Share this Job
Apply now »

SAP Senior Specialist IM / WM / EWM (Partially Remote - 3 days per week in the office)


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

  • This position supports the objectives of the LANXESS Information Technology department to deliver high-quality and cost-effective information technology services to the business units and group functions of LANXESS.
  • This position has the primary responsibility for developing, maintaining, and supporting LANXESS ERP and non-ERP applications and processes among the following integrated Logistics modules of SAP S/4 HANA:
    • Materials Management (MM)
      • Material movements, physical inventories, stock transport orders (STO), inventory adjustments
    • Inventory / Warehouse Management (IM / WM)
      • Some plants / warehouses are using SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM).  Therefore, EWM experience is a plus; otherwise candidate should be willing to develop in this area
    • SAP PP/QM experience is a plus
  • Position is a member of the Plan-to-Make (PTM) Solutions team of the North American IT Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions organization


Key Responsibilities

  • Aligns functionally with the global Plan-to-Make Solutions team in Germany
  • Partners with counterparts in the other IT regions (APAC, EMEA, India, and LATAM)
  • Manages the configuration and operability of LANXESS ERP / non-ERP applications
  • Executes projects and leads department initiatives as required, adhering to project budgets and global IT standards
  • Improves the quality and effectiveness of LANXESS ERP / non-ERP applications and technology
  • Performs systems analysis and design, applications development, applications testing, production implementation, end-user support


  • BA/BS Degree & 10+ years of relevant business / information technology experience; including 7+ years technical and/or functional experience (e.g., SAP S/4 HANA, SAP ECC, etc.)
    • Min. 2 yrs hands-on experience with S/4 HANA or Minimum 2 SAP full-lifecycle projects
  • Proven knowledge of following end-to-end business processes within SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP):
    • Materials Management (MM)
    • Inventory Management / Warehouse Management (IM / WM)
    • SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) experience is a plus
    • SAP PP / QM experience is a plus
  • Understanding of how the following SAP modules are integrated: PP/QM, MM, WM/EWM, TM
  • Chemical industry or manufacturing experience
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as required
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication skills (fluent in business English language)
  • Advanced problem resolution skills, with the ability to manage conflicting information
  • Teamwork and customer service orientation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint)


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:  3003

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Logistics, ERP, Warehouse, SAP, Application Developer, Operations, Technology, Manufacturing

Apply now »