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Head of Wood Pulping



Do you want to be part of changing the foundations for our sustainable lives of tomorrow and are you very good at motivating yourself?

Then come and join us!

The Technikum Laubholz is a newly founded non-university top-level research institution for the development and transfer of innovative processes and products from hardwood and other renewable raw materials for industry in Baden-Württemberg and beyond.



  • The opportunity to help shaping the green future of our planet
  • The opportunity to help building a start-up company
  • Comprehensive training in a challenging and varied field of activity
  • Independent work with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Regular feedback meetings and a wide range of development opportunities through needs-based training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and a permanent employment contract
  • Mobile working and modern technical equipment
  • Attractive performance-related remuneration
  • Company-sponsored pension scheme
  • Open and dynamic corporate and communication culture
  • Subsidised canteen meals and free hot and cold drinks
  • Railcard50
  • Support in the event of a change of residence
  • Parking spaces directly in front of the company buildings



  • Management of the Timber Digestion Department
  • Establishment of the new department
  • Identifying the required positions and describing the job requirements
  • Staff management and promotion
  • Development of new projects
  • Responsibility for the timely implementation of projects
  • Implementing and continuously improving processes
  • Optimisation and maintenance of internal processes and interfaces
  • Responsibility for compliance with legal regulations in the department
  • Processing the department’s invention notifications
  • Supporting the project managers with administrative tasks
  • Data protection coordinator for the department
  • Budget responsibility for the department
  • Networking within the department
  • Reports to the Scientific Executive Board



  • 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 field with the implementation of product and/or process development projects
  • Proven experience in disciplinary and technical leadership
  • Sound knowledge of project management, process management, innovation management
  • Very good written and spoken German and English
  • A high degree of self-motivation and independence
  • Ability to motivate and inspire others
  • A high degree of teamwork
  • Ability and willingness to lead departments
  • Solution-oriented action
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Flexible, open-minded and able to compromise
  • Very good networking in the department and the industry

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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.