We are looking for you: Head of Operations (m/f/d)


Venture Team: BOXLAB Services

Chemovator is the business incubator of BASF. We provide a protected space to build commercial ventures from unconventional ideas. Our Venture Teams take full ownership of their idea, creatively explore their business, learn fast and pivot beyond corporate boundaries.

Our Venture Team BOXLAB Services has developed a tailor-made and sustainable service solution for packaging and labels to improve supply chain processes in the chemical industry by reducing waste, costs and complexity with a faster and easier way of replacing damaged boxes and securing sales volume. For more information, have a look at here.

We now want to take BOXLAB to the next level. We are looking for a motivated and highly self-driven expert to join our journey. Are you the right one to run our internal build-up?

Your role

  • You take responsibility for all internal processes together with the founder of BOXLAB Services
  • You identify optimization potential
  • You are responsible for all commercial activities, e.g. accounting, recruiting of new staff members or maintenance of the customer database
  • You lead the operational employees and support them to complete our products in time and according to high-quality standards
  • You are the first customer contact and you guarantee customer retention as well as the operational onboarding of new customers
  • You take care of procurement of new materials

You offer

  • You have a commercial education or a university degree and minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a commercial function within the industrial sector
  • You complement your business profile with an affinity for IT-supported processes and services
  • You already gained first leadership experiences and you enjoy guiding people
  • Your communication skills are excellent (in German as well as in English)
  • You feel comfortable with handling suppliers and customers and you have an outstanding customer orientation
  • You describe yourself as a highly structured and pragmatic person, big team player and with your excellent organizational skills, you love to work in a dynamic environment

We offer

  • A steady interaction and dialogue with experienced experts from two worlds – corporate BASF and external startup network
  • Use the mass of experiences of your colleagues and our Entrepreneurs in Residence to develop yourself and your Venture further
  • Flexible working time and mobile work as well as usual perks of a company in the startup environment, e.g. job-ticket, free drinks and an inspiring atmosphere within an unconventional location in Ludwigshafen / Mannheim
  • A competitive salary and the opportunity to be part of the upcoming foundation of a BOXLAB company as a Co-Founder

Are you interested?

Nothing is set in stone yet, so your input is highly welcome. Please contact Lisa Raschke (lisa.raschke@chemovator.com or +49 621 60 78542) with your relevant documents. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Your contact for HR related questions: