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Process Safety Manager


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.3 billion in 2018 and about 15,000 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 60+ production sites worldwide. 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 FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more t+G17han 2,000 people at 21 locations in 10 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
  • Subject Matter Expert for PSM/RMP compliance and meeting LANXESS directives requires detailed technical understanding of processes and hazards associated with South El Dorado Plants.  Key hazards include combustible dust, flammable and toxic materials, and impacts to community.
  • Process Safety Technical expert will require troubleshooting and decision making skills
  • Interaction with Plant management , LANXESS POSM and PTSE groups, LANXESS legal, as well as regulatory agencies to communicate issues, their status and  solutions.
  • Manage PHA scheduling and data collection requires understanding of site organization and Lanxess Directives
  • Participate in company external, regulatory, and internal audits
  • Share, mentor and train others in the Lanxess directives, regulatory compliance, and site PSM procedures
  • Implement new systems and program elements, integrating best management practices
  • Key role in translating recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEP) and principles
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or related engineering degree
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Demonstrated initiative, drive and passion for continual improvement in PSM performance
  • Demonstrated excellent communications (verbal and written) and leadership skills, and able to simultaneously manage and complete multiple projects
  • Knowledge and Understanding of PSM and RMP regulations is required
  • Skills related to technical writing, database management experience are of advantage
  • Skills relating to critical thinking, and problem solving are of advantage
  • Skills in dispersion modelling or emergency planning are of advantage
  • Skills in pressure safety relief sizing are of advantage
  • Skills in Process Hazard Analysis facilitation are of advantage


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:  218

El Dorado, AR, US, 71075

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