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I & E Technician


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 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.  

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


  • The position is in the industrial electrical and controls field 
  • The pay is on a progressive scale with increases aligned with skills demonstrated
  • Technicians perform work involving medium voltage power transmission
  • Technicians routinely work on field instrumentation, and PLCs
  • PC knowledge and experience with MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel) and e-mail systems such as Lotus Notes is necessary
  • Primarily daylight work schedules with overtime opportunities and occasional weekend work
  • Will work both individually and within teams
  • Technicians are entrusted to quote and purchase their own replacement parts



  • Education- High school education or equivalent
  • Work Experience Five years of experience in industry
  • Special Skills- medium voltage, field instrumentation, PLC knowledge
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make repairs
  • Ability to work within a computerized maintenance management system (SAP)
  • Ability to perform effective preventive maintenance
  • Ability to read and understand equipment specification sheets and drawings (loop sheets, one line diagrams, P&IDs)
  • Technicians must show initiative and be skilled communicators



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, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.


Requisition ID:  3158

Charleston, SC, US, 29405

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Maintenance, Instrumentation, Materials Science, Technician, Chemical Engineer, Manufacturing, Engineering, Science, Technology

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