The Freudenberg Group, a global technology company with 48.000 employees in about 60 countries, develops leading-edge technologies, excellent products, solutions and services for more than 30 market segments. The business group Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions is the leading name for branded mechanical household products. Our company culture is innovative and multicultural, built and based on trust and integrity, openness and mutual respect. In all areas we count on highly talented, motivated and results-oriented employees, to continuously secure and expand our Vileda brand as the leader in the international markets.

To strengthen our team in Weinheim we are looking for you as

R&D Manager m/f
Cleaning Textiles

Your tasks


  • Manage R&D projects for cleaning textiles
  •  Drive Innovation and scouting for new products, technologies, and trends in the product segment
  •  Manage IP & competitive intelligence
  •  Support supply chain related projects (supplier change, cost reduction, ...)
  •  Manage a lab technician


Our expectations


  • Master in Science  or Master in Textile Engineering or Chemistry
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in R&D, Innovation Management, Project Management, product development and design preferably in global operating consumer goods Company
  • Very good to have: detailed technical know-how on textile cleaning cloths and wiping.
  • Product Management skills and sense of teamwork and accountability
  • Systematic, structured working approach
  • Good to very good English skills in spoken and written English
  • Very good leadership and communicatiton skills with the ability to  communicate technical information to different levels of the organization.


We offer a profound onboarding program and a challenging position in a successful company. You can expect an adequate compensation package, social company benefits and individual training programs. Benefit from interdisciplinary and motivated teams in an international work environment and experience a long-term perspective and career opportunities in our global technology group.

Have we awakened your interest? Then apply directly online in English, indicating the earliest starting date and your desired salary.

Do you have any questions?

Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions GmbH
Brigitte Faramia ∙ Human Resources ∙ Im Technologiepark 19 ∙ 69469 Weinheim ∙ +49 6201 80
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