Polyester Operator at Lanxess Corporation in PERTH AMBOY, New Jersey

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Job Description:

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in33 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

  • Successful candidate will helpto achieve maximum productivity, meeting customer needs, in compliance with safety, environmentaland regulatory requirements.

  • Must be able to read and follow standard operating procedure as well as follow regulatory requirements including OSHA, NJDEP, etcrelated tothe position.

  • Must be knowledgeable in all phases of the operations with key foucs onSafety, Productivity, Quality and Continous improvement

  • Promotes a spirit of cooperation between the Union and Management and demonstrates a commitment to achieve the assigned goals and objectives of the team, department and Site.


Minimum - High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Implementsafe work practices including use of personal protective equipment, housekeeping,permit procedures, etc.

  • Attenddepartmental training and meetings as required.

  • Processes documents, conducts inspections, and maintains records.

  • Demonstrates initiative.Works with a minimum of supervision.Assists and trainother in the department as necessary.

  • Familiar with, and able to implement, incident response procedures.

  • Troubleshoots equipment and /or process problems and implements corrective action.

  • Initiates work notifications, Incident reports asrequired, and follows up on same to completion.

  • Updateproduction records on Database, OEE and exposure toWindows Office Tools and SAP is preferrable

Additional Responsibilities

  • Helps coordinate the activities of the shift within the department.

  • Ensures that instructions/information from the department head and previous shift are accurately and effectively communicated to the team.

  • Assists in troubleshooting, problem solving, decision making andattainment of Site, Departmentand team goals/objectives.

  • Physical activities include:

    • Stair & ladder climbing

    • Wearing respirators, safety equipment, etc.

    • Working from platforms and in confined spaces

    • Manipulating containers including bags, drums, boxes, sacks, etc., of various weights

    • Operating equipment associated with the position


The above position description covers key functions and does not exclude other work as may be assigned. The position description may be changed, modified, or eliminated in order to achieve the mission of the High Performance Work System.

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.