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Operations Technician EI3000

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

  • Safe and efficient operations of the Emerald Innovation-3000 unit by completing, supporting, and participating in all assigned tasks
  • Represent Lanxess Inc. through daily actions that reinforce the corporate values; demonstrating personal commitment to a safe, healthy and environmentally sound workplace for employees.
  • Monitor the process in the field and/or in control room to identify and report unusual and unsafe conditions
  • Follow good housekeeping practices to ensure area meets expectations
  • Ensure all standard operating procedures are followed
  • Ability to cross train on all operations within the area
  • Monitor the process in the field and/or in control room to report unusual and unsafe conditions
  • Identify routine maintenance requirements
  • Perform maintenance/repairs to piping and equipment as needed
  • Prepare Work Orders for maintenance on the unit as needed as well as preparing the equipment for maintenance.
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with site standards and coach others to do the same
  • Maintain appropriate shift paper work.
  • Work with engineers, production specialists, quality assurance technicians, distribution technicians, as well as other plant personnel to safely and efficiently accomplish plant responsibilities.


  • High School Diploma 
  • Ability to perform multiple functions simultaneously
  • Must be a team player
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work a twelve-hour rotating day/night shift and overtime as needed
  • Previous experience in operations is a plus
  • May require membership in Fire Brigade
  • Mechanical aptitude (working with pipe wrenches and tools needed for plant activities and minor maintenance
  • Experience in operating a forklift or ability to learn
  • Participation in plant safety programs
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner
  • Must have good communication skills

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:  5360

El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Entry level

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Maintenance, Night, Operations Manager, QA, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Operations, Technology, Quality

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