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Head of Wood Pulping Technology (m|w|d)



Do you want to be part of a visionary team changing of the foundations for our sustainable living in the future? Do you want to be part of a visionary team designing the way we live sustainably in the future? Are you driven by passion for a greater vision and researching what will be possible?


Then join us!


Technikum Laubholz is an independent, non-university research institution founded in the spring of 2020 on the initiative of Baden-Württemberg. The task of the TLH, with its around 65 employees, is to accelerate the development of innovative and high-quality applications for hardwood and to occupy a leading international position for Baden-Württemberg in the use of hardwood-based raw materials.




  • The opportunity to shape a greener future for our planet
  • Being part of building a start-up company from scratch
  • Comprehensive training in a challenging and varied field of activity
  • Space to work independently, flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Regular feedback meetings and a wide range of development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours due to a permanent employment contract
  • Remote working and the latest technical equipment
  • Attractive performance-related renumeration
  • Company-sponsored pension scheme
  • Open and dynamic corporate and communication culture
  • Subsidy for meals at a great canteen (vegetarian/vegan options)
  • Railcard50
  • Support in case of a change of residence
  • Parking spaces on the company premises



  • Management of the Wood Pulping Department
  • Managing and developing employees and further expanding the team
  • Development and identification of new project and technology approaches in the specialised field on a global level
  • Responsibility for the realisation of projects on schedule
  • Implementing and continuously improving processes
  • Optimisation and management of processes and interfaces
  • Responsibility for compliance with legal regulations in the department
  • Supporting the project managers with administrative tasks
  • Budget responsibility for the department
  • Networking and network maintenance in the specialised field at national and international level
  • Reports to the Scientific Managing Director



  • Completed scientific university studies in areas of chemistry, pulp technology, process engineering or wood technology
  • At least 5 years of industrial work experience in the sepcific field, ideally in an industrial environment, with realisation of product and/or process development projects
  • Several years of experience in managing employees
  • Sound knowledge of project management, process management, innovation management
  • Very good written and spoken German and English
  • Good networking skills
  • Confident handling of MS-Office
  • Hands-on mentality

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Das Technikum Laubholz ist eine neue unabhängige außeruniversitäre Forschungseinrichtung. Wir entwickeln innovative und hochwertige Anwendungen für Laubholz. Differenzierung durch Innovation, Nachhaltigkeit, Individualisierung und Konzentration auf höchste Wertschöpfung.