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15

May

2018

Administrative Assistant (Maintenance & Engineering) - Bauxite, AR

The position supports the local management and respective departmentssby undertaking a variety of administrative, clerical and managerial Tasks.

The Administrative Assistant provides office services by implementing administrative systems and procedures as well as monitoring various administrative projects and reports.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Coordinate clerical and administrative work, to be effective and efficient in office procedures.

  • Perform and multi task all related administrative activities according to the office/departmental processes.

  • Act as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, (may incl. senior staff such as senior management, local management team, employees at all levels, customers and vendors).

  • Maintain workflow by studying methods; implementing cost reductions; and administrative support.

  • Work closely with respective department(s) to coordinate and facilitate administrative and clerical activities within the assigned special area at the location.

  • Effectively communicate with telephone system and email ensuring that all administrative duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

  • Ensure and support any operational/departmental change at the location through leading by example.

  • Support teamwork by involving, motivating and supporting employees on all levels of the organization.

  • Provide weekly, monthly and annual reports to inform management (local) of requested and compliance reports; to ensure continuous improvement and communication.

  • Review various reports and define any revisions or updates that are necessary and compliant for the smooth running of the location and/or specified department.

  • Responsible for coordinating and process required administrative and clerical documents to include: official corporation records, and Company training documentation.

  • Administrator of Maintenance and Engineering records related to the AMS System.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration preferred but not required

  • At least, one (1) to three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in an administrative Background

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to communicate with others and to transmit information in a clear and effective manner, able to write clearly, legibly and with good grammar.

  • Have the ability to listen to employee concerns and suggestions and absorb them.

  • Coordination and processing of required administrative and clerical documents.

  • Time management and organizational skills preferred

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Internet software and working knowledge of SAP preferred

 

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development

  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package

  • An international, highly motivated team with a spirit of performance, connectedness & appreciation

 

If you want to be part of a fast growing global company, please send your resume via email to: employment.bauxite@almatis.com

  • Coordination and processing of required administrative and clerical documents.

  • Time management and organizational skills preferred

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Internet software and working knowledge of SAP preferred


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14

May

2018

Applications & Market Development Manager, CPO - Leetsdale, PA

This position is responsible for providing technical support to respective Almatis customers and developing new products for the refractory market in the assigned region.

 

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Provide customers with technical product/application and manufacturing assistance to ensure maximization of Almatis product sales and profits and customer satisfaction in the ceramics, polishing and other markets.

  • Coordinate and follow-up on critical product and customer requests to provide the necessary communications link between Almatis customers and the Commercial & Production organizations.

  • Be the primary liaison for special customer/product requests, ensuring that any agreed upon specifications are consistent with production and laboratory capabilities.

  • Contribute to resolving customer complaints when problem is of technical nature.

  • Train and support the CPO and Customer Service Representatives to ensure a highly competent technical sales effort.

  • Identify new application and market opportunities for Almatis’ alumina-based products both within and outside of the ceramic, polishing and other industries through direct customer interface, society conferences, journal & trade literature and other contacts.

  • Assist in prioritizing the opportunities and managing the established new product development programs to completion. Assess competitor products to determine competitive threats or opportunities.

  • Provide input and assist in developing the annual North America Applications budget and monitor expenditures to ensure appropriate control in assigned areas.

  • Provide, maintain and update product data sheets and specifications for alumina product lines either as the acting Technical Product Champion (TPC) or as assigned by the TPC, according to the Almatis Product Life Cycle procedure.

  • Maintain frequent contacts with Institutes or Work Groups investigating independently in areas where Almatis’ products are or should be utilized.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Fundamental technical knowledge in material sciences gained through a university degree. Bachelor´s degree required, however, Master´s degree or higher preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, however, Master’s Degree or higher preferred with a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience. Materials and or Ceramic Engineering preferred.

