We have as little to do with the fascination for Formula 1 racing as we have over the wonderful feelings you experience at a great concert. However – you will often find OXEA products in the fuel for racing cars, in car body paints, in the many plastics used in sound engineering, and in DVD and Blu-ray discs. OXEA is one of the world‘s largest manufacturers of Oxo products and is Number 1 in the Merchant Market. We are economically sound and continually growing – with a strong environmentally green conscience and a respect for cultural values. With approximately 1400 employees worldwide, we offer a working environment with a streamlined hierarchy which provides a wide variety of responsibilities that will challenge you professionally and provide opportunities to advance your career development.

Team Lead Process Engineering & Development I&T (m/f/d)


Oberhausen, DE, 46147


Responsible for leading a team of engineers and technicians in developing process options/alternatives in oxo chemicals processes, and in ensuring and improving technical availability and capabilities of laboratories and piloting facilities. 


  • Identify, initiate and execute projects in process optimization and process development, in close cooperation with piloting team, operations, operational excellence group, project engineering
  • Ensure and improve technical availability of laboratory and pilot plants
  • Ensure safe and compliant work environment for the team
  • Lead and develop team of engineers and technicians
  • Responsible for maintenance and capex budget of I&T group
  • Responsible for change management process in Innovation & technology

Candidate profile

  • University degree in chemical or process engineering
  • 5 years experience in process engineering and development in the chemical industry
  • Strong interest in and aptitude for exploratory and experimental work in process design in an R&D environment
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills 6 teamwork
  • Experience with SAP tools (PM)
  • Proficiency in German and English languages