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Sr Storeroom Specialist

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and more than 13,000 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. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available!

Join our Team!


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

  • Create Purchase Orders for outside contract work related to Maintenance parts.
  • Secures and prepare parts for offsite repairs.
  • Records movements of incoming and outgoing storeroom materials.
  • Reduces unnecessary and potentially costly part delays by regularly reviewing min. and max. inventory triggers in the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Works with the planner to prepare parts kits and confirm parts availability.
  • Accurately distributes parts and other products to employees.
  • Shipping, receiving and handling materials in the storeroom and warehouse by truck, UPS, FedEx, other common carriers, and vendor.
  • Receives storeroom materials against the order documents and records receipt in financial systems.
  • Performs physical checking of storeroom materials for breakage, damage, and accuracy.
  • Unpacks items, and properly stores on shelves in stockrooms and warehouses.
  • Confirms that stock items are marked using identification tags, stamps, electric marking tools, or other labeling equipment.
  • Follows proper storage methods to identify part locations and determined turnover based on environmental factors, and physical capabilities of the facility.         
  • Maintains an organized, neat, orderly, and hazard free stockroom using knowledge of warehousing best practices.
  • Performs cycle counts when scheduled and provides accounting support for period-end closing activities.
  • Provides parts to customers by staffing the storeroom windows as needed and provides customer feedback and updates on specific part requests.
  • Ensures adherence to established safety standards.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • High school diploma.
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience in warehousing; experience working with shipping and receiving policies.
  • Maintenance Mechanic experience is helpful.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Suites (Word, Excel and Outlook) and ERP systems; SAP experience preferred. 
  • Ability to read conversion tables; basic math skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; works in a professional manner with both internal and external business associates.


What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program. The starting pay for this position is $38.45 per hour in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing. These benefits include: 
    - Health care - Medical, Dental, Vision
    - Health Spending Account (HSA) with High Deductible PPO XD
    - Employee Life Insurance - Basic, Supplemental Life and AD&D
    - Dependent Life Insurance and AD&D
    - Disability Coverage - Short-Term and Long-Term
    - Flexible Spending Accounts - Health Care and Dependent Care
    - NortonLifeLock device security, online privacy, and identity theft protection
    - Aflac Benefits
    - Legal Assistance Program
    - Retirement Benefits - Defined Contribution 401(k) Plan with Employer Retirement Contribution and Employer Match
  • Work-Life, Time Off & 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. Washington employees who are not covered by a collective bargaining agreement accrue a minimum of 80 hours of vacation per year; have 10 paid holidays; and accrue 64 hours of Sick/Personal time per year. Employees who are covered by a collective bargaining agreement earn time off in accordance with the provisions of the agreement.
  • 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, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.

LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.

Requisition ID:  5241

Kalama, WA, US, 98625

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

Job Segment: Facilities, Chemical Research, Shipping and Receiving, Outside Sales, Supply Chain Manager, Operations, Engineering, Sales

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