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LR Shift Supervisor


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in 33 countries. The company is currently represented at 60+ production sites worldwide. 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 FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 21 locations in 10 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

  • Responsible for production equipment operation and systems used for bladder production, adhering to product quality product specifications, process safety standards and ensuring manufacturing efficiency.
  • Coordinate completion of daily work assignments, documentation and checklists, providing accurate reporting and confirmations for shift changes, closing process orders and maintaining production schedule.
  • Lead and participate in shift meetings and safety sessions, completing job safety analysis as required, reviewing product specifications for proper safety equipment, tool usage and material specifications.
  • Ensure use of PPE, maintaining the condition and storage of equipment, and ensuring personnel adhere to HES guidelines.
  • Lead quality review of equipment operation and production outcomes, troubleshooting manufacturing processes and results for potential errors or issues and reporting them as necessary.
  • Supervise and mentor staff, coordinate process training, administering performance improvement and progressive positive disciplinary actions as appropriate.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and lead continuous improvement projects to implement solutions.
  • Participate in plant productivity, performance and quality meetings, and complete operation audits and investigations as required.
  • Boiler license is preferred.


  • Specific Education
    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED.)
    • Minimum ten years experience in a chemical manufacturing environment.
    • Minimum five years experience in bladder operations or production environment.
    • Basic mathematical and computer literacy skills.
    • Superior verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Work Experience
    • Knowledge of hazardous waste materials and the appropriate handling and disposal of such products.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of basic manufacturing safety and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.
  • Special Skills
    • Working knowledge of bladder manufacturing specifications and raw materials.
    • Boiler license preferred.


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:  1931

Little Rock, AR, US, 72209

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

Job Segment: Manager, HVAC, Management, Operations

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