• Operation Technician

    Job Locations US-AR-El Dorado
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/26/2018 10:25 PM)
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  • Overview

    Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, (A Company of the Lanxess Group), is currently seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, and talented individual for the position of Operator in El Dorado, Arkansas. This position will be cross trained to work in multiple areas. 


    At LANXESS, we are an "Energizing Chemistry".  This phrase perfectly embodies our philosophy and operating principles as well as our view of the entire chemical industry.  To us, energizing chemistry can be described very simply:

    • Be quick, agile and resilient
    • Focus on the essentials
    • Continuously improve performance and products to help customers, the environment, employees and society as a whole.


    LANXESS, as a part of the greater chemical industry, has the performance capabilities and innovative strength to meet these commitments.  We believe that by following these principles and energizing chemistry, we can improve the quality of life of people across the world.  Further, we see that our innovations and products are making important contributions to society. 


    It is our corporate responsibility to create lasting value for all shareholders and to consciously address the impact of our actions.  The only way to guarantee the future success and sustainability of our company is to balance our strategy with the demands od he economy, ecology and society.  At LANXESS, we take a long-term view and use our knowledge, ability, and experience to develop product and technologies that will protect the climate and environment and improve people's quality of life. 


    We are responsible employers and support social and cultural projects all over the world.  Corporate responsibility is integral to every aspect of our enterprise.  With our global headquarters in Cologne, Germany, LANXESS is comprised of 19,000 employees and 75 production sites in 19 countries with manufacturing, sales, and customer service capabilities in all region of the world. 


    LANXESS offers competitive salaries, a wide array of benefit options, and an exceptional retirement savings plan.  These are just some of the many ways we recognize our employees for the large difference they make to LANXESS' success. At LANXESS, our employees are our greatest resource. We invite you to explore the employment opportunities at our company today and invest in a terrific company for your career.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


    • Safe and efficient operation of the units by supporting and participating in all related projects
    • Work as part of the IOB Team operating Methyl Bromide Process Unit and be crossed trained in other units
    • Cross Train on all operations within IOB with initial focus being on Distillation
    • Ensure all GLS Safety and Environmental policies are followed
    • Issue safe work permits, work requests and troubleshoot equipment problems
    • Follow good housekeeping practices
    • Operations and general maintenance of all unit equipment, troubleshooting process upsets


    Job Requirements

    • High School Diploma or equivalent and Industrial Wage Certificate or a two year degree
    • Ability to perform multiple functions simultaneously
    • Must be a team player
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Must be able to work a twelve-hour rotating day/night shift and overtime as needed
    • Previous experience in operations is a plus
    • May require membership in Fire Brigade
    • Mechanical aptitude (working with pipe wrenches and tools needed for plant activities and minor maintenance
    • Experience in operating a forklift or ability to learn
    • Participation in plant safety programs
    • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner
    • Must have a valid Driver’s License



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