CTO (m/f/d)

As the CTO, you will play a pivotal role in driving our company's vision to transform cement production through the integration of Concentrated Solar Power technology. Leveraging pilot successes, your responsibility will be to lead the R&D efforts, taking the technology from its current stage to industrial demonstrators and semi-industrial pilots.


Technology Leadership

  • Lead the development and implementation of pyro-processing by integration of high temperature renewable heat.
  • Establish and implent integartion strategy

R&D Management

  • Drive ongoing R&D initiatives, ensuring continuous innovation
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and address technical challenges

Project Management

  • Direct the planning and execution of pilot-scale projects - from conceptualization, system engineering to implementation
  • Ensure projects meet quality, timeline and budgetary expectations
  • Manage projects with large external activities


  • Foster collaborations with internal teams, external partners, suppliers and research institutions to advance technologiy development in a multicultural environment
  • Represent the company in industry forums and collaborations

Regulatory Compliance

  • Stay abreast of industry regulations and standards related to renewable heat, clinker production and other industrial processes with high heat demand
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulations


  • Ph.D. or advanced degree in Mechanical and Thermal Engineering, Chemical Engineering or a related field
  • Proven track record of 5+ years in a leadership role with focus on technology development in the energy or industrial sector
  • Experience with high temperature industrial processes and their energetic aspects
  • Knowledge in heat integration in industrial processes
  • Strong understanding of industrial processes, preferably in the cement, steel or related industry
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to drive innovation and bring novel technologies to market
  • Comfortable working in a start-up environment and navigating ambiguity
  • Excellent communication and networking skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences

A unique opportunity awaits you! Lead a transformative initiative and be part of a revolutionairy approach towards sustainable technology. Our client offers a competitive compensation package with co-founders' incentives. A collaborative and innovative work environment with frequent on-site project missions. Multicultural and transdisciplinary working environment.

If you are a dynamic and visionary leader with a passion for green energy and a proven track record in bringing innovative ideas to fruition, we invite you to be part of this amazing journey.

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Facts about the job

Contract type
permanent job
Coopers Group AG