• Project Engineer

    Job Locations US-NJ-Perth Amboy
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/23/2018 7:48 AM)
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  • Overview

    LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.7 billion in 2016 and about 19,200 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 75 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.


    In the United States, LANXESS employs approximately 2,150 people at 23 locations in 12 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, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.


    The Project Engineer located at the Perth Amboy New Jersey plant bridges the boundaries between engineering and project management by leading the teams to safely and successfully complete projects within the defined timelines and requirements.


    • Performs assignments often requiring the development of new or improved products, processes or techniques by analyzing and recommending problem solutions and process improvements to achieve production, safety and environmental goals
    • May provide direction in the planning of production including analyzing and implementing changes to the processes or operations to most efficiently utilize labor, materials and equipment as well as to reduce costs, increase production and conserve energy.
    • Ensure reliability and process safety of plant systems through leadership in HAZOPSs, MOCs, equipment upgrades, mechanical reliability projects. 
    • Works independently under general guidelines:
    • Primary Responsibilities:
    • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of new or improved products, processes or techniques
    • Independently identify and investigate moderate to complex   operating, safety or maintenance related issues and implement solutions or provide multiple potential solutions
    • Assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering tests, products and equipment
    • Coordinates the planning, organization and implementation of engineering projects within constraints of specific objectives and target dates
    • Contributes to successful project completion by participating in the resolution of issues such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials and complex coordination requirements
    • Coordinates project activities with other operating or engineering units to facilitate participation of appropriate staff in project completion
    • Coordinates implementation of design engineering solutions
    • May assist with determining project objectives to contribute to the development of a comprehensive project design
    • Provides technical direction to project team members


    Using experience and analytical skills, makes recommendations on project viability


    Demonstrated mastery of engineering area


    • Thorough “hands on knowledge” of all maintenance trade skills including mechanical equipment repair, piping , electrical and power supply, and process instrumentation
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong project management and problems solving skills
    • Process safety tools: PHA/HAZOPS, MOCs, PM programs, P&IDs
    • Demonstrated success in delivering world class manufacturing techniques, including ISO, Lean, Six Sigma, etc., in a High Performance Work Team environment
    • Strong knowledge and experience in implementing Process Safety Management, Management of Change requirements and Mechanical Integrity programs.
    • Strong computer skills: Windows Office Suite; Access; SAP
    • Bachelors Degree (Engineering- Chemical or Mechanical)
    • Six Sigma or Lean Certification
    • 5+ years of relevant experience


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