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Account Manager


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 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.  

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

  • Manage assigned accounts to achieve targeted results such as volume, revenue, pricing, on time delivery, accounts receivable, and payment terms.  Manage customer relationships and solve account problems to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.
  • Generate and follow up on potential leads from Inquires in order to grow volume and achieve target objectives.   Develop new business opportunities and drive business growth within assigned territory
  • Develop a broad knowledge of product and customer applications, markets and needs of customers in order to support PLA product lines
  • Manage customer complaints, solve problems through development of strong relationships among Lanxess departments in order to resolve complaints, and communicate updates to customers.
  • Manage Lanxess procedures/systems across PLA businesses to support business objectives, such as Pricing, IBP, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM.  Provide Lanxess management with product application, business updates, and forecasts of customers through the CRM Customer Visit Report System.


  • Strong computer skills, strong written and verbal communication required.  
  • 2+ years previous sales experience preferred.
  • BA or BS degree required technical degree such as chemistry or engineering beneficial.
  • Highly motivated and goal focused, able to work in an independent environment, maintain a positive attitude and be a team player. 
  • Able to balance multiple priorities and remain organized.
  • Knowledge of business practices and a strong decision maker. 



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:  2562

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Account Manager, Chemical Engineer, Materials Science, Manager, Engineer, Sales, Science, Engineering, Management

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