Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

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


Inspecting, testing, repairing, and maintaining the electrical and instrumentation parts of process flows, machinery, and mechanical equipment such as pumps, engines, motors, pneumatic systems and valves, hydraulic systems and valves, conveyor systems, flow meters and gauges.

Installation and troubleshooting of electrical (starters and controls) and all types of instrumentation loops (electronic and pneumatic)

Ability to read an interpret P&ID wiring and circuit diagrams.

Ability to read and examine blueprints, engineering drawings, and process and instrument diagrams.

Performing predictive and preventive electrical maintenance functions and instrumentation loops

Troubleshooting and E&I maintenance on up to 2300 V voltage equipment

Troubleshooting on high voltage 13.8 kv

Performing testing, adjustments, calibrations and servicing activities.

Inspecting, repairing, replacing and optically aligning A/C electric motors and A/C, D/C drive systems.

Ensuring that distributive control systems are aligned and calibrated so panel operators can rely on process adjustments including manual and automatic.

Inspecting, repairing and resetting voltages.

Setting and calibrating safety limit controls, relief devices, check valves, and electrical equipment for temperature, pressure, flow rate, levels, voltage, and current according to service manuals, schematic diagrams or process and instrumentation diagrams.

Setting and calibrating sensors and warning alarms

Starting machines and equipment to test operation following repair.

Full knowledge of safety regulations with emphasis on energy isolation, lockout, confined space entry, and line breaking procedures.

Unique ability to work in and contribute to a high performance, team based work culture.

Ability to select, and properly use personal protective equipment according to the specific hazard or hazards in accordance with Lanxess requirements.

Must be able to complete structured TPC training module and show a good working knowledge in areas related to this position




Minimum of two year electrical/instrumentation trade school degree or minimum five years' experience in an electrical/instrumentation apprenticeship program

Related work in an electrical/instrumentation maintenance organization may be considered in lieu of degree and apprenticeship

Must have good communication skills (written and oral) and possess the ability to work closely with operations personnel on a daily basis

Must be able to work 8 hour days as well as planned and unplanned overtime, and call-outson the night shift and weekends when necessary

Must be a safety leader and follow all safe work practices and policies

Must be familiar with instrumentation loops and pneumatic controls

Must be self-motivated and willing to learn

Must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner

Must have the ability to deal with frequent changes, delays and unexpected events

Preferred candidates will be trained in and be knowledgeable of NFPA 70E requirements, motivated, positive, energetic and flexible in working days or nights and will have a full working knowledge of process equipment, control systems, valves, drive components, electrical distribution systems, pumps, piping systems and troubleshooting techniques which may be gained through a combination of experience and on the job training.

This is a safety sensitive position


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... For full info follow application link.


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: 3088266

Posted On: Oct 13, 2021

Updated On: Oct 16, 2021