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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

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

  • Inspect, test, repair and maintain 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, blueprints, engineering drawings, and process and instrument diagrams.
  • Perform predictive and preventive electrical maintenance functions and instrumentation loops
  • Troubleshooting and E&I maintenance on up to 2300 V voltage equipment and high voltage 13.8 kv
  • Inspect, repair and replace A/C electric motors and A/C, D/C drive systems. Resetting voltages.
  • Ensure that DCS systems are aligned and calibrated so panel operators can rely on process adjustments including manual and automatic.
  • Setting and calibrating safety limit controls, relief devices, sensors, alarms, 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. Starting machines and equipment to test operation following repair.


  • 2+ year electrical/instrumentation trade school degree or min. 5 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.
  • Good communication skills and possess the ability to work closely with operations personnel on a daily basis
  • Ability to work 8 hour days and planned and unplanned overtime. Able to cover nights and weekends as needed. 
  • Safety leader and follow all safe work practices and policies. Must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner. Wear required PPE. Understanding of LO/TO, confined space entry and line-breaking procedures. 
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn. Have the ability to deal with frequent changes, delays and unexpected events.
  • Unique ability to work in and contribute to a high performance, team based work culture.
  • Complete structured TPC training module and show a good working knowledge in areas related to this position
  • Preferred candidates will be trained in 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.


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:  5369

El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Entry level

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Instrumentation, Maintenance, Electrical, Hydraulics, Engineer, Engineering, Manufacturing

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