packaging design experience and/or undergraduate degree in Packaging or Chemical Engineering preferred
  • Knowledge of packaging types used by chemical plants such as corrugated boxes, FIBC, CIBC, drums, pallets, etc.
  • Familiarity of regulatory requirements (49 CFR, 29 CFR, GHS, etc.) pertaining to industrial packaging and dangerous goods shipments is a plus
  • Understanding of industrial production quality systems methodologies, including root cause analysis, corrective and preventive action plans
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with individuals at all levels of Lanxess and supplier organizations.
  • Perform as an individual contributor of packaging expertise within global and regional multi-functional project teams




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:  3793

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Work Arrangement:  Partially remote

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Package Design, Procurement, Chemical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, Quality

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