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Principle PCS Engineer

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and more than 13,000 employees in 33 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. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available!

Join our Team!


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

  • Develop medium and long term strategic plans to upgrade PCT Assets to ensure the viability of the Baytown MAN Plant
  • Execute  small  to medium  scale  Capital  Projects  and  provide  support  for larger Capital Projects  performed  by  other  Support  Functions
  • Maintain high reliability for Process Control and Instrumentation equipment.  Troubleshoot  repeat  PCT equipment  failures  and  propose  solutions  to  improve  reliability
  • Provide  PCT technical  support  to  the  Maintenance  Superintendent  and  Maintenance Planner Scheduler and ensure  that  adequate  spare  parts  are  available  for  new  and  existing PCT equipment
  • Maintain  compliance  for  PCT inspection and testing  programs  (SIS Testing, Instrument Loop Testing and Calibrations, Grounding)
  • Develop  and  optimize  preventive  and  predictive  maintenance  programs  for  new  and  existing PCT equipment 
  • Ensure  that  all  PCT documentation  and  P&IDs  are  kept  up  to  date  and reflect  any changes made


  • BS Degree in Electrical or Instrumentation Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in I&E, process control field
  • Previous experince with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) 
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and communications skills.
  • Teamwork


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, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.

LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.

Requisition ID:  5266

Baytown, TX, US, 77523

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Middle management

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Instrumentation, Technical Support, Engineer, Inspector, Engineering, Technology, Quality

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