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Senior Consultant, Strategy & Development, Americas


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

  • Track macroeconomic and industrial development through multi-interfaces and generate quarterly report
  • Select industrial reporting: chemical industry, automotive industry, building & construction market, etc.
  • Strategic implications of various social, economic, country, and regional topics
  • Act as strategy partner for Regional BU heads and BU teams of the relevant business units
  • Investment site selection
  • M&A Project
    • Lead pre-due diligence together with different group functions to generate country views
    • Intensive strategic market studies
    • Assess bundles of companies proposed by BUs
    • Assess potential platform sites
    • Establish and maintain relationships with PE Firms and M&A Banks
  • Marketing Intelligence
    • Facilitate studies on BU marketing intelligence needs in various market perspectives: competition evaluation, market landscape, selected competitors deep analysis, etc. utilizing market studies, expert interviews and other sources of internal or external information (agents, distributors, chemical associations, etc.)
    • Corporate projects information screening
  • Corp Strategic Task Force
    • RECAP process
    • Americas  workshop on strategy formulation
    • Regional/Americas market development


  • Academic graduate, e.g. Chemistry, Engineering, Business administration
  • Technological:
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Methodological
  • Ability to work under time pressure in an environment of conflicting interests on high impact activities




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:  1424

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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