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Key Account Manager - Remote


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

  • Promote sales of active business products; develop sales tactics based on the agreed global marketing strategies for all assigned customers. New customer development and generating sales funnel.
  • Responsible for maintaining (resolve issues, document customer communication, provide forecasts, present weekly sales updates and preform day to day account maintenance) and enhancing relationships with existing customers.
  • Negotiate short and long term commercial terms of business and provide technical insights to customers. Negotiate multi-annual sales contracts where applicable based on business strategies. Management of executed contracts and customer relationship.
  • Collect information on industry trends and customer activities to further marketing and sales efforts 
  • Develop and implement account plans to drive sales growth with existing customers
  • Attend trade shows and contribute to its organization including both duties, participate in sales and technical training
  • Participate and complete all required safety and compliance training    


  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent sales experience. Science or technical degree a plus. 
  • Five to ten years of experience in direct and distribution sales experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to effectively convey ideas, corporate/business messaging and/or value propositions in a one on one and/or group environments. Must be computer proficient with expertise in  the use of Microsoft office software package (Powerpoint, Excel and Word).
  •  Prior leadership, project management & international experience of advantage.
  • Up to 60% travel required.
  • Remote work location, home based office.



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:  3455

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Marketing Manager, Account Manager, Project Manager, Manager, Marketing, Sales, Technology, Management

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