R&D Cen­ter Man­ager (m/f/d)

Weiqiao Germany GmbH is a European sub­si­di­ary of the Chinese Shan­dong Weiqiao Pion­eer­ing Group. The group includes 3 lis­ted com­pan­ies — two of which are lis­ted in Hong Kong, 12 domest­ic and over­seas pro­duc­tion sites and over 100,000 employ­ees world­wide. The com­plete value chains of the tex­tile and alu­min­um indus­tries are covered by the group. The task of the European sub­si­di­ary is, among oth­er things, to pro­mote sus­tain­able innov­a­tion and to accom­pany the com­pany from a purely man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pany to a smart man­u­fac­tur­ing company.

WEIQIAO European Tech­no­logy Innov­a­tion Cen­ter is expec­ted to become a lead­ing European research facil­ity and integ­ra­tion plat­form for advanced indus­tri­al applic­a­tions, and a focal point for glob­al tal­ents in related indus­tries. Cur­rent R&D areas are light­weight tech­no­logy, new energy, recyc­ling and tex­tile. As head of our R&D cen­ter, you will carry out sci­entif­ic and tech­no­lo­gic­al research and devel­op­ment work for a lead­ing com­pany in the field of alu­min­um alloy mater­i­als and light­weight applic­a­tion technology.

Your tasks

  • Respons­ib­il­ity
    Respons­ib­il­ity for the estab­lish­ment of research and devel­op­ment capa­cit­ies and the estab­lish­ment of an innov­a­tion team for research and devel­op­ment of new materials.
  • Plan­ning, Research & Devel­op­ment
    Plan­ning, as well as research and devel­op­ment of new products and applic­a­tion forms in con­nec­tion with new mater­i­al devel­op­ment strategies to cre­ate mar­ket and tech­no­logy drivers.
  • Estab­lish­ing
    - Estab­lish a research and devel­op­ment sys­tem for new mater­i­als
    - Guid­ing intern­al research team to con­duct research and devel­op­ment, and
    - Pro­mot­ing the research and innov­a­tion skills of new employees

Your pro­file

  • More than 10 years of pro­fes­sion­al exper­i­ence in the field of alu­min­um alloy devel­op­ment and pro­cessing technology
  • Extens­ive exper­i­ence in lead­ing for­ward-look­ing tech­no­logy research and devel­op­ment teams
  • Strong com­mu­nic­a­tion and organ­iz­a­tion­al skills as well as good team lead­er­ship skills
  • Profound the­or­et­ic­al expert­ise and extens­ive sci­entif­ic research experience
  • Strong abil­ity to con­duct sci­entif­ic research, abil­ity to innovate
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Our offer

  • Access to the know-how of the Weiqiao Pionieer­ing Group
  • Support from the Weiqiao network
  • Col­legi­al and open-minded work­ing atmosphere
  • A famil­i­ar work­ing envir­on­ment with flat hierarchies
  • Inde­pend­ent and autonom­ous work
  • Team events and employ­ee benefits
  • Free­dom to devel­op your own ideas


Please send your applic­a­tion doc­u­ments (cov­er let­ter, cur­riculum vitae, ref­er­ences as well as your desired salary and earli­est pos­sible start­ing date) by e‑mail to:

WEIQIAO Germany GmbH
Kais­traße 2
40221 Düs­sel­dorf