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Senior Project Manager I


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

  • Leads, develops and implements capital projects from FEL 1,2,3, Execute and Commission
  • Effectively leads mid to large-scale projects ($1 – 10 mm) which typically involve new products, significant technology shifts, or new business venture; projects may involve evaluation of a new technology and whether to invest in commercialization
  • Ensures accurate project cost estimating, cost control, and scheduling
  • Assist process owners and business/site leadership to implement performance improvement strategies and evaluate engineering designs for best practices
  • Leads a coordinated effort amongst engineers and personnel from multiple disciplines to achieve BU goals for project execution
  • Expert level individual contributor, manager of small team of professionals or project leader who guides others in resolving complex issues in specialized area, best practice resource in disciplinary field, technical and professional mentorship to all levels of engineers


  • Min. BS in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural or Civil Engineering, with a minimum of 10 years plus of experience in a similar manufacturing environment
  • PMP certified or Prof. Eng. (PE) is a plus.
  • Experience manage multiple capital expansion projects from concept to completion.
  • Experience with projects that range from $100k up to $10.0 mm.



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:  3492

El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

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