We are currently searching for a Chief Technology Officer (m/w/d) based in Kaltenkirchen/Germany.

Main Tasks:

•  This Role is a strategic position to lead MENCK’s engineering and technology development as well as manage the day to day engineering priorities within the business. This includes the responsibility and accountability for overseeing the Group’s ongoing and future Technology strategy and procedures

•  Deliver and sustain an engineering team that is aligned to market requests, MENCK Group, Foundation cluster and Acteon business objectives and strategies  

•  Set and deliver the vision and strategy for the Engineering Group while ensuring that the alignment to the vision, values and goals of MENCK Group core business are maintained

•  Lead and deliver MENCK Group technology development plan while interfacing with the Foundation cluster and wider Acteon Group engineering personnel to maintain strategic alignment

•  Leading, building and develop a multi-disciplinary engineering team of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and software engineers in line with MENCK Engineering strategies and vision

•  Work with the Foundation Cluster companies to ensure a high level of engineering focus with any project reported issues managed through the respective cluster group operating company

Desired skills and experience:

•  Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing., MEng) or another appropriate technical proficiency, with competency in mathematical evaluation and modelling including FEM and associated technologies

•  Experience as an operational and strategic leader

•  Familiar with design methodologies, project management capabilities and technical authorship consistent with developing high competency and quality equipment designs

•  Ability to interface at all levels of management and leadership including investors

•  High in flexibility and adaptability while demonstrating initiatives and problem solving in an engineering environment

•  Strong people management and development skills, demonstrating excellent communication, influencing, interpersonal and leadership skills

•  Strong verbal and written communication skills to recipients of variable backgrounds, i.e. both technical and non-technical audience in clear, easy-to-understand, unambiguous and convincing manner, with excellent spoken and written German and English language fluency


We are looking forward to receiving your application. In case any questions may arise, please do not hesitate to contact Oliver Rheinlaender (phone +49 4191 911136 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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