Our vision

The world is changing and so are we.

Data analytics, artificial intelligence, IoT or blockchain technology are all finding their way into the chemical industry.

At LANXESS we're embracing this change and building up the knowledge and expertise needed to create real use cases for our customers.

Wanna join? We are hiring tech talent!

We want to become the leader of the chemical industry.

Who we are

The heritage of an industry leader but with the mentality of a startup.

LANXESS is a global specialty chemicals company with around 20.000 employees in 25 countries. As a chemical industry leader, we make trains safer, cars lighter, golf balls faster, and help deliver clean drinking water.

We are the innovation team at LANXESS, pushing the most experimental technology projects and new ventures forward. By mixing together technology, chemical expertise and new business ideas into a melting pot – we're connecting and collaborating with startups, investors, researchers and influencers.

Putting technology at the service of our customers.

Interested in becoming part of the team? Find out more.

What we do

Creating the future of the chemical industry.

  • We build modern data infrastructures as basis for analytics and applications to drive innovation.
  • We connect our factories to the IoT to get even better at what we do.
  • We improve our product portfolio through data-driven research and development.
  • We refresh our web presence and increase performance marketing to better reach and serve our customers.
  • We work on ways to continuously improve the work with digital tools, methods and a new mindset at Lanxess.

Become part of our team and reshape of the chemical industry.

Explore your opportunities!


Are you a pioneer?

Together we can energize the chemical industry.

Are you a strong thinker?

Are you fighting for the most meaningful solution?

Are you a curious mind interested in new technological developments?

Do you love to challenge the status-quo?

We're looking for software engineers, business developers, and chemical experts who bring unconventional ideas, and cross-functional collaboration skills to the team.

Join us and be part of the change!

    Our location

    Located where technology meets a sense of humor. No joke.

    We are located in the center of Cologne - famously known for its, friendly, open-minded, easy going and humorous culture.

    Cologne is now becoming the startup metropole of Germany’s West with a growing ecosystem of data scientist, tech evangelists, developers and corporate partners.

    Come and join us at the heart of this energetic craze.