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Head of Supply Chain - Americas

 

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

  • Manages and coordinates the BU High Performance Materials logistic and supply chain function across sub-functions such as production planning, warehousing, distribution/transportation to meet BU HPM business requirements; Develops, implements and monitors all logistics management activities required for the timely, efficient and safe transportation and warehousing of incoming and outgoing materials.
  • Manages the BU, HPM, Supply Chain personnel and functions including customer service, pricing, exports, Production and inventory planning to achieve best in class customer service levels with cost efficiency. Finds and implements business process opportunities to improve the efficiency of the HPM order to cash process; Ensure proper training for supply chain personnel in customer master data management and SAP
  • Optimizes the utilization of existing SAP and other work flows throughout the HPM supply chain organization
  • Manages duty draw back procedures to benefit from government benefits for re-exported goods
  • Finds cost saving opportunities in the supply chain by finding more cost efficient transportation routes
  • Tracks KPIs (i.e. BU working capital targets) to measure supply chain performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Analyze and optimize local and global supply chain interfaces. Liaison with HPM Regional Management Team as well as Global Supply Chain  and Product Management to develop specific targets to meet BU objectives.
  • Complaint Management Process Owner

Requirements

  • An advanced business/supply chain degree or equivalent experience,
  • Experience with Import/Export Compliance,
  • SAP,
  • MS Office,
  • i-Net experience

 

 

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:  1720
Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, ERP, Logistics, SAP, Operations, Technology

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