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Head of Process Control Technology (PCT Manager)


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in 33 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 than 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

  • Develop, structure and implement the new PCT department within the El Dorado, AR site
  • Provide Leadership and guidance to the employees, networking within Lanxess PCT community,  learn new systems and techniques and teaching them to employees
  • Ensure PCT compliance & documentation
  • Ensure high reliability of PCT (and E&I) systems and organize the daily PCT business
  • Site owner for the successful implementation of the DCS migration projects at El Dorado
  • Discipline lead for the implementation of the LANXESS PCT standards for all systems used at El Dorado, future DCS and HIMA SIS as well as legacy systems Foxboro DCS, Allen Bradley PLC5 & Control Logix Processors, InTouch and System Platforms


  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree (preference to those with a Master’s degree) in Chemical engineering, Electrical or Control engineering
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a chemical plant environment if the field of instrumentation, including units of Ex classified area.
  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated leadership and managerial experience
  • Experience with Emerson Delta V DCS systems both in programing, configuration and problem solving
  • Rockwell automation (PLC) programming experience
  • Take charge personality, self driven, proactive problem solver with great  communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong demonstrated safety ethic
  • Knowledge of SIS and SIL
  • Project management experience in PCT field



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:  1289

El Dorado Central, AR, US, 71730

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

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