• Production Coordinator

    Job Locations US-AR-El Dorado
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/30/2018 1:02 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 Production Coordinator in El Dorado, Arkansas location. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will performs various clerical or coordination duties such as maintaining records, inputting data to systems, processing documents, maintaining filing system, distributing mail, and preparing, compiling and completing documents regarding billing, shipping and receiving, and/or inventory, etc., while adhere to and support of LANXESS Environmental, Health and Safety policies in a fast paced, challenging operations environment. You will ensure safe operations while performing all of your daily work tasks.


    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 of the economy, ecology and society.  At LANXESS, we take a long-term view and use our knowledge, ability, and experience to develop products 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 (not all inclusive):


    Works autonomously under general guidance; may report on progress and results only

    • Duties support the work of others to facilitate timeliness of the completion of services of the department
    • Works autonomously within established procedures and policies
    • Handles a wide variety of tasks/problems of a recurring nature
    • Searches and selects solutions based on experience and the application of acquired knowledge
    •  Perform business support work, which may be confidential in nature.

    Typical activities include (but are not limited to):

    • Deals with external sources such as customers and suppliers in order to resolve non-routine queries and problems
    • Produces regular and/or ad hoc analyses of information relating to the work processed
    • May be required to contribute to regulatory, 3rd party or other audits
    • Maintain schedules and administer systems or arrangement of activities such as purchase, receipt, dispatch, and delivery of goods and/or services
    • Handles more difficult aspects of and/or troubleshoots work performed by less senior coordinators/clerks


    Required Skills and Abilities:

    • Industrial Wage Certificate or 2 year degree in accounting (preferred).High school diploma or equivalent required
    • 5+ years of clerical experience or educational equivalent
    • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power-point) and Outlook
    • Must be detail oriented and demonstrate a comfort with numbers
    • Demonstrated use of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software or Accounting software (SAP preferred)
    • Demonstrate knowledge of department procedures and how operations of the department relate to others
    • May be required to earn specific certification e.g. in relation to shipping dangerous goods
    • Must be able to focus for long periods of time
    • Must be able to work overtime as required


    Collaborates, Ensures Accountability, Instills Trust, Demonstrates Customer Focus







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