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Electrical & Instrumentation 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

  • Inspecting, testing, repairing, and maintaining 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.
  • Ability to read and examine blueprints, engineering drawings, and process and instrument diagrams.
  • Performing predictive and preventive electrical maintenance functions and instrumentation loops
  • Troubleshooting and E&I maintenance on up to 2300 V voltage equipment
  • Troubleshooting on high voltage 13.8 kv
  • Performing testing, adjustments, calibrations and servicing activities.
  • Inspecting, repairing, replacing and optically aligning A/C electric motors and A/C, D/C drive systems.
  • Ensuring that distributive control systems are aligned and calibrated so panel operators can rely on process adjustments including manual and automatic.
  • Inspecting, repairing and resetting voltages.
  • Setting and calibrating safety limit controls, relief devices, 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.
  • Setting and calibrating sensors and warning alarms
  • Starting machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Full knowledge of safety regulations with emphasis on energy isolation, lockout, confined space entry, and line breaking procedures.
  • Unique ability to work in and contribute to a high performance, team based work culture.
  • Ability to select, and properly use personal protective equipment according to the specific hazard or hazards in accordance with Lanxess requirements.
  • Must be able to complete structured TPC training module and show a good working knowledge in areas related to this position


  • Minimum of two year electrical/instrumentation trade school degree or minimum five 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
  • Must have good communication skills (written and oral) and possess the ability to work closely with operations personnel on a daily basis
  • Must be able to work 8 hour days as well as planned and unplanned overtime, and call-outs on the night shift and weekends when necessary
  • Must be a safety leader and follow all safe work practices and policies
  • Must be familiar with instrumentation loops and pneumatic controls
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner
  • Must have the ability to deal with frequent changes, delays and unexpected events
  • Preferred candidates will be trained in and be knowledgeable of 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.
  • This is a safety sensitive position



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:  2339

El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Technician, Hydraulics, Instrumentation, Engineer, Maintenance, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing

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