Creative, clever, communicative

Then you're at the right place!


For an international chemicals corporation such as LANXESS, you are the cherry on the cake: Commercial staff who establishs and maintains relationships with our customers and suppliers throughout the world; who have the overview and the control over our financial situation; who develop accurate marketing ideas and know how to conduct purchasing negotiations bravely and cleverly. There are numerous challenges at LANXESS that require commercial business acumen. Are you made of the right stuff?


How much money is available to purchase the new raw materials – or where can we find the right employee? Our industrial clerks know the answers. At LANXESS they work in all areas where projects and processes are planned and implemented in detail, as well as conscientiously monitored and documented - even in international business. Their expertise is required in many areas, ranging from marketing and personnel management to purchasing, production and sales up to finance and accounting.

Practical tasks

  • Purchasing, warehousing and on-time provision to production of goods
  • Obtaining and comparing quotes, negotiating terms
  • Planning and implementing marketing and promotional activities
  • Customer acquisition, consultation and support
  • Generating work and organisation plans as well as determining personnel deployment and requirements
  • Writing employment contracts, managing personnel files and statistics
  • Processing wage and salary payments


  • Very good lower secondary qualifications, level I
  • High grades in German, Mathematics and English
  • Confident communication skills, both in written and verbal form
  • Team skills and reliability
  • Flexibility and mobility


    3 years of training:

    • Intermediate examination after 1.5 years
    • Final examination in 4 areas as well as specialist discussions and presentation
    • Apprenticeship payment in line with the pay scale for the chemicals industry in North Rhine-Westphalia

    Further training opportunities

    • Qualified Industrial Specialist (Industriefachwirt) or financial accountant
    • Human Resources Assistant (Personalfachkaufmann/-frau)
    • Qualified Marketing Specialist (Fachkaufmann/-frau für Marketing)
    • State certified business economist (Staatlich geprüfte/-r Betriebswirt/-in)
    • Bachelor of Arts


    The current application timeline is over.
    Applications can be generated again from mid-August, 2015.


    Ursula Weißhaupt
    Vocational Training
    Comm. and Techn. Areas
    Phone: +49 214 30 34856