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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

  • Repair, maintain and troubleshoot plant equipment and machinery used in the processing of chemical substances, such as mixers, conveyors, compressors, pumps and engines, adhering to safety standards
  • Clean and maintain plant maintenance areas and equipment regularly as required, promoting environmental cleanliness and efficiency
  • Perform work order repairs, inspections and adjustments in accordance with pre-established maintenance schedules 
  • Attend and participate in plant, shift, safety and quality meetings as required, provide accurate maintenance reporting and completing job safety evaluations as requested
  • Receive and complete daily work assignments, documentation and checklists as required, adhering to process and industrial safety guidelines and requirements
  • Lead and assist in the fabrication and modification of new and existing equipment and machinery
  • Review machinery and equipment specifications and formulations for proper usage, utilizing specified checklists as appropriate and maintaining appropriate inventory of tools, and documentation
  • Assist with the maintenance and daily operation of all physical working elements of the facility, including electrical, plumbing, signage and hazardous material disposal functions, coordinating with third party vendors as contracted or necessary
  • Operate and prepare for operation welding, drilling, grinding and other metal working equipment and tools
  • Assist in the quality review of equipment operation and production outcomes, troubleshooting equipment and results for potential errors or issues and reporting them as necessary
  • Coordinate and participate in the seasonal preparation of appropriate equipment and systems, including the coordination and participation in facility snow and ice removal


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED); technical trade certification preferred.
  • Minimum five years experience with hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical machines and equipment, including maintenance and repair.
  • Minimum three years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment; chemical industry preferred.
  • Ability to function independently in a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste materials and the appropriate handling and disposal of such products.
  • Basic welding, plumbing, electrical and construction experience and knowledge.
  • Previous experience with PLC circuitry, equipment, processes and programming preferred.
  • Current Arkansas Boiler Operator’s License.
  • Basic mathematical and computer literacy skills.
  • Superior verbal and written English communication and comprehension skills, specifically.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematic documents and drawings.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic manufacturing safety and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of polymer or rubber manufacturing specifications and raw materials preferred.
  • Current towmotor/forklift license or certification.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.


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:  2918

Little Rock, AR, US, 72209

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Engineer, Electrical, Welding, Manufacturing, Engineering

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