Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH

Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH (Novolen) is a leader in polypropylene technology, with worldwide licensed capacity of more than 17 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 worldwide operating Lummus Technology group.

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.

Business Development Manager Licensing (m/f/d)

In Mannheim we are looking for a Business Development Manager (m/f/d) to join our Licensing Sales team at earliest date possible.



  • Licensing sales of Novolen polypropylene technology to selected projects worldwide
  • Identification and development of new business opportunities
  • Support of development of global commercial and marketing strategies by providing market intelligence
  • Support of sales forecasting process
  • Development of sales strategy for individual proposals
  • Development and maintenance of client relationships
  • Coordination of proposal bid approval
  • Preparation of commercial offers and coordination of timely delivery of technical proposals
  • Review and approval of contract terms and conditions in coordination with management, legal and financial department
  • Negotiation of Engineering / License agreements


  • Suitable Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in Chemical Engineering
  • At least 10 years of experience in R&D, manufacturing, process design, technical support and/or technology licensing of polyolefins (preferable) or petrochemicals technologies
  • Previous experience in marketing/sales in an international environment, preferably in Technology sales
  • Capability of driving technology development based on market requirements and trends
  • Balance of strong technical and commercial capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, capability of influencing others, Team player
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with clients at all levels in the organization, incl. Top-Management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong negotiating skills
  • High degree of self-motivation and engagement, strong self-management skills
  • Knowledge of many cultures, international style, willingness to travel worldwide
  • Long-term view, stamina and patience

We offer you a versatile and varied job in a globally active company. You will have the opportunity to work in a supportive and professional team with short distances and close contact and benefit among others from a permanent employment with attractive remuneration, flexible working hours, a company pension scheme, very good working atmosphere and employee offers of corporate benefits.

Interested? Please send us your full application via e-mail.

Lummus Novolen Technology GmbH

Human Resources · Gottlieb-Daimler-Strasse 8 · 68165 Mannheim ·