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Senior R&D Lab Chemist Catalyst

Senior R&D Lab Chemist Catalyst

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Become part of Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH (Novolen). For over 50 years our Novolen® technology is one of the leading polypropylene technologies with 22 million tons of annual production licensed capacity. Novolen® technology also includes NHP® catalysts for the production of the high-performance polypropylene products PPure™, Novolen Enhance™ and Novolen CirPPlus™, which find their application in a variety of consumer products.

Novolen is part of the globally active Lummus Technology group that also has an emphasis on Green Circle technologies with a focus on polymer recycling. In addition to developing, elaborating and offering process and plant concepts for the production of polypropylene, our range of activities also includes the development and optimization of polypropylene catalysts and propylene polymers, their testing and evaluation, as well as technical consulting and support for licensees on our way to zero carbon processes.

For Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH in Ludwigshafen / Germany we are looking for a Senior R&D Lab Chemist Catalyst (m/f/d) to join our Catalyst R&D team at earliest date possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of heterogeneous catalysts and their optimization in modern olefin polymerization processes
  • Managing a team of 2 - 3 chemical laboratory technicians within R&D project environment
  • Analysis, review, and evaluation of analytical data generated in the laboratory
  • Knowledge and evaluation of the latest patent applications and scientific literature in the field
  • Ensuring compliance and enforcement of safety rules as well as company policies
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with polymer and process experts as well as external cooperation partners in an international environment


  • Completed studies as a Chemist or Chemical Engineer
  • PhD with 10 years of professional experience in polyolefin catalysis with focus on support material synthesis
  • Analytical and leadership skills
  • Methodical, solution-oriented approach to work
  • Initiative, independence and ability to work in a team
  • Experience with Advanced Data Evaluation tools desirable
  • Fluent English both written and spoken, German is highly appreciated

We offer:

  • Employment in a steadily growing company in a crisis-proof industry
  • Permanent employment contract
  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Vacation pay, end-of-year compensation
  • Pension plan
  • Challenging tasks, short decision-making processes and a lot of personal responsibility
  • Very good work-life balance due to trust-based working hours and the possibility of mobile working
  • International environment
  • Familiar working atmosphere
  • Regular employee events
  • Induction with "job mentor"
  • Continuing education and training opportunities
  • Company health management
  • Weekly fruit basket and free drinks (coffee, tea, water)
  • Employee offers from corporate benefits

At Lummus Technology, innovation, excellence and family values are extremely important to us. We bring our employees together with the work that we do, the technology that we develop, and the training and development initiatives we support.

Unlike most companies, we have low turnover, and we retain our amazing employees because of the unique way we work together. Our people are some of the smartest, most dedicated and capable people in our industry. The biggest reason we are so successful is because we truly care about each other, and that is why we are special. Many of us have spent our entire career at Lummus; we take pride in our history, our current success, and our future is bright.

Knowledge transfer and mentoring are essential in order to ensure our employees’ success for the future. As a new employee, you will receive in-depth technical training, growth, and support from brilliant technology leaders that are world renown for their expertise. As part of a global company, you will have the opportunity to work with people with extremely diversified backgrounds.

This is us; this is Lummus. Would you like to be part of the Lummus Technology Family?

Primary Location DE-RP-Ludwigshafen
Job R & D Lab
Employee Status Direct / Regular
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Sep 28, 2023, 3:38:52 AM

Unternehmen im Überblick

501 bis 1.000 Mitarbeiter
Energie- & Versorgungswirtschaft
Energie, Bergbau, Versorgungswirtschaft
Unbekannt/Nicht zutreffend

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