  • Proven track record as Applications & Market Development Manager or in similar position is a given.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Professional knowledge in the field of ceramics, its production processes and end use markets. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development

  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package

  • An international, highly motivated team with a spirit of performance, connectedness & appreciation

 

If you want to be part of a fast growing global company, please send your resume via email to: Global.HumanResources@almatis.com


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18

Apr

2018

Reliability Engineer - Bauxite, AR

This position is responsible for developing, managing and coordinating the maintenance reliability programs and activities of the location (including those shared services if applicable) key assets, utilities and support equipment   (including mills, converters, kilns ball formers, compressors, water supply, waste water treatment etc.) through the use of personal knowledge, engineering resources, production coordinators and maintenance employees, to ensure maximum availability of these key assets, utilities and support equipment, while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the company. The reliability engineer is to identify and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations. He/she selects engineering techniques to solve problems and makes recommendations incl. the coordination of projects for process improvements.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Manage the reliability programs and risks involved to meet objectives in the areas of environmental health & safety, asset capability, quality and production.

  • Supports the E&M Team to identify best practices and improvement opportunities and coordinate the implementation of this within day to day activities or assigned projects.     

  • Supports the E&M Team that reliability and maintainability of equipment/installations and spare parts incl. the replacement of key equipment/spares are ensured. These goals are measured according to defined KPIs (such as downtimes, production losses, cost).

  • Provide engineering support and expertise to maintenance department for the selection, testing, installation and start-up of new production equipment required for safe, effective and efficient production of products.

  • Ensure proper documentation of activities and their results.

  • Provide reports related to the department activities, status of project milestones and adjust schedules accordingly and interface with stakeholders to provide updates and ensure needs are met as basis for corrective actions.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering or a related field in an industrial environment, from four-year College or university desired. Advanced degree in this or related field is highly desirable.

  • 1 - 2 Years of applicable experience (minimum) in production, engineering and/or maintenance preferably in midsized manufacturing companies in similar industries with international footprint.

  • Exposure to project engineering, plant maintenance, construction.

  • At least 2 years focused on reliability and/or engineering projects.

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Expert Knowledge and understanding in Requirement Analysis, Design Skills, Project Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills, Safety Management, Supervision, Performance Measurement

  • Must have knowledge of key equipment used in Production process preferably in Chemical Industry and knowledge of Toyota Production System (TPS) is preferred. Must exhibit strong analytical and reasoning skills

 

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development

  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package

  • An international, highly motivated team with a spirit of performance, connectedness & appreciation

 

If you want to be part of a fast growing global company, please send your resume via email to: employment.bauxite@almatis.com


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18

Apr

2018

Administrative Assistant (Operations, HR, EHS) - Bauxite, AR

The position supports the local management and respective departmentssby undertaking a variety of administrative, clerical and managerial Tasks.

The Administrative Assistant provides office services by implementing administrative systems and procedures as well as monitoring various administrative projects and reports.

 

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Coordinate clerical and administrative work, to be effective and efficient in office procedures.

  • Perform and multi task all related administrative activities according to the office/departmental processes.

  • Act as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, (may incl. senior staff such as senior management, local management team, employees at all levels, customers and vendors).

  • Maintain workflow by studying methods; implementing cost reductions; and administrative support.

  • Work closely with respective department(s) to coordinate and facilitate administrative and clerical activities within the assigned special area at the location.

  • Effectively communicate with telephone system and email ensuring that all administrative duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

  • Ensure and support any operational/departmental change at the location through leading by example.

  • Support teamwork by involving, motivating and supporting employees on all levels of the organization.

  • Provide weekly, monthly and annual reports to inform management (local & globally) of requested and compliance reports; to ensure continuous improvement and communication.

  • Review various reports and define any revisions or updates that are necessary and compliant for the smooth running of the location and/or specified department.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration.

  • At least, three (3) to five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in an administrative background, preferably in midsized manufacturing companies.

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to communicate with others and to transmit information in a clear and effective manner, able to write clearly, legibly and with good grammar.

  • Have the ability to listen to employee concerns and suggestions and absorb them.

