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MG Site / Plant Management


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

  • Overall responsibility includes leading and setting the direction for the South Arkansas Manufacturing teams and warehousing. 
  • Leadership responsibilities through the application of HSEQ policies and procedures.
  • Setting and attainment of site goals around safety, environmental performance and quality as primary with secondary goals around raw material yields, production rates, reliability and process improvements.
  • Ensure meeting the production goals at all three El Dorado  sites, the brine fields and warehouses for the 17 different process plants at the El Dorado facilities.
  • Ensure compliance with legal regulations and company rules in operations.
  • Guide and coach the area (plant) managers and development of a sustainable manufacturing organization
  • Guide and coach the logistics department.


  • Engineering degree in mechanical or process engineering with over 10 years of experience with increasing responsibilities in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Experience in manufacturing cash cost and improving process units and products
  • Ability to provide strategic succession planning and development of the manufacturing organization as well as understanding and reviewing technical concepts.


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:  1809

El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Plant, Manager, Engineer, Materials Science, Plant Operator, Manufacturing, Management, Engineering, Science

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