Senior R&D Manager



We are seeking a Senior R&D Manager to drive the development of printing inks and coatings for flexible packaging in the EMEA region. The central tasks include the conception and processing of strategically important development projects in close cooperation with colleagues in the areas of purchasing, application technology, sales throughout the EMEA region, as well as in direct cooperation with suppliers and customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define strategic development goals in coordination with the Technology Leadership Team based on market studies.
  • Lead a team of approximately 5 employees.
  • Work closely with internal international interfaces and ensure structured and independent creative work.
  • Present and report development content up to top management.


  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the chemical industry.
  • Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or similar. (Preferably MS, Phd degree at chemistry or chemical engineering)
  • Excellent communication skills with international interfaces.
  • Ability to work independently and creatively.
  • Confidence in presenting and reporting development content to top management.

What We Offer:

  • Interesting opportunities for further development.
  • A globally active family business, Siegwerk. 2 days per week home office
  • Company paid private pension enrolment.
  • Learning Hub training opportunities (leadership, management, personal development, technical training...)
  • Individual development planning program
  • Social benefits (market gift card for religious festivals and New Year)
  • Social and volunteer clubs for employees to join based on their interests.