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IT SAP Operations Specialist


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

  • Work closely with service providers & relevant LANXESS internal stakeholders to ensure SAP Platform Operations remain stable
  • Provide North American regional support for the SAP Platform Operations team as well as any additional support for global team as assigned
  • SAP Platform Operations includes:  Basis, Authorizations, Process Integration and Orchestration, Solutions Manager and Fiori
  • Design, review and continually optimize processes related to SAP Operations
  • Regularly participate in global team meetings
  • Perform project management for small to medium sized regional projects


  • General education foundation, tertiary qualification in information technology; ITIL foundation
  • Proficient in SAP Basis Operations
  • Understanding of alternate technical solutions including Solution Manager, GRC, Output Management, Fiori, Process Integration and Orchestration
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in working in multi-culture global teams
  • Very good understanding of SAP Technical components and processes including HANA
  • Broad exposure and understanding of IT industry
  • Working knowledge of ITIL
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Experience working in a multi-provider setup is a plus
  • German language skills a plus



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:  1283

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Operations Manager, SAP, ERP, Project Manager, Operations, Technology

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