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Regional Inventory Planner


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019 and about 14,300 employees in 33 countries. The company is currently represented at 60+ production sites worldwide. 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 FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 21 locations in 10 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
  • Oversee static and dynamic parameters to ensure inventory levels at all regional warehouses are sufficient to meet Forecasted Sales and Open orders
  • Develop optimal inventory replenishment strategies and methods by analyzing historical data and forecasting trends
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain Management, Sales, and Production colleagues to make adjustments accordingly
  • Ensure inventory levels are managed to account for periodic events such as seasonal demand or plant maintenance/turnover shutdowns
  • Independently make decisions for inventory replenishments for appropriate material type to the appropriate distribution center
  • Independently extract inventory, forecast, and open order data from the data warehouse system to understand planning scenarios
  • Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan and forecast sales and inventories on weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Maintain databases and queries/reports to support inventory control analysis and reporting as needed
  • Track intracompany shipments from source point to receipt point to ensure timely delivery
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years’ experience
  • Experience using SAP, running MRP, and working in a supply chain planning organization
  • This position requires strong organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Excellent problem solving, persuasion, and planning skills are critical
  • Ability to quickly grasp general business and product information


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:  748

El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Inventory, ERP, Warehouse, SAP, Supply, Operations, Technology, Manufacturing

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