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Sep

2017

Application & Market Development Manager - Ludwigshafen, DE

This position is responsible for providing technical support to respective internal customers and developing new products for the CPO (Ceramics, Polishing and Others) market in the assigned region.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Contributes to the development of new/existing products while working in multidisciplinary project teams with responsibility for the end results and provide guidance and advice to senior leaders on product development needs within the Company.
  • Ensures successful positioning of Almatis new and improved products and applications against competition in the market.
  • New product development in the region for assigned projects from the Gate Keepers.
  • Provide technical support to assigned customers in the assigned region.
  • Increase our technical understanding and develop new application know how for new and existing Almatis products in existing and new markets.
  • Ensures proper documentation of project work and results.
  • Co-manages as Technical Product Champion of the product team the assigned product line in the region according to all requirements of the Product Life Cycle (PLC) process.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Fundamental technical knowledge in material sciences gained through an university degree. Bachelor´s degree required, however, Master´s degree or higher preferred. 
  • 2 (two) to 5 (five) years of applicable experience, preferably in midsized manufacturing companies with international footprint. Longer work experience is favorable for this position.
  • Management skills are mandatory for more complex projects which include large scale production trials, intensive external co-operation and inter-regional co-operation.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of the technical requirements of Almatis´ key customers in respect of Almatis´ actual and potential product and service offerings. 
  • Detailed knowledge of refractory / Ceramics, Polishing and Others (CPO) products, their application and markets, and their competitive products are required. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from manager clients, customers and the general public. 
  • Exercises tact, interpersonal skills, problem-solving and resolution and time management. 
  • Fluent in English and German language (word and writing)

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: LUD.Personalabteilung@almatis.com


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19

Sep

2017

Process Engineer Ludwigshafen, DE - Ludwigshafen, DE

This position is responsible for providing all required technical support and expertise in regard to process improvements in the related production processes, including (small) engineering projects, six sigma projects, Spillage and Dust reduction processes, root cause failure analysis, customer complaint investigations, cost reduction projects, ABS project implementation and all other continuous improvement projects. These projects should be in alignment with the department KPI’s. In addition, the position is also responsible for implementing capital projects while partnering with Production and Engineering Team.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:


Performs engineering assignments and provides all required technical support and expertise with focus on process improvement projects for the production processes to ensure product quality, capacity improvement, process efficiency and streamlining as well as process, equipment & product benchmarking with other locations.
Plans and implements improvement projects related to our production processes. Supports capital projects.
Supports and coordinates the implementation of Lean elements and utilizes six sigma and other statistical processes to reduce process/product variability and improve quality of our products.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in, Chemical, Ceramic Engineering, Process Technology 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.
  • Some experience in production process at plant level in similar industries or in a manufacturing organization will be a benefit but not required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have knowledge of key equipment used in Production process preferably in Chemical Industry. Must have the ability to recognize and anticipate problems and solve them with the overall process in mind. Must exhibit strong analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Fluent in English language (word and writing) as well as local language.
  • Knowledge of Internet software; Manufacturing software such as Process Control software, Spreadsheet software, Word Processing 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: LUD.Personalabteilung@almatis.com


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19

Sep

2017

Regional Account Manager, Frankfurt, DE - Frankfurt, DE

This position is responsible for sales of products to refractory customers mainly in Europe. He/she is committed to customer service excellence and will develop and manage service based partnerships and business relationships with Almatis customers in the markets in the assigned region to contribute and to meet Company’s strategic targets.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Market & Business Development: the RAM ensures the implementation of the corporate business development strategy to capture growth opportunities and increase profits with European customers; suggests commercial opportunities to support increase of company’s income for our Refractories products and services with both existing and potential new clients.
  • Customer Relation Management: the RAM ensures that Almatis has strong relationships with key contacts throughout a customer’s organization in order to optimize market share, gather relevant market intelligence.
  • Reporting & Forecasting: ensures the reporting of correct and transparent commercial information as decision support for supervisor, within the due dates and according to the internal reporting Guidelines.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum education Bachelor’s degree B.S., from a four-year college or university, desirable education Master´s degree.
  • Minimum 3 (three) to 5 (five) years related experience, desirable experience of six (6) to 8 (eight) years or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have knowledge of key equipment used in Production process preferably in Chemical Industry.
  • Must have the ability to recognize and anticipate problems and solve them with the overall process in mind.
  • Must exhibit strong analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Strong Negotiation skills is a given.
  • Fluent in German and English. Additional language skills are of an advantage.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office software, knowledge of SAP forecasting and BI functionality

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: LUD.Personalabteilung@almatis.com


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