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Senior Manager (m/f/div) Applied Research & Technology Packaging Inks EMEA

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Essen (Goldschmidtstr.), DE

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Senior Manager (m/f/div) Applied Research & Technology Packaging Inks EMEA



Location: Germany : Essen (Goldschmidtstr.)

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Operations GmbH

Business Line: Coating Additives


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Management of all R&D and Applied Technology activities for the packaging inks segment in EMEA
  • Tecknical consultation and support of customers as well as active identification, acquisition and realization of customer opportunities
  • Management and support of global product development projects for printing ink applications
  • Leadership and development of team members as well as ensuring all necessary work safety measures
  • Actively driving the global exchange of information, also beyond segment boundaries, and representation at trade fairs, congresses and associations
  • Holding trainings for sales and distribution, seminars for customers, web seminars, etc.


  • Successfully completed master's degree or PhD in chemistry, with a focus on polymer chemistry and/or phsyical organic chemistry
  • Several years of professional experience in the printing inks or related raw materials industry, ideally packaging printing industry
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as excellent teamwork skills in a diverse international and intercultural environment
  • First leadership and project management experience in leading international projects desirable
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to manage high complexity and lead a project team in a matrix organization

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.

Please address your application to Jennifer Maczejewski. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at  0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.