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Sales & Account Manager / Remote

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and more than 13,000 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

Promote sales of Flavors & Fragrances assigned portfolio; customer demand forecasting & 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 enhance 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 BU 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.


BA, BS Degree or Equivalent Sales Experience . Experience in Flavors & Frangrances Market, or industrial chemical sales an advantage.

>5 years of professional sales experience in related industries.

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).

 Leadership, project management & international experience of advantage.

Must have excellent interpersonal skills, and create an environment of trust and comfort with our customer base.

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:  4849

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Work Arrangement:  Fully Remote
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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

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