Head of Laboratory (m/w/d) Methacrylates

   Location: Darmstadt, Worms, Deutschland (DE)
   Job Function: Innovation Management
   Career Level: Professionals
   Company: Röhm GmbH

As a leading supplier of methacrylate chemicals worldwide we are active in various markets and supply our products for a wide range of applications. At Röhm our strength is our employees. With their creativity and passion, they actively contribute to our success story. We promote an inclusive and open culture and advocate diversity in our teams. With Röhm, you will experience continuous learning in an international environment. Become part of our team and make your career goals come true.


  • Process engineering support, analysis, optimization and further development of existing processes under technical and economic aspects in Germany and abroad, especially at our Shanghai location
  • As part of the development teams: independent planning and processing as well as supervision of all aspects of process and product developments, including patent and literature research, equipment design, test planning and evaluation as well as scale-up in laboratory, pilot plant and plant tests
  • Active support in generating proprietary IP and analyzing FTO
  • Coordination of design and implementation of debottlenecking and optimization projects as well as support for investment projects, e.g. PAAG analyzes
  • Coordination of the implementation of improvement projects in production scale, mainly at the Shanghai location, including know-how transfer with the Innovation Management Darmstadt
  • Documentation and presentation of R&D results
  • Coordination of the interface to the process simulation team and to the Global Technology Management team
  • Technical guidance of approx. 1-2 employees, including drafting and controlling of budgets, project pipeline and further development measures



  • Successfully completed diploma or master’s degree (FH) in the field of process engineering, chemical technology or chemical engineering
  • Professional experience in the areas of reaction and / or separation technology, also with project management
  • Interest in working in international projects, a temporary stay abroad is possible (several times for a few weeks per year)
  • Reliability, personal responsibility and initiative as well as the ability to work in a team, flexibility and resilience
  • Proficient skills in all MS Office programs are a prerequisite; user skills for special process engineering software, e.g. Aspen (R) Manufacturing Suite, Aspen (R) Plus or CAD software, are desirable
  • Very good communication skills in written and spoken German, English and Mandarin


To ensure the fastest processing of your application please apply online via our careers portal at https://www.roehm.com/en/career.

If you have any questions regarding your application or the application process please contact: Mirela-Maria Burkhart
 at mirela.burkhart@roehm.com and refer to the Requisition ID cited below.


Roehm America LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please inform us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or perform the job.


Please note that Röhm will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Röhm 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 Röhm 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.

Requisition ID:  1026