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Waste Technician

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

The purpose of this position is to provide support as an individual contributor to the environmental management program and site support through multiple avenues including, but not limited to, field data acquisition, waste characterization, routine sampling, compliance inspections, reporting support, emergency response, basic preventative maintenance and troubleshooting, environmental auditing, safe work and job safety analysis preparation, identification and corrective action implementation of possible environmental, health, safety, and security non-compliance or near hit/hazardous conditions, participation in sustainability projects, and involvement in process safety initiatives such as HAZOPs, PHA, and MOC processes. Other job requirements include some overtime and rotational weekend work, forklift certification, 40-hour HAZWOPER certification, and adherence to site and environmental operating procedures, challenging and providing feedback in a professional manner on improvements to the total South Arkansas Management System.

  • Field data acquisition and sampling;
  • Waste characterization and preparation/execution of waste shipments;
  • Operation of environmental assets including basic troubleshooting;
  • Weekend/holiday coverage of environmental assets requiring daily monitoring and data collection;
  • Improvement/sustainability project support;
  • Data entry into applicable compliance support tool;
  • Schedule and follow-up of maintenance activities related to Environmental assets;
  • Participate in internal/external auditing, process safety reviews, and operating procedure review


  • High School diploma or equivalent. College diploma preferred. 
  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing and/or environmental industry.
  • Mechanical/Operational background with basic understanding of chemical interactions and environmental compliance.
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • MS Office experience.
  • Excellent 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:  5265

El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Maintenance, Technician, Forklift, Warehouse, Chemical Engineer, Manufacturing, Technology, Engineering

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