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Product Manager

Lanxess AG

Lanxess AG

Product
Perth Amboy, NJ, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.7 billion in 2023. The company currently has about 12,800 employees in 32 countries. Our core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives and consumer protection products. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

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!

Job Highlights

The Product Manager position will look to maximize the value and profitably of Urethane (URE) product lines by providing operational product management for products made from our Perth Amboy manufaturing site. This role will steer decisions on pricing and margin optimization, prioritization and project management of new commercial opportunities and supply and demand interfaces to manage volume/price strategy for capacity utilization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilization of internal and external pricing factors to provide strategic pricing guidance (floor, target and opportunity pricing) to sales to optimize margins and reports to business.
  • Establishes and manages supply / demand planning strategies including product allocation, with operations, supply chain, procurement, and sales in order to maximize commercial results.
  • Supports new product / application development and commercialization activities in coordination with Commercial and Technical functions.
  • Drives sustainable sourcing strategies for URE business, working with technical and procurement e.g. qualification of additional sources.
  • Monitors competitive service levels and updates LXS customer service policy with appropriate stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline (Chemical Engineering / Chemistry / Business / Supply Chain / MBA preferred).
  • Minimum of five years of experience in product management with clear understanding of product management tools and processes.
  • Understanding of Polymer Chemistry.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and financial analysis, preferrably supporting a manufacturing facility.

What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program. The established pay range for this position is $97,600 to $120,000. Please note, the actual compensation may vary based on geographic location, work experience, education, and skill level.
  • 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!