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PCT Engineer


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 to update and maintain the Safety Instrumented System, DCS, and all electrical drawings
  • Responsible to maintain process safety loops and interlock matrices to ensure safe operation of the plant
  • Implement and maintain an Alarm Management system to identify and address all process safety alarms and ensure timely troubleshooting to return the process to a safe operating state
  • Interact with corporate PCT resources to ensure full compliance with technical guidelines and legal and operational regulations and requirements

Maintenance / Malfunctions

  • Experience with and troubleshooting PLC programming, motors, drives, instrumentation, HMI’s, Robotics, and power distribution
  • Approval of maintenance plans and scheduled maintenance work for electrical, instrumentation and control systems
  • Participation in the planning and scheduling of shutdowns
  • Root cause analysis for electrical and instrumentation malfunctions and electrical safety issues

Plant / Process modifications

  • Requests and completes all necessary documentation for process changes within area of responsibility – create and execute MOCs and PSSRs
  • Implement automation and digitalization upgrades in the plant
  • Lead Capital projects, including on-time and in-budget completion, within the scope of responsibility


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with minimum 5yrs experience in process controls
  • Certifications in Siemen’s, Rockwell/Allen Bradley, Honeywell, Fanuc are a plus
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Time and project management experience, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts across all organizational levels


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:  1414

Memphis, TN, US, 38127

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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