RD & I Manager (m/w),

Germany, Hesse, Frankfurt am Main

Business unit: Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel ist das größte Unternehmen für Farben und Lacke weltweit und ein führender Produzent von Spezialchemikalien. Wir sind in vielen wichtigen Marktsegmenten tätig, von Bauwesen und Infrastruktur bis hin zu Transport, Industrie und Konsumgütern. Wir sind auch führend im Bereich der Nachhaltigkeit und rangieren an oberster Stelle des Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In der Praxis bedeutet dies, dass unsere nachhaltigen Lösungen jeden Tag in Ihrem Leben und im Leben Ihrer Freunde und Familie präsent sind: Wir sind der entscheidende Faktor, damit Sie Ihre täglichen Aufgaben erledigen können.


Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals in Frankfurt is looking for you as a
Technical Manager RD&I (m/w)
Your Tasks:
- Lead new product development projects
- Screen market needs and product ideas
- Deliver new and differentiated products to market in time and in budget 
- Lead research & development team in Frankfurt
- Align the RD&I team with the Performance Additives business plan
- Ensure a safe and healthy work environment
- Maintain and/or improve the quality and consistency of the existing product portfolio
- React to customer and supplier requests in order to maintain business value and volume
- Support the core business

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Frankfurt am Main

Business unit

Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

Job family

Research, Development & Innovation

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- PhD in Chemistry or equivalent background
- Minimum 10 years of industrial experience
- Experience of leading a lab team
- In-depth knowledge of pressurized emulsion polymer synthesis
- Knowledge of drymix mortar applications is a benefit
- Demonstrated reputation for being respected as a leader, influential in the organization and a team player
- Ability to work in dynamic environment with competing priorities
- High commitment to excellence, collaboration and team achievement
- Excellent communication skills
- Very good knowledge of MS Office tool
- Fluency in English and German is mandatory
We are looking forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest availability date. If you have additional questions please do not hesitate to contact
Golnaz Mokhtarani
Talent Resourcing Partner
T +49 221 9 95 85 167