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SAP Senior Specialist TM / Logistics (Partially Remote - 3 days per week in the office)

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. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available!

Join our Team!


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

  • Position is a member of the Transportation & Logistics team of the North American IT Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions organization.
  • Position aligns functionally with the global IT Transportation, Logistics & Integration team in Germany, and partners with counterparts in the other IT regions (APAC, EMEA, India, and LATAM).


Key Responsibilities

  • Stabilize, customize and support new SAP S/4 Transport Management (TM) landscape (including SAP BNL/LBN and 3rd party interfaces) globally.
  • Roll-out of new SAP S/4 Transport Management (TM) landscape to other countries / LANXESS companies.
  • Management of external service providers (e.g., EDI).
  • Close cooperation with LANXESS logistics and supply chain organization and interacting service providers.
    • Includes preparation and execution of regional and international workshops and meetings. 
  • Being part of implementation of latest SAP and non-SAP applications / modules (e.g. SAP Business Network for Logistics, Elemica, SAP Global Track and Trace).
  • Analysis and debugging of urgent (3rd level) TM issues (e.g., creation of documents).



Must Have (Technical Skills)

  • BA/BS Degree and 7+ years of relevant business / Information Technology experience (e.g., SAP S/4 HANA, SAP ECC, etc.).
  • Customizing (e.g., SPRO, BRF+) and configuration of processes and objects in SAP S/4 Transport Management (TM), explicitly in the new technology environment of S4/HANA including BRF+.
  • At least 3 years of experience in rollout and customizing of SAP TM (e.g., customizing TM settlement, planning, execution).
  • Business process knowledge in Transport Management and Logistics.
  • Experience in project management in global IT projects (U.S., Germany, India and other locations).
  • Some experience with SAP Logistics Business Network (LBN) would be an advantage.


Must Have (Analytical / Teamwork)

  • Solution oriented and demonstrates the ability to “Think new” and “Act fast”.
  • Strong team and communication skills in an international environment (Germany, India, etc.)


Highly Desirable

  • Experience in supporting both Inventory Management (IM) and Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) processes.
  • Experience with end-to-end logistics business processes (SD, MM, IM/EWM, TM).



  • Work experience with an international chemical manufacturing company.
  • Work experience in ABAP-coding / ABAP object-oriented coding / debugging / IDOC processing.
  • Experience with SAP integrations and carve-outs in support of mergers & acquisitions (M&A).
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as required.
  • Experience in supporting SAP PP/QM processes.

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, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.

LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.

Requisition ID:  4726

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Work Arrangement:  Partially remote
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Logistics, M&A, Supply Chain, SAP, ABAP, Operations, Management, Technology

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