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Sales Manager Deutschland (w/m/d)

If the chemistry is right, we can make a difference at LANXESS: speed up sports, make beverages last longer, add more color to leisure time and much more.
As a leading specialty chemicals group, we develop and produce chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and high-tech plastics. With more than 13,000 employees.

Be part of it!

Job Highlights


  • Management of existing customers in (south) Germany: independent commercial and technical consultation (implementation of commercial terms, introduction of new products / technologies, increase share of business, management of complaints, secure on time payment)
  • Acquistion of new customers: independently find, evaluate and acquire new customers in accordance with BU strategy regarding applications, products, price & volume strategy
  • Business reporting: continously report on  developments of individual accounts as well as markets using CRM. Precisely plan short to mid term business development for supply chain planning, forecasting, target setting using IBP. Continously update pipeline of business opportunities in CRM 
  • Competitor monitoring: observe and report on competitor activities regarding pricing, strategic focus (products, applications, geografical), material availability, personal set-up at single accounts as well as generally in the market
  • Set up and execute Global account strategy in alignment with Sales Directors (Regional and Global)
  • Develop, maintain and keep active and accessible non-buying accounts to prepare future business decisions
  • Coordinate Tech-Days/Workshops at key existing and new customers



  • Masters degree in Enginerring or Chemical prefered
  • Minimum 5-10 years professional experience in chemical and/or industrial enviroment (prefered ion-exchange resin market)
  • Project Management Experience and analytical skills
  • Business awareness, prefered for the IXR market
  • Strong Communication skills in German and English
  • Team work



Contract type: Regular  

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:  5683

Köln, NW, DE, 50679

Business Unit / Group Function:  Liquid Purification Technologies
Work Arrangement:  Fully Remote
Level of Experience:  Middle management

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Business Development, Business Manager, Project Manager, Operations, Technology, Sales, Management

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