Head of R&D (m/f)


Your field of responsibility:
• Disciplinary and professional management of the team process engineering as well as common further development of the employees
• Definition and control of strategic development projects in close collaboration with the management
• Market analysis, observation of technological trends, especially regarding new materials and processes. This also includes the complete field such as heat exchange processes, new calculation methods etc.
• Cooperation and realization of the development of new products as well as further development of existing products
• Technical support for complex lines during the drafting of contracts and the factory acceptance test of lines together with the customers
• Procedural design of components and complete lines
• Definition of edge conditions for the application of calculation methods such as FEM for flow and heat exchange processes
• Intensive contact with research institutes and important customers for technological exchange of ideas
• Support during customer complaints
• Ensuring procedural support of the sales department and the customers
• Tests for customers
• Responsibility for the publication of technical articles and presentations
• Support during risk assessment of lines and components

Your profile:
• Profound understanding of flow and heat exchange processes, especially with visco-elastic materials
• General knowledge and understanding of process technology in all fields of plastic processing
• Good basic knowledge of polymer chemistry and experience in using a wide range of polymers
• Basic knowledge of relevant standards and experience in preparing risk assessments
• High willingness to think in new directions, to venture and to realize new ideas
• Many years of experience in: extrusion and/or mechanical engineering
• Important: expertise in the field of extrusion
• Project and leadership experience
• Analytical skills and structured working method
• Profound understanding of processes and business contexts
• Excellent communication skills, bargaining strength and assertiveness
• Willingness to travel and mobility

• Degree in technical studies (University) with graduation (area of studies: plastics engineering, fluid engineering, heat transfer technology)

We offer:
• Permanent position with attractive, performance-based compensation
• Varied and responsible field of activity in an internationally active company
• Possibility to develop your know how in the long term
• Flexible working time model


Dr. Collin GmbH

Sportparkstrasse 2

85560 Ebersberg

Dr. Franz Grajewski

+49 (0)8092 / 2096-0


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DI Dr. Friedrich Kastner

Hall A6 – A6-6305