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Job Title English (f/m/x)
Jobbezeichnung Deutsch (w/m/x)

Full-Time Job Offer
Location: Buchholz in der Nordheide (near Hamburg, DE)

We are tackling global plastic pollution! Do you want to help us?


Do you have trained experience as a laboratory technician? Are you passionate about sustainable solutions? Are you looking for an opportunity to grow alongside an ambitious start-up and support us in our daily laboratory operations? Then we are looking for you!


About traceless

We are a young company - with a big vision: a future free of pollution and waste! At traceless, we engineer advanced biomaterials that integrate into nature's biological cycle without leaving a trace. Our innovative technology allows us to produce biomaterials from plant residues that are naturally compostable and holistically sustainable. Now we need laboratory support to replace as much plastic and bioplastic as possible with our materials - and that's where you come in!

About the position


As our Laboratory Technician (f/m/x), you will be responsible for scientific support and maintaining an efficient laboratory environment. In doing so, you will greatly aid scientists and engineers in their daily laboratory tasks at traceless and help them reach their targets. Your support helps us to develop traceless into the market leader in the field of compostable biomaterials.

  • You conduct routine investigations related to research and customer projects

  • You assist scientists and engineers in ongoing experiments and tasks.

  • You assist with logistical considerations to include equipment, materials, and laboratory needs

  • You collect data and samples related to ongoing projects

  • You record, compile, process, and analyse data and samples from routine scientific investigations

  • You repair and maintain laboratory and field equipment.

  • You maintain a clean and safe laboratory work environment.

  • You present results and observations to other via formal and/or informal scientific conferences

  • You perform other duties as assigned



Your qualification

  • You have completed a vocational training as a chemical/laboratory technician, with at least 1 year of laboratory experience OR

  • You have a university degree in a scientific discipline with at least 2 years of laboratory experience

  • You are able to manage multiple priorities in order to meet deadlines

  • You are able to establish harmonious and effective working relationships

  • You are also practically minded and do not shy away from getting your hands dirty

  • You think innovatively & solution-oriented, are a team player and have a sense of humor

  • You are highly proficient in both spoken and written English


What we offer you

At traceless, you get a job with purpose! A team of passionate experts is waiting for you, united by strong company values, a pioneering spirit and the ecological impact we achieve together. Here you get the opportunity to make a real difference with your skills and expertise, driving traceless forward and, beyond that, the green transformation of our economy.

You have the freedom to independently develop solutions, take on responsibility and improve our production. We offer you a unique team spirit and flat hierarchies in which you can grow together with us. You will spend your working days in an innovative work environment with start-up flair at the ISI Zentrum in Buchholz i.d.N., with remote working options.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We would still like to hear from you - you might be just the right person for this or other roles!


We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. Therefore, we welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/worldview, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity.

How to apply


To apply, send us your CV via email to careers(at) and tell us in a form of your choice (e.g. in a short text or video) why you are the right person for our team. We're looking forward to getting to know you!


Produktentwicklung, Product Development, Chemikant, Laboratory Technician, Labortechnikerin, Labortechniker, Laborant, Laborantin, Plastics, Kunststofftechnik, Nachhaltigkeit, Sustainability, Greentech, Impact, Purpose Jobs, Bioökonomie, Bioeconomy, Biomaterialien, Biomaterials, Biokunststoff, Bioplastics, Biobased, Biotechnologie, Biotechnology, New Materials, Innovation, Hamburg, Buchholz, Niedersachsen, Deutschland, Germany, Europa, Europe

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