At Leilac we’re passionate about enabling the transition to a carbon neutral world by providing the most compelling decarbonisation solution for global cement and lime.

Our purpose-driven team members are unwavering in their commitment to solve this urgent global challenge for industry, global society and our planet.

Working at Leilac

Simon Thomsen Engineer from Leilac

On a daily basis, we’re working on the frontline to preserve our planet and our way of life.

We know the actions we take today will determine whether we avoid the worst effects of climate change, and which companies will survive and thrive in a carbon constrained world.

We’re scientists, engineers, project managers and innovators. We’re team players and collaborators. And we’re each applying our unique skills and Leilac’s breakthrough technology to create sustainable industries and a sustainable planet.

Employees at Leilac's plant

A career with Leilac provides the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally as part of a down-to-earth, caring, honest and ingenious team that shares your passion and values.

Meet some of our team

Introducing Rana Hawly

Procurement Manager

Introducing Simon Thomsen

Chief Technology Officer

Introducing Tom Hills

Technical Lead, Process Development

Introducing Youssef Aaraj

Process Engineer
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Leilac’s vision is the rapid creation of sustainable cement and lime for industry, global society and our planet.

Our values provide the foundation of our culture. They guide our thinking and behaviours, propelling us towards our vision.

Sense of urgency

Means we embrace the rate of change necessary to align with climate targets. We are committed to making a sustainable future a reality.

Positive impact

Is what drives us in our work, every day. We are driven to use our unique skills to prevent future harm to our planet.


Reflects our ability to think outside the box, to challenge each other and adapt quickly to new opportunities.


Means we are a purpose-driven company and determined to make a positive difference for the long-term.


Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is not just a moral imperative, it is foundational to driving innovation and business success. Diversity is a key focus for Leilac.


At the core of our spirit is teamwork. We are a down-to-earth, caring, honest, ingenious and dedicated team of people working together to solve global challenges.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

Leilac’s innovation, development and partnership initiatives are aligned with the Global Goals, helping to accelerate our work in delivering the transition to a carbon neutral world.

Current job opportunities

Payroll Manager

Are you a hands-on Payroll Manager with experience from a global organisation, with a strong understanding of EU, UK and US payroll schemes?

As a key member of our Finance Team, we are seeking a Payroll Operations Manager who will play a critical role in ensuring the accuracy, compliance, and efficiency of payroll operations across multiple countries within our international organization. We are a global organisation, and you will oversee and manage payroll processes for employees located in the European Union, United Kingdom, US, and Australia, ensuring strict adherence to local laws and regulations.

Want to be a part of a truly purpose-driven business, working on innovative projects that makes a different in the world? Learn more and apply today.

Full Time Europe
Combustion Development Engineer

We are currently recruiting our new Combustion Development Engineer to help design and implement our revolutionary technology.

In this role, you’ll take on a range of responsibilities, including overseeing the implementation of natural gas combustion systems, collaborating with design and mechanical teams, and ensuring safety standards compliance. You’ll also play a crucial role in our R&D efforts, exploring innovative combustion concepts and driving continuous improvement. If you’re ready to take your engineering career to the next level and be part of a purpose-driven organization, we want to hear from you.

Full Time Europe
R&D Manager

Leilac is in search for a new R&D Manager. Lead a global team in experimental testing, driving high-quality data collection across diverse facilities.

Develop robust documentation and processes, validating technology models crucial for advancement. Based in Europe, with a preference for Belgium, this role offers remote work and occasional travel, ensuring a balanced lifestyle. You have a technical expertise and experience from a similar role, and a passion for innovation.

Full Time Europe
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

We’re looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to support the engineering design and development of Leilac’s calciner technology.

The role will support the technology development through all phases of project execution, from feasibility to commissioning and operations, requiring a focus on design, R&D and optimization. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will assist in the design and development of pilot plants, prototypes and test apparatus, will develop test and validation plans and will support physical testing. This will require you to take ownership of particular design areas, to drive and deliver the tasks and responsibilities assigned by the lead project engineers and other business leaders.

Dependent on specific project requirements, the role will also require specifying and selecting mechanical equipment, designing the integration of equipment in new and existing plant and liaising with various disciplines to ensure design integrity for lime and cement plant systems.

Project Manager APAC

Exciting opportunity for a talented Project Manager to work at a fast-growing and innovative company developing leading industrial decarbonisation solutions!

As a Project Manager at Leilac, you will lead vital engineering projects, oversee scoping studies, and drive early design development within the CO2 decarbonisation business of Calix. The role involves ensuring the successful delivery of the engineering works, programme managing and reporting across all scoping and early design projects, ensuring that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner to its conclusion.

Full Time APAC
Pilot Plant Engineer

We’re seeking a Pilot Plant Engineer for our cutting-edge Leilac-1 pilot plant in Belgium.

As a vital part of our team, you’ll ensure safe operations, drive upgrades, and contribute to efficiency projects. Embrace a purpose-driven culture where innovation thrives, and diversity is celebrated. Make a positive impact while enjoying personal and professional growth, competitive rewards, and the chance to work on groundbreaking solutions that shape the world.

Full Time Belgium
Pilot Plant Manager

Leilac is looking for a Pilot Plant Manager for its unique decarbonisation technology pilot plant located in Lixhe, Belgium. A fluent French speaker, the Pilot Plant Manager will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the pilot plant and lead the operations. This role will also be responsible for ensuring safe execution of upgrade and optimisation projects, managing routine and as required maintenance and repairs including all required contractors and suppliers.

The right candidate will have on-site experience from cement or mineral processing plants, excellent project management skills, and a chemical or process engineering degree. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in R&D and wants to be the part of a solution for a more sustainable cement production.

Full Time Belgium
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