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Deputy of Site Director/Site Services Manager

, Italy

If the chemistry is right, we can make a difference at LANXESS: speed up sports, make beverages last longer, add more color to leisure time and much more.
As a leading specialty chemicals group, we develop and produce chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and high-tech plastics. With around 14,300 employees, we are present in 33 countries. Be part of it!

Job Highlights

LANXESS is a leading speciality chemicals company based in Cologne. With around 14,300 employees in 33 countries, we are an established company on the global market. Our primary expertise lies in producing, developing and marketing chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics, with annual sales of EUR 6.8 billion (2019).

In order to achieve LANXESS’s objectives, we operate within our company Performance Culture which includes our value : respect, ownership, trust, professionalism and integrity.

LANXESS Italy is currently seeking a strong, motivated and talented individuals with the appropriate experience for the position of Deputy of Site Director/Site Services Manager

Business UNITLubricant Additives (LAB)

Location: Italy, Latina

Purpose of the role:

  • Assures compliance of all site environmental, firefighting and security plants (i.e., WWTP, TO, scrubbing units, guards, fire brigade, shift foremen, and equipment).
  • Assures high level of standards for environmental permits (AIA, AUA, etc.)
  • Assures high level of relationship and trust with Authorities (i.e. ARPA, ASL, Comune, Regione Lazio, Provincia, etc )
  • Manages General Services dpt. in compliance with local legislation as well as LANXESS Group Directives

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage all site environmental equipment & plants: Waste Water Treatment Plant, Thermo Oxyder, scrubbing unit
  • Assure all environmental parameters and relative min/max limits are in compliance with site authorization (AIA, AUA, etc.)
  • Assure all environmental/security/firefighting permits are constantly monitored, updated, maintained and renewed
  • Identify and study, in conjunction with Process Engineers, Plant Supervisors and HSE depts, any minor and major process improvement aiming to assure stable sustainability of the site
  • Manage firefighting plants/equipment and guarantee high level of training for site fire brigade
  • Manage Security plant and guards
  • Direct and coordinate shift foremen
  • Manage General Services dept
  • Coordinate efficiently contractors’ activities
  • Implement and maintain proper SOP and procedures for all managed equipment and plants.
  • Identify and study any minor and major technical and organizational proposals aiming to improve firefighting systems/equipment and site security.
  • Assure and maintain high level of professional relationship with all Authorities.
  • Assure the leadership and responsibilities as deputy of site manager
  • Constantly conduct the review of environmental processes and activities to ensure effective and efficient capex/costs management.
  • Promote a rolling dialogue and close collaboration with the Site Director, HoHSE and Production Managers - Global Production and Technology on (HQ) on all topics relating to the environment and sustainability.




Knowledge and Experience :

  • Environmental/Chemical Engineering Degree
  • 5-10 years relevant professional experience
  • Excellent knowledge of environmental plants. Chemical plants knowledge is of advantage
  • Ability to work prioritizing and identifying emergencies and making decisions
  • Ability to organize/plan
  • Ability to team-work coordination
  • A continuous improvement mindset
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Fluent English
  • Good command of Sap preferred (related module)
  • Computer literacy
  • Results driven
  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Actively seeks new ways to grow and be challenged
  • Resilience, maintains positive attitude despite adversity
  • Optimizes work processes

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: For us, talent matters, we welcome everyone who commits to our values. We strongly believe that including diverse perspectives makes us more innovative and enhances our competitiveness. Therefore, we embrace the uniqueness of every single individual and are truly committed to supporting our people in developing their individual potential.

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