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16

May

2019

IT Infrastructure Engineer - Rotterdam, NL

This position is responsible for applying new, emerging technologies, implement new technologies and provide structural solutions. 

Responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities for applying new, emerging technologies and based upon, prepare concrete proposals for implementation
    as decision support for the Global IT Engineering Manager.
  • Contributes to the implementation of new systems and functionality as well as changes to systems based on yearly planning as
    well as personal objectives in order to successfully leverage technology.
  • Provide structural solutions to (potential) problems and bottlenecks in the IT infrastructure by reactive and proactive problem
    management based on the applicable procedures to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Provide 2nd level IT support in the in order to restore services as quickly as possible in case of disturbance and to streamline IT
    service delivery.
  • Ensure standards are documented as well as safeguard adherence to the documented standards.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an ICT or other technical or administrative area from college or university.
  • 3 - 5 years of applicable experience in an IT engineering position.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in acting in an international corporate IT environment.
  • ITIL certification (IT Infrastructure Library). MCSA\MCSE\CCNA certification is an advantage.
  • Fluent in both English and Dutch language (word and writing).
  • Strong knowledge of server technologies, design standards, and positive and negative attributes of those. Including windows
    client/server environments, Microsoft Server product portfolio and server hardware platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of planning, deploying and managing AD-DS, ADFS, Certificate Authority, DFS, DHCP, DNS, File Services,
    Hyper-V, Radius, Print Services, Remote Desktop Services and File and Security Management
  • Experience with managing SCCM, virtual, backup, SQL, anti-virus and server/application monitoring environments.
  • Solid understanding of LAN/WAN/WiFi/VPN network concepts, public clouds (Azure), and client management.
  • Experience with project management, executing infrastructure projects, and working according ITIL methodology.

 

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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02

May

2019

Production Engineer - Ludwigshafen, DE

The Production Engineer is responsible for providing engineering support for ongoing and new operations in the Sinter Plant – as required for safe, effective and efficient production according to ABS rules and (quality) objectives. The Production Engineer assists with or coordinates the selection, installation and operation of new equipment and implements new procedures, systems and provides training to employees in these procedures.

Responsibilities

 Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Design methods for maintaining or increasing production levels; so that the Tabular Production area meet or exceed production goals i.e. volumes in time, with specifications and at lowest cost.

  • Monitor production KPI’s if efficiency and performance are met or exceeded (main KPI’s are customer satisfaction, production performance and conversion cost control, EHS) and reports any deviations immediately.

  • Manage risk and create a stable and reliable production in the Sinter Plant, reviews potential threats and proactive inform /alerts the production manager

  • Monitors process equipment to identify potential errors and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems in a timely manner with minimum costs and unplanned downtime

  • Develop and updates process procedures for Tabular production processes and ensures that documentation is accurate and understandable for Operators, Supervisors, Managers.

  • Coordinates small capital expenditures projects in operations for process improvements, replacement of process equipment, engineering changes.

  • Implement ABS activities at the location according to global objectives. Ensure we follow ABS tools like SIPOC models, Control plans, Pull systems, change/overs, defining rules in use and defining waste.

  • Ensure that all process, quality costs and cost savings metrics are being reported on weekly/monthly basis.

     

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical, Ceramic Engineering or a related field in an industrial environment from a four-year university or university of applied science desired. Advanced degree in this or related field is highly desirable. Max. five (5) years of applicable experience, preferably in midsized companies in similar industries or in a manufacturing organization.

     

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of key equipment used in Production process preferably in Ceramic Industry

  • Ability to recognize and anticipate problems and solve them with the overall process in mind with strong analytical and reasoning skills.

  • Native German speaker with good English language skills.

  • SAP working knowledge; Proficient in Microsoft office.

Our Offer

 An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development

  • 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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17

Apr

2019

Internal Communication Specialist - Frankfurt, DE

This position is responsible for creating and handling the internal communication strategy within Almatis, in order to improve communication quality and efficiency, to coach the management on Internal Communication topics to develop a new communication culture and to promote digitalization

 

Responsibilities

 

Main focus areas are as follows:

·         Create and develop a global Internal Communication strategy

·         Handle the corporate Internal Communication with the Almatis Corporate Design

·         Roll-out processes to improve the chains of communication within Almatis

·         Support the implementation of a new working culture (feedback, open dialogue, info sharing) to ensure efficient collaboration

·         Improve employee experience of corporate tools, services and events to increase engagement and commitment (e.g. Intranet, newsletter, employee magazine, apps…)

·         Promote digitalization and new tools within the company to facilitate interactions

·         Support the managers in designing and creating their Internal Communications

·         Act as business partner for Change Management and Crisis Management topics

