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Key Account Sales Representative - Plastics


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

  • Implement sales plans and strategies for inorganic pigments in the segment
  • Gather, assimilate and analyze market and competitive information through customer visits and distribute information through written call reports
  • Develop and update the monthly rolling and annual sales forecasts for the customers in the territory
  • Assist in formulation and implementation of long and short term strategic sales plans for assigned accounts within the territory
  • Communicate customer requirements and needs to proper internal personnel/departments
  • Implement strategies for new product introduction to select customers
  • Participate in contract negotiations with customers


  • Bachelor's Degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration and/or Technical Degree
  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience
  • Proficiency with CRM
  • Advanced Excel, Powerpoint and Word skills
  • Professional presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management and networking skills


Further Information

The geographic responsibility includes all of the United States and Canada.

The end markets include plastics, paper, specialty, and technical.


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:  1639

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Sales Rep, CRM, Sales, Technology

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