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Key Account Sales Representative


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

  • Implement sales plans and strategies for inorganic pigments in the Southeast/Gulf Coast territory (TN, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS, LA).
  • 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.
  • Represent the interests of LANXESS and actively participate on the industry committees and tradeshows.
  • Participate in contract negotiation with customers, utilizing sales strategies tools and Legal guidance to formalize the commercial relationship, rights and obligations between LANXESS and the customers.
  • 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.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration or a Technical degree.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related sales experience.
  • CRM and Project Management experience would be advantageous.


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:  2468

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Sales Rep, Product Development, CRM, Project Manager, Sales, Research, Technology

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