Group Leader - Dietary Safety

 knoell Germany GmbH  Leverkusen, Mannheim
We have been an independent service provider for the agrochemical and industrial chemical industry since 1996, with currently over 570 employees at sites in Europe, Asia and the USA. As a leading service provider with an international focus, we offer comprehensive advice on the registration of agrochemicals, biocides, industrial chemicals, veterinary pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnological pharmaceuticals.

Activities and responsibilities

  • Lead a group of scientists located in Mannheim / Leverkusen; colleagues from global knoell subsidiaries are associated (matrix structure)
  • Develop the group in close cooperation with the Business Unit Leader and the management team in terms of team building, knowledge, cooperation with all related groups, and knoell’s business strategy
  • Communicate and closely co-operate with our clients, promote the knoell services within and outside our client network
  • Closely cooperate with the related group leaders and integrate the group into the global knoell community
  • Build-up, maintain and share practical knowledge
  • Manage resources within the group
  • Promote economic thinking and behavior within the group

Qualification profile

  • University degree in agriculture, food chemistry, biology or related disciplines
  • Experience in dossier preparation for dietary safety in the context of the registration of crop protections products in the EU and/or worldwide would be a benefit
  • Decision-making ability
  • Strong motivation with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team playing skills; service oriented personality and attitude
  • Quick learner, able to react to new challenges
  • Very good language skills in English and German (spoken and written)


  • You will be working in a modern, professional, fast-growing, internationally active organisation with a high degree of responsibility and independence
  • Intensive on-the-job training will be provided in a competent multidisciplinary team
  • Detailed induction training course for new employees
  • Our knoell academy offers various training opportunities
  • We support the compatibility of work and family by offering flexible working hours as well as childcare subsidy
  • We offer the opportunity to participate in the company pension scheme
  • Under specific conditions you have the chance to participate in the employee participation program
Location   Mannheim or Leverkusen

Starting date    February 1st, 2019

Send application to

knoell Germany GmbH
Human Resources
Konrad-Zuse-Ring 25
D-68163 Mannheim

Mrs. Nadja Seiler, phone +49 621 718858-136
Mrs. Isabelle Kästel, phone +49 621 718858-256

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 2018-46/JV

About knoell Germany GmbH

Die knoell Germany GmbH  ist seit 1996 als unabhängiger Dienstleister mit nunmehr über 570 Mitarbeitern an Standorten in Europa, in Asien und in den USA aktiv. Als industrienaher Dienstleister mit internationaler Ausrichtung bieten wir umfassende Beratung in der Registrierung von Agrochemikalien, Bioziden, Industriechemikalien, Tierarzneimitteln, Medizinprodukten und biotechnologischen...

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