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Business Development Analyst (w/m/d)


LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021. The company currently has about 14,900 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.


Job Highlights


  • Analyzing, leading and implementing strategic projects for the business unit PLA
  • Leading M&A and divestment projects for the BU as well as subsequent integration or carve-outs, respectively
  • Support the analysis and implementation of business processes
  • Support the preparation of corporate reportings and analysis
  • Support the innovation and ideation process by identification of new growth projects and areas



  • Master in chemistry, chemical engineering and/or master in economics or business administration
  • Several years of work experience in the chemical industry required
  • Project management experience
  • High degree of strategic and analytical thinking required
  • Ability to handle complexity under high time pressure for highly relevant projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • English fluent, German desirable


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.


Please address your application to the Recruiting Team.


Requisition ID:  3550

Köln, NW, DE, 50569

Business Unit / Group Function:  Polymer Additives

Job Segment: Business Development, Chemical Engineer, Project Manager, Materials Science, Sales, Engineering, Technology, Science

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