  • Coordination and processing of required administrative and clerical documents.

  • Time management and organizational skills preferred

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Internet software and working knowledge of SAP preferred

 

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development

  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package

  • An international, highly motivated team with a spirit of performance, connectedness & appreciation

 

 

 


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15

Mar

2018

EHS Technician - Bauxite, AR

This position is responsible for supporting the location EHS staff and plant personnel to ensure compliance with Almatis and regulatory requirements, to realize the company’s commitment to social responsibility, including providing a safe workplace and protecting the environment. The position is also responsible for operating waste water equipment and managing the lakes.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Coordinates and performs standard assignments of environmental issues including the entire operation that require some interpretation of data and regulations.

  • Identify problem sources, and possible remedial actions

  • Assists in the implementation and maintenance of local EHS programs, develops and maintains procedures and instructions, and assists in their implementation.

  • Coordinates the acquisition, recording, and maintenance of data for air, water, waste, industrial hygiene, safety, and other EHS activities.

  • Supports incident prevention programs for the location and measures employee exposures to noise and air contaminants.  

  • Provides support so that the location complies with all regulatory and Almatis environment, health, and safety requirements. Supports to identify hazards and risks.

  • Provides technical support and training to ensure all parties understand their roles and responsibilities.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Requires an associate degree such as from a technical school or other institutes or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the EHS field and in a production environment, preferably in midsized manufacturing companies in similar industries with international footprint.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • This position has understanding of local EHS laws and standards in the respective regions

  • Relevant experience in a production plant. Must have the ability to recognize and anticipate problems and solve them with the overall process in mind.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Internet software; Manufacturing software such as Process Control software, statistical data, and working knowledge of SAP preferred but not required

 

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development

  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package

  • An international, highly motivated team with a spirit of performance, connectedness & appreciation

 

If you want to be part of a fast growing global company, please send your resume via email to: employment.bauxite@almatis.com


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21

Feb

2018

Human Resources Generalist - Bauxite, AR

The Human Resources (“HR”) Generalist has the operational responsibility for the execution of HR tasks at the locationas well as various administrative activities for day to day operations. This position is accountable for ensuring that Human Relations activities that includes, but not limited to; recruitment, training & development, benefits, employee relations as such, personnel record-keeping, employee communication etc., are in line with Almatis global and local guidelines and country specific legal requirements. The position also executes special projects as requested by the HR Manager.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Ensures the timely and accurately execution of people-related HR services and programs for the location, so that they are in line with the corporate and local policies, plans and programs.

  • Monitors the recruitment, promotion and outflow of staff and personnel in order to contribute to a balanced and cost-efficient workforce.

  • Participates in the short term and day-to-day plan for the department. Meet or exceed relevant parts of the HR plan (A3) and metrics for the location.

  • In cooperation with and under guidance and approval of the HR Manager ensure consistent, equitable and competitive compensation/benefits and incentives.

  • Ensures 100% Statutory Compliance under various laws applicable to HR manufacturing sector as is prevalent from time to time and thus ensure that risk areas are being identified and assessed; take actions to reduce them.

  • Takes care of an open and effective communication and create a process-oriented environment of sharing best practices and continuous improvement, which is the Almatis style of (Lean) Management.

  • Be a role model in exhibiting the company values, especially demonstrate trust and respect by listening to and involving, enabling and empowering people.

  • Support and coach people, support team work, resulting in highly motivated people, engaged in effective and efficient performing teams.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or Organization Development from a four-year college or university

  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organizational development, employee relations, safety, training, and labor relations, preferred.

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of professional leadership experience and/or training across all HR disciplines including employment, recruitment, employee relations, training and development or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in midsized manufacturing companies.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, labor relations and personnel information systems. Knowledge of employment laws and practices, legal codes, government regulations, executive orders and agency rules

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Internet software and working knowledge of SAP preferred but not required

 

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development

  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package

  • An international, highly motivated team with a spirit of performance, connectedness & appreciation


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