Head of Global Technology Group (m/f/d)

The ALTANA Group develops and manufactures high-quality, innovative specialty chemical products. With us, you can help shape many important details of the world of the future. Our four divisions BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS, and ACTEGA have set worldwide standards in their markets. Our innovative products enable companies to develop technologies of the future today, technologies that make life easier, safer, and more comfortable. With sales of more than 2.2 billion euros, we are one of the world‘s most innovative, fastest-growing, and most profitable chemical companies. We currently employ about 6,500 people who have good ideas for the world of the future. Discover your decisive plus for your future. Bringing you many advantages.

ACTEGA develops, produces and distributes specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds with a focus on the packaging, graphic arts and medical industry. With production facilities in Europe, North and South America and China, we can react flexibly to customer requirements and provide technically advanced product solutions. Legally compliant products, specially tailored to the high safety standards of the food, pharmaceutical and toy industries, determine our innovation roadmap and activities. ACTEGA Rhenania with headquarter in Grevenbroich specializes in the development and production of special coatings and laminating adhesives for flexible packaging, rigid metal packaging and closures, with a focus on packaging for food, pet food and pharmaceutical products. Decades of experience in the field of colored product solutions and great expertise in globally applicable food regulations distinguish ACTEGA Rhenania.

Head of Global Technology Group (m/f/d)

Your task structure

  • Global Coordination of R&D groups across all local sites of the Technology Group in alignment with requirements from the business line (e.g. assignment of projects to research or development groups)
  • Implementation of the global ACTEGA R&D strategy and portfolio management within the Technology Group
  • Responsible for Product Development: development of new products as requested from Business Lines according to requirement profile and timeline
  • Responsible for Technology Development: foster building up technology know-how in relevant areas to be a technology leader
  • Building of advanced know-how and scientific competency
  • Personal and professional development of team and individuals of the Technology Group
  • Support of local sites and departments in requests where R&D know-how is beneficial

Your recipe for success

  • Chemical background and know-how in focus of the Technology Group: Ability to drive innovative technologies and trends for the Technology Group and to identify new market needs or better ways to meet existing ones
  • Management skills, experience and track record: Ability to successfully manage an international team of specialists in complex settings, working on different subject matters and in different locations
  • Experience in building up of technology know-how and managing of technology and product development projects
  • Leadership and coaching skills: Ability to motivate and inspire people and to build up the next generation of potential leaders
  • Strong communication skills, a balanced view, and a fair attitude with a truly global view
  • Excellent German and English skills (both written and spoken)

Your spectrum of advantages

 

In the ALTANA Group, you will work in a unique culture of innovation where the utmost importance is attached to promoting individual ideas and abilities as well as open, trusting interaction.

We invite you to get to know us better and to become part of our team. Discover your career plus in specialty chemistry. Please send us your application, preferably via our jobmarket www.altana.jobshttp://www.altana.jobs

ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact:

ACTEGA Rhenania GmbH | Human Resources | Ms. Kathrin Barth | Phone +49 2181 294-500 |

ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job number: AD00726

Legal entity: ACTEGA Rhenania GmbH

Location: Grevenbroich

Area of operations: Forschung & Entwicklung allgemein

ACTEGA Rhenania GmbH