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Sales Manager


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

  • Develop and maintain customer accounts with sales of rubber additives into the technical rubber goods and Tire industries at BL SRP.
  • Create and maintain productive customer relationships, communicating regularly with key decision makers, anticipating operational needs, resolving conflicts and presenting recommendations and technical solutions for growth, ensuring overall customer satisfaction is achieved.
  • Identify and anticipate clients’ requirements, using industry and business knowledge to recommend and implement solutions, products and services.
  • Coordinate with technical and product service, support and expertise on behalf of current and potential customers through Company personnel and other third parties.
  • Identify, pursue and qualify new business opportunities, driving the entire life cycle of the sale (i.e. strategy, prospecting, presentation, sampling, trials, etc), developing and presenting proposals and deliverables, working with internal teams to meet customer needs, and meeting established revenue goals and objectives.
  • Assist internal colleagues with the administration of client-related activities, including invoicing, distribution, and accounting as requested, ensuring adherence to internal protocol and deadlines.
  • Information and system maintanance as CRM, IBP, SAP and Forecast tool.


  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific or engineering discipline (Chemistry preferred), or equivalent proven sales experience; advanced business degree preferred. 
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years in the rubber/polymer industry is required
  • Rubber technical backgroung, key account management skills and PMI are advanteges.



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:  1462

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Sales Management, Engineer, ERP, Materials Science, Sales, Engineering, Technology, Science

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