Director Innovation (m/f/d)

For the further expansion of our international innovation activities, we are looking for a Director Innovation (m/f/d)

Your tasks

  • Responsibility of the four employees of our innovation unit
  • Close exchange with the management for the expansion of corporate activities outside the core business
  • Technology scouting and university cooperation
  • Responsibility for all start-up activities including cooperations and participations
  • Operational management of the LAUDA Innovation Lab in Sunnyvale (California/USA)
  • Analysis and development of promising business areas 
  • Visits to meetings and conferences including presentations and participation in panels

Your profile

  • Completed technical or scientific studies (Master/PhD)
  • Excellent business understanding
  • Leadership experience, ideally in a start-up or innovation lab, among other things
  • Good methodological knowledge in innovation management and design thinking
  • Knowledge of German and English, each level C2 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Independence, communication skills and willingness to travel to the headquarters in Lauda-Königshofen and California

If you are interested in this varied work, please send your complete application documents including salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date directly to our HR department. We look forward to receiving your application.


Everyone is talking about the future – You actively shape it.

With 510 employees and EUR 90 million in annual turnover as well as twelve foreign subsidiaries, LAUDA is the global leader in the manufacture of innovative Constant temperature equipment and systems for science, application technology and production.

Do you have questions?

Norbert Prause
Director Human Resources

+49 0 9343 503-376

Our website uses cookies. You can change the cookie setting at any time. Please read our privacy policy for more information.
By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies.




Information gets more and more important for successful sales and service processes. With LAUDA PartnerNet we offer you a tool which will help you to find very fast the data you need serving your customers.