Plant Engineer II

at LANXESS in El Dorado, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Who we are:


LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 employees in33 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


Day-to-day support and troubleshooting of a PSM regulated chemical facility, solutions may require development of new or improved products, processes, or techniques.

Responsible for plant engineering duties within assigned area.

Works with independence, conferring with manager on unusual or complex assignments.

Responsible for implementing good process safety practices in Area.

Participates in Process Hazard Analysis sessions

Responsible for projects to ensure environmental compliance in their area.

Direct process engineering activities/projects of the group.

Prepare presentations/lead audits/analyze data as needed

Identifies and investigates issues that present unusual conditions

Assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering tests, products, and equipment.

Coordinates implementation of new or revised engineering solutions

Executes and leads performance improvement activities which may employ various process improvement methodologies (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma, BPI, KAM, etc.).

Facilitates the implementation of applicable BEST/CLASS criteria.

Develops key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards based on strategic objectives and performance improvement goals.

Effectively manages mid-sized projects to ensure project completion on-time, on-budget, and on-quality; resolves issues and conflicts; coordinates project work with other operating units; regularly reports project status.




BS in Chemical Engineering - MS, MBA or PhD preferred

5-10 years of experience in similar manufacturing environment

Previous project management experience a must

Proficiency with process simulation software (Aspen) preferred


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 .




Join the LANXESS team!


Must include a resume.


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.

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Job Posting: 3082439

Posted On: Oct 08, 2021

Updated On: Nov 06, 2021