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Controller (w/m/d) Global OPEX

Do you feel like building a global champion in the field of engineering plastics? Then apply for a job with us! LANXESS Performance Materials GmbH is already a global leader in the development, production and sale of engineering plastics for use in diverse industries such as automotive, electrical and electronics, and sports and leisure. As a strong partner to these industries, we drive developments in our industry. This also includes the sustainability of our processes and products. As a global company, we live a strong value system: diversity, creativity, working as a team are just a few of them. A next important step for us is the planned joint venture that we intend to launch next year with our partners Advent and the Engineering Materials business of DSM. United, we want to open a new chapter in the market. In order to continue to be successful, we are looking for you. If you have a sense of adventure, shape the future with us! Are you curious? Then contact us.

Job Highlights


The Position:

This exciting and challenging role provides a unique opportunity to shape the divisions and associated product line strategies and pro-actively support that strategic milestones are being met in line with expected results. Do you want to be part of this exciting journey ahead? Do you love working in an international, highly energized, and collaborative team? Maybe it’s you we are looking for in our global Finance team, as our new Global OPEX Controller.

  • Supporting the business by providing transparency on their fixed costs and Capex
  • Monitor and interpret the consolidated CAPEX and OPEX budgeting and forecasting for management
  • Support business/operations management in projects such as M&A
  • Co-define improvement potential to further optimize business results
  • Prepare business cases for large scale expansion/optimization projects
  • Define and safeguard use of standard finance tooling within the Business Division
  • Translates finance data that are prepared by a reporting team, into management information
  • Lead the forecasting/budgeting process for the division, in close cooperation with other (finance) stakeholders
  • Drive standardization, efficiency, and self-service in managerial reporting across Envalior



  • Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance, and/or CMA, CPA, MBA
  • Senior Finance professional with broad knowledge of and track record in Finance and Control processes, with emphasis in business partnering in a multinational environment
  • Minimum relevant working experience of 8 years
  • Affinity with Excel/PowerPoint and SAP-BW
  • Familiar with Lean Six Sigma methodologies


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: For us, talent matters, we welcome everyone who commits to our values. We strongly believe that including diverse perspectives makes us more innovative and enhances our competitiveness. Therefore, we embrace the uniqueness of every single individual and are truly committed to supporting our people in developing their individual potential.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact

Requisition ID:  5356

Dormagen, NW, DE, 41540

Business Unit / Group Function:  High Performance Materials
Work Arrangement:  Partially remote
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, SAP, CPA, Management, Technology, Automotive, Finance

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