Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH

Novolen is a leader in polypropylene techno­logy, with worldwide licensed capacity of over 11 million metric tons, and more than 50 years of experience in the development of poly­pro­pylene resins used in the production of a wide variety of consumer products.

Novolen is part of the Technology business sector of McDermott.

Novolen offers full solutions for poly­pro­pylene plants and is providing constant support starting from the planning phase, through project execution, construction and plant start up, into operational day-to-day business.

Novolen offers full support to licensees with immediate access to process and product improvements, product marketing assistance and plant operation support.

Product Development & Application
Manager Polypropylen (m/f)

In Mannheim we are looking for a Polymer Chemist / Polymer Engineer to join our Technology Department to fill the position of a Product Development and Application Manager (m/f) in the field of Polypropylene at earliest date possible.




  • Initiates and manages product development projects according to the company project management process
  • Documents and presents work results
  • Provides technical support and services to our customers worldwide in the field of product development and application
  • Overlooks the polypropylene market worldwide
  • Supports our customers in developing their product portfolio and marketing strategy
  • Interacts with our technology licensing business in bidding and proposal processes
  • Works together with other departments in our organization (e.g. laboratory, technology, sales, key account management)
  • Overlooks technical publications and IP environment in the field and provides support to patent work
  • Represents Novolen on conferences and shows




  • College degree -higher degree preferred- in Chemistry or Engineering with strong background in polymer science / polymer processing, preferable in the field of polypropylene
  • Advanced knowledge in polymer materials and / or polymer processing demonstrated by 2+ years professional experience in the industry or doctoral degree is required
  • Strong customer focus, understands the needs of clients
  • Fluent business German and English skills are required, further language skills would be a plus
  • Structured, solution oriented work approach and capability to work in teams
  • Good verbal, and written communication and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal and multicultural skills
  • Self-motivated and dependable working style, willingness to take over responsibility – also when under high work load
  • Skilled in using standard software and new communication media
  • Willingness to travel worldwide


We offer you the opportunity to work within a highly motivated team in an international, multicultural and challenging work environment.


Interested? Please send us your full application or apply online via (1701303).

Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH

Personalabteilung · Gottlieb-Daimler-Strasse 8 · Mannheim ·