• Process Engineer 3

    Job Locations US-AR-El Dorado
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/2/2018 9:17 AM)
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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  Senior Process Engineer in El Dorado, Arkansas location. 


    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


    Senior individual contributor or supervisor of small teams, responsible for assignments within own area of specialism.

    Works with a greater degree of independence, conferring with manager on unusual or complex assignments

    Responsible for implementing good process safety practices in own area of expertise and within project teams,

    Engineering duties:

    • Completes complex assignments which involve the application of a variety of diverse engineering methods
    • Identifies and investigates complex issues that present unusual conditions; solutions may require development of new or improved products, processes, or techniques
    • Assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering tests, products, and equipment
    • Coordinates implementation of new or revised engineering solutions
    • Process Improvement/Excellence duties:
    • Executes and leads performance improvement activities which employ various process/commercial excellence methodologies (e.g., Lean, Six Sigma, BPI, KAM, etc.)
    • Facilitates the implementation of applicable BEST/CLASS criteria
    • Develops key performance indicators (KPIs) and management dashboards based on strategic objectives and performance improvement goals
    • Technology-related duties:
    • Draws conclusions based on research activity and outcomes; provides recommendations with potential impact to product development and/or production operations
    • Project Management duties:
    • Effectively manages small to mid-sized projects to ensure project completion on-time, on-budget, and on-quality; resolves issues and conflicts; coordinates project work with other operating units; regularly reports project status

    Coordinates the planning, organization of discipline engineers for a project within constraints of specific objectives


    Technical Competencies

    • Demonstrated mastery of engineering area
    • Ability to independently research, evaluate, and and/or test engineering techniques
    • Ability to evaluate and advise on project viability
    • Participates in professional organizations to maintain current knowledge of technical innovations

    Leadership Competencies

    • Plans & Aligns
    • Collaborates
    • Ensures Accountability
    • Drives Results
    • Optimizes Work processes
    • Manages Complexity
    • Courage


    • B.S. in Engineering (Chemical or Mechanical) is required
    • M.S. or Ph.D. in Engineering or MBA is preferred
    • Certification in at least one process improvement methodology (such as Six Sigma Green Belt, or Lean) or a P.E. certification is required


    • 5 to 10 years of engineering experience is required, preferably in a manufacturing facility
    • 3-5 years of exposure to international projects is preferred


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