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Laboratory Manager, Wet-End Leather Chemicals, 70-80k

Laboratory Manager, Wet-End Leather Chemicals, 70-80k

As Laboratory Manager you will me responsible for all development projects, managing up to 8 laboratory staff with direct responsibility for 3 people whilst also being hands on with new developments by assisting the R&D team in feasibility studies, sourcing of raw materials and managing successful projects through to pilot-plant scale up.

The company you will be working for specialise in the development and manufacture of of fat-liquors for leather treatment.

They invest heavily in new technology for leather treatment, so they are ahead of their competitors in terms of product offering in fat-liquors and wet-end leather chemicals, allowing them to be one of the most dominant players in the market.

Company Profile:

  • Headquarters located in the Stuttgart area

  • Developed wet-wipe chrome free tanning

  • International team of 10 leather technicians

  • Family owned company with almost 130 years of history

  • Over 500 employees worldwide


  • Management of the laboratory including direct management of 3 employees

  • Hands-on development of new formulations

  • Purchasing of raw materials

  • Quality control, testing and safety data sheet administration


  • 8 years experience in development of fat-liquors

  • Previous team leadership experience

  • Degree in Chemistry preferred

  • German fluent

For a confidential discussion about this position or other opportunities in Research & Development send an up to date Microsoft Word version of your CV to Arthur Mills at NonStop Chemical on or call me in Germany on +49 892 109 3363 or in Switzerland on +41 43 508 0817.

I am the specialist consultant for Research and Development in the Paints & Coatings Industry.

I offer positions at seniorities from Associate through to Director level for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

If you are a Coatings Professional in R&D and are looking for new opportunities then feel free contact me for a confidential discussion.

Elsewise, if you are looking to hire these professionals for your company then contact me for a free consultation.

R&D / Research & Development / Lab Manager / Leather / Fatliquors / Formulation / Tanning / Dying / Finishing / Oleochemicals / Chemicals / Germany / Baden-Wurttemburg / Stuttgart / Management / Team Leader / F & E / Forschung & Entwicklung / Leder / Fettungsmittel / Formulierung / Sonnen / Sterben / Chemie / Deutschland / Teamleiter / Ledertechnik