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Administrative Assistant II


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 employees in 33 countries. 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 Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 25 locations in 11 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


  • Plant Manager Assistant – Arrange international and domestic travel and process expense reports.  Assist in researching expenditures issues.  Coordinate meals, facility, and IT requirements for meeting/events onsite and offsite.  Maintain calendar and schedules meetings as necessary.
  • Logistics Coordinator Back-up Support – Process orders for railcars, trucks, & containers to meet customer requirements.  Schedule loadings and coordinate with carriers.  Compile daily railcar report from various sources.  Handle any delivery issues with Customer and carriers.  Track butane usages.
  • Budget/Actuals – Generate monthly expenditure detail reports for analysis and planning from SAP.  Conduct Monthly Variance Analysis of personnel/plant expenditures.  Generate planning worksheets for annual budget inputs.  Process service entries in SAP for vendor invoices and insure charges are valid and accurate.  Maintain Covestro Excel files for management monitoring and annual planning.  Generate vendor Purchase Requests and insure POs properly used when processing invoices.
  • Plant Personnel Assistant – Arrange travel and process expense reports.  Assist with charts/presentations for monthly report or meetings.  Assist staff with visitor access, transporting visitors back and forth to the Covestro  site gate.  Assist with employee information/benefits.
  • General Office – Responsible for Document Control for ISO, Responsible Care, and Regulatory compliance. Coordinate Annual Procedure Reviews (LMS/eMax) with plant personnel to review, revise, and publish all procedures as necessary.  Participate in plant audits as an ISO Internal Auditor.  Handle internal and external audit preparations.  Maintain product data bases (NWH/Excel).  Maintain and order office supplies (ProShop).  Coordinate all IT activities regarding PCs & copier/printers.  Plant Suggestion Program Coordinator.  Maintains plant databases (Action Items, Incident/Near Hits, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Ideas for Improvement).



  • Requires a High School Graduate/GED
  • 5 to 10 years experience in similar environment
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, SAP, Lotus Notes, Internet Explorer, Rail Manager, Union Pacific Website, Shipment Vision, Concur, International and Domestic Travel Arranging
  • Ability to multi-tasking, troubleshooting, problem solving, work independently, time management, project coordination, and organizational skills
  • Able to handle confidential, proprietary, and/or sensitive material/information. 
  • Driver license in good standing and the ability to drive company vehicle both on and off site. 



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:  2798

Baytown, TX, US, 77523

Job Segment: ERP, Law, SAP, Plant, Compliance, Technology, Legal, Manufacturing

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