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Curing Operator

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 pay for this position starts at $19.70 per hour  and increases to $21.20 after fully trained (90-120 days).  Room to grow and cross train.  Overtime available.  Shift premium up to $1 per hour.  Great benefits, bonus plan and employer 401(k) contributions. 
  • Safely operate all production equipment including curing presses, cutters and trimmers, buffers, scales, fork lifts, hoists, sprayers and hand tools following operating procedures and specifications. 
  • Use computers, touch screens and mobile scanners to operate equipment, record production and complete training.
  • Inspect product for quality and package correct quantity in bags and boxes as specified. 
  • Maintain legible and accurate production and quality records and checklists. 
  • Maintain production rates to meet the production schedule. 
  • Maintain a clean and organized workplace and maintain equipment in excellent operating condition. 
  • Minimize waste generation, follow waste handing guidelines as specified in plant procedures.
  • Promptly report any process upset, spill, injury, chemical release, security event, etc.
  • Follow the direction of the shift supervisor in a professional manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED required.  Associates Degree a plus.
  • Computer literacy and basic math skills.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Minimum one year of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Able to obtain forklift operator certification.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Safety conscious team player.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including overnight, weekend and overtime hours.


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:  5765

Little Rock, AR, US, 72209

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Entry level

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Forklift, Warehouse, Manufacturing

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