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Process Control/Electrical Engineer


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 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

  • The Process Controls Engineer manages all aspects of the plant process controls system.  The position also leads electrical and process controls projects, including scope, schedule and budget while complying with EH&S and Quality policies and regulations.  The position provides technical support and guidance to the plant Instrument and Electrical technician.  
  • Maintains and troubleshoots all aspects of plant process controls system (DCS, PLC, robotics, power distribution, instrumentation, motors)
  • Updates and maintains the plant Safety Instrumented System, DCS, process safety loops/interlocks and electrical drawings
  • Ensures documentation of process controls systems is updated and fully compliant with regulatory and corporate requirements
  • Actively participates in process safety activities and documentation
  • Interacts with business and corporate resources to ensure full compliance with regulations and safe, reliable operations
  • Provides technical guidance to plant Maintenance and Operations teams
  • Implement and maintains an alarm management system to address all alarms and ensure safe operations


  • Must be action-oriented with demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail are necessary.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or Associates Degree with demonstrated process controls experience
  • Working knowledge of process controls systems: Siemens, Rockwell, Allen Bradley, Honeywell, Fanuc, beneficial


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:  3964

Institute, WV, US, 25112

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: Charleston

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