·         Coach and support the organization in events related to the interaction with employees

·         Participate in cross-functional and international projects

 

Qualifications

 

Education and/or Experience:

·         Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communication or in a related field

·         At least 3 years of similar experience, preferably within a communication department of an international company

 

Knowledge and Skills:

·         Excellent communication and presentation skills

·         Digitally fluent and at-ease with social networks

·         Creativity, strategic thinking and sense of consensus

·         Accurate and detail-oriented

·         Experience in project management

·         Fluent in English (written and spoken); additional languages are a plus

 

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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15

Apr

2019

Supply Chain Director - Frankfurt, DE

This position is responsible for developing and implementing the Supply Chain strategy, optimizing and managing the related processes,  leading & developing the Supply Chain Team 

 

Responsibilities

 

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Develop and implement the Supply Chain strategy to support our company’s mission and provide competitive advantages

  • Establish and maintain worldwide a high level of customer satisfaction and uninterrupted flow of material and information

  • Be part of the Global Leadership Team and process owner for all Supply Chain Management topics within Almatis

  • Ensure Supply Planning reliability, and effectively and efficiently balance production plans & capacities with the demand

  • Optimize and manage the logistics network (planning, execution, and improvement of all material movements and storage)

  • Lead, develop and engage the Supply Chain team to efficiently deploy the Almatis strategy

  • Manage the Supply Chain budget and cash-flow

  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders

 

Qualifications

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Supply Chain or a related field

  • At least 12 years of experience in Supply Chain management, with minimum 7 years in a senior management position

  • Demonstrated knowledge of global markets; previous experience in an international chemical / manufacturing industry is a plus

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge and skills in the design and execution of the Supply Chain activities

  • Very good analytical and communication skills are a must

  • Strategic thinking and leadership competences

  • Ability to challenge situations, to facilitate consensus and to ensure accountability

  • Proficient knowledge of Supply Chain related IT applications

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); additional language is a plus

 

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 emailto: Global.HumanResources@almatis.com

 


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15

Apr

2019

Compensation & Benefits / International Mobility Specialist - Frankfurt, DE

The position is responsible for shaping, managing and developing the Compensation & Benefits policy, as well as the International Mobility guidelines within Almatis.

 

Responsibilities

 

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Shape a new Compensation & Benefits strategy, create policies and monitor developments and trends in this area

  • Analyze, benchmark and evaluate the jobs within the company

  • Act as governance for the job levelling and support the annual salary review process

  • Be responsible for every Compensation & Benefits topics within the company

  • Create and develop guidelines regarding International Mobility within Almatis

  • Support the organization with the International Mobility topics

  • Partner with HR stakeholders on Compensation & Benefits and International Mobility matters

  • Participate in cross-functional and international projects

 

Qualifications

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or a related area

  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar function within an international & industrial company

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to see the big picture

  • Accurate and detail-oriented

  • Very good communication skills

  • Very good knowledge of international tax, social security and work permit regulations and principles

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and familiar with HR Information Systems

  • Experience in Project Management and ability to create new processes

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); additional languages are a plus

 

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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22

Jan

2019

Purchasing Manager - Rotterdam, NL

This position directs the purchasing function for the location regarding purchasing of materials incl. raw materials except alumina, parts, components, business services, leases and contracts for the location to ensure an uninterrupted supply at optimum cost, and within the policies and guidelines and according to ABS rules and (quality) objectives.

Responsibilities

Responsible for all activities within the purchasing department such as:

  • Strategic supplier selection with regard to the optimal price / performance ratio and compliance with the quality standards.

  • All local purchasing issues such as materials, parts, business services, rental contracts, energy contracts and facility management.

  • Communicate between external suppliers and the internal customer.

  • Conducting price and contract negotiations.

  • Purchasing a number of globally related products or services.

  • Responding to new trends in a global supplier market.

  • Managing one buyer, one store room coordinator and two to three receptionists.

  • Solid reporting line to the Operations Manager.

     

Qualifications

Training and / or experience:

  • Completed University of Applied Science (HBO) study (supplemented with NEVI 1 and 2 is desirable)

Knowledge and skills:

  • Professional relevant work experience (minimum 5 to 8 years), preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong in planning and organization of own work and department.

  • Excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English language, German is a plus.

  • Experience with and practical knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office and SAP.

  • Own transport facilities.

Competences

  • A hands-on mentality, problem-solving ability, customer orientation and analytical thinking ability.

  • Ability to handle peak- and stress periods, have a proactive- and flexible attitude.

  • Have good communication skills, be representative and be convincing.

 

Our Offer

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

  • Attractive benefits package, for example 13th month


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