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Environmental Engineer - Remediation


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 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
  • Responsible for management of remediation activities and strategy over five sites (three active chemical manufacturing plants, one inactive facility, and one private property).  Remediation activities include post-closure care of closed landfills/surface impoundments, soil vapor extraction system, and groundwater recovery systems.
  • Responsible for management of facility’s RCRA permit including reporting (remediation, waste minimization, financial assurance, etc.) and agency communications, balancing deadlines and internal review needs.
  • Responsible for project management of ongoing and future remediation related capital improvements, routine groundwater and sampling events, and strategic evaluations. Coordinate daily and weekly calls and meetings regarding project status and paths forward. Updating and maintaining the remediation P&IDs and SOPs for all systems.
  • Responsible for working with the Remediation technicians, in-house Maintenance technicians, contractors, in-house Engineering/Capital Projects, and Unit operators and leaders with regards to daily compliance tasks and ongoing construction projects or desktop studies. Including data collection, input, and review as well as troubleshooting activities for remediation systems, safety, management of work orders, and permit issuance.
  • Conduct routine environmental inspections and audits at the facility; Prepare and file inspection reports; and document and implement and follow-up on necessary corrective actions.
  • Train and coach operations team on new or updated procedures and site specific permit requirements.
  • Engineering degree in Environmental, or Geology preferred
  • 10-15 years’ experience in implementation of remedial measures, including investigation work-plans, investigations, interpretation and reporting, remedial feasibility studies, remedial system scoping, system construction, system operation, and final closure.  While not necessary to have performed these roles directly, prior project management experience of these tasks is required.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Environmental Regulations regarding Remediation Management and Waste, as well as some Air and Water.
  • Record of leadership in environmental compliance and safety performance.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work within a group setting, amongst a diverse workforce up, down, and across organizational structures, at the plant site, in the business unit, and with Corporate personnel.  In particular, prior interactions with plant management, plant engineers, procurement experts, accounting & finance, attorneys, and corporate HSE management.
  • Advanced system skills in Microsoft Office.  S.A.P. knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with developing effective remediation strategies, taking into account compliance, liability risk, and potential cash-flow and balance sheet impacts. 
  • Valid Driver License


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:  525

El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Environmental Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Construction, Chemical Engineer, Engineering

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