Head (m/f/d) of Innovation Heterogeneous Catalysts

Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Hanau, HE, DE, 63450

Company: Heraeus

Head (m/f/d) of Innovation Heterogeneous Catalysts
Location Hanau
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


The following challenges await you:

  • As Head (m/f/d) of Innovation for Heraeus Precious Metals you are leading an interdisciplinary group of project managers and lab technicans in the field of heterogeneous catalysis.

  • You implement and steer internal as well as customer focused projects and are in a comprehensive communication with all important stakeholders globally.

  • Together with your team, you deepen existing technology know-how, bring new customized products into reality, and thereby shape our next generation catalyst portfolio.

  • You establish and commercialize innovative processes and technologies. 

  • Last but not least, you observe quality and EHS aspects as well as monitor defined KPIs for your area of responsibility. 


Your profile: 

  • PhD in chemistry with focus on heterogeneous catalysis or inorganic chemistry

  • >3 years of professional experience in the field of chemical process development, ideally for heterogeneous catalysts

  • Strong passion and interest in understanding the power of heterogeneous catalysis in emerging technologies.

  • Independent and result-oriented character with strong communication and teamwork skills as well as persuasiveness and intercultural competencies

  • First experience in leading and motivation an interdisciplinary team

  • Beeing open minded

  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and written, in English and German