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Polymer Additives Business Analyst


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 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

  • Extract relevant customer information to support and/or create content for customer meetings and sales presentations.  Customer information includes sales volume and revenues from Power BI, pricing information from SAP, accounts recievable information from Format and CFE database, forecast information from IBP.  Consolidate information and create MS PowerPoint content in easy to digest graphs and tables for the AMS sales team members in key customer meetings 
  • Manage the PLA AMS team Microsoft Dynamics CRM structure, processes, and reporting for maximum efficiency of data input and output, by working with PLA AMS sales and global marketing teams.  
  • Manage the PLA AMS pricing systems and processes, in Microsoft Dynamics CRM structure and SAP, by working with PLA AMS sales and global marketing teams.
  • Manage the PLA AMS team Integrated Business Planning (IBP) structure, for maximum efficiency for sales forecasting by working with PLA AMS sales, IBP department, and Supply Chain functions
  • Manage the Account Recievables systems data to support PLA Sales, Treasury department, and the AMS PLA AR Specialist in efforts to minimize the % Recievables Outstanding metric.  Data collection from 3rd party CFE database, Format, customer service invoices, etc., to be consolidated into usefula information for revenue collection. contributing member of the weekly AR task force for PLA AMS team. 
  • Special projects for PLA AMS Head of Sales and AMS sales team to drive business efficiency and maximize revenue and profitability for the BU
  • Manage the Power BI system structure for maximum efficiency of business results reporting


  • Business degree preferred, or equivalent experience as a Business Analyst/supply chain
  • > 10 years of professional experience
  • Exceptional computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and especially SAP
  • Knowledge of business practices and a strong decision maker; able to work in an independent and team environments, maintain a positive attitude and be a team player
  • Able to balance multiple priorities and remain organized; strong written and verbal communication skills


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:  4071

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Work Arrangement:  Partially remote

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Business Analyst, CRM, Database, Operations, Finance, Technology

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