Teamlead (m/w/d) R&D Chemistry / Inkjet

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Date: Jun 17, 2024

Location: Hanau, DE

Company: Heraeus

Teamlead (m/w/d) R&D Chemistry / Inkjet
Location Hanau
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and technological leadership to create the most diverse products, all with one thing in common: World-class quality. Working with customers around the world, we shape the future and provide vital innovations in the areas of Metals & Recycling, Healthcare, Semiconductor & Electronics and Industrials. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and has a team of around 17,200 employees in 40 countries.


The following challenges await you:

  • As Teamlead (m/f/d) R&D Chemistry you will lead a team within the start-up Heraeus Printed Electronics.
  • You will be responsible for the ink development activities and for the realisation of projects in cooperation with other chemical laboratories of the start-up or physical laboratories.
  • You will co-operate with the process development department with regard to the further development of formulations of metal inks for the semiconductor industry and their use in the inkjet printing process.
  • You will also document research results and draft patents.
  • Last but not least, you will be responsible for implementing and realising agile working methods in chemical development.


Your profile:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience, including management experience, in the industry, ideally in the field of advanced semiconductor packaging or power electronics
  • Completed scientific studies with a focus on chemistry 
  • Many years of experience in the use of inkjet inks in an industrial environment (e.g. textiles, decor or printed electronics)
  • Very good knowledge in the field of formulation of inkjet printable inks as well as in the analysis of cured / sintered layers
  • Application-oriented ink benchmarking as well as market overview and contacts to ink manufacturers
  • Experience with different industrial print heads
  • Agile project management, customer-oriented mindset, ambitious start-up mentality
  • Fluent written and spoken English communication skills


What we offer: 

  • Strong salary package - attractive basic salary plus variable profit-sharing (up to 150% target achievement possible) and promotion of private pension scheme
  • Modern working time organisation - time sovereignty without time recording, focus on results-oriented work 
  • Regular time off - 30 days annual leave plus up to 6 additional days off (company closure on bridge days and between the years), special leave for special occasions, life phase account for paid leave (e.g. sabbatical, early retirement)
  • Additional benefits - subsidised public transport, discounts in many (online) shops, company medical service with comprehensive check-ups, sports facilities and staff canteen with freshly prepared meals every day
  • Sustainability and social commitment - sustainability as part of the corporate strategy and targeted promotion of initiatives in the areas of education, family and science through our own foundations

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