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12

Jul

2019

Customer Service Manager Europe - Ludwigshafen, DE

This position is responsible for providing leadership and effectively managing the customer service team in Europe to ensure incident-free customer service under the principles of Almatis Business Systems (ABS) and the Almatis Values. This position measures the department’s performance, initiates and effectively drives performance and customer satisfaction improvement projects.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Lead the Customer Service team Europe

  • Ensure a smooth order to delivery process

  • Develop and implement a Customer Service strategy in alignment with the Global Customer Service strategy

  • Monitor the quality of Customer Service

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Degree preferred and at least six to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • leadership skills

  • Strong customer and service orientation

  • Preferred seasoned business expert with profound understanding of the customer service function and its integration with other business areas such as Demand Planning, Operations, Transportation or Logistics

     

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good commercial & financial acumen; strong customer and service orientation.

  • Ability to judge and establish a win-win situation for the customer and Almatis.

  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word); SAP R/3 and BI or other ERP systems.

  • German and English language skills in speaking and writing are required

  • Strong leadership skills

  • First experience in Trade Compliance and Transportation & Shipping is preferable

  • Strong analytical 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: Global.HumanResources@almatis.com

 


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25

Jun

2019

Electricial Supervisor - Rotterdam, NL

This position is responsible for coordinating repair work and maintenance activities for new installations of an electrical, pneumatic and measurement and control technical nature

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate repair work, planned maintenance activities and work for new installations of an electrical, pneumatic and measurement and control technical nature.
  • Thinking along and helping drafting maintenance programs and being responsible for implementation.
  • Perform planned electrical activities according to departmental objectives.
  • Taking care of necessary progress and maintenance reports.
  • Check on completed repair work, processes and materials.
  • Active participation in compliance with QHSE policy regulations (in the field of working conditions).
  • Taking care of staff planning and conducting performance and assessment interviews.
  • Ensuring the achievement of project and workshop plans.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Completed HBO Electrical Engineering or related direction.
  • An Completed high-voltage engineering training.
  • Knowledge in measurement and control technology and PLCs.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a comparable position.
  • 3-5 years of experience working in an (international) industrial business environment.
  • Proficiency in Dutch and English (spoken and written).
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Being able to switch to different leadership styles for managing a team of engineers.
  • Have excellent communication skills for both internal customers and suppliers / contractors.
  • Is able to set priorities, shows initiative and contributes ideas for improvement.

 

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package

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24

May

2019

Global Quality Director - Frankfurt, DE

This position is responsible for ensuring the highest quality standards are reached at every level of the company (production, delivery, feedstock…) to deliver Premium Alumina to our customers.The Global Quality Director will define quality action plans, implement and manage them with support of the Quality managers 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the Global Quality strategy to support our company’s mission and provide competitive advantages
  • Be part of the Global Leadership Team and process owner for all Quality topics within Almatis
  • Support the execution of Quality measures at every level of the production process and beyond
  • Ensure the Quality requirements are met to always reach the highest standards (certification ISO, OHSAS, etc.)
  • Develops Product Life-Cycle Management plans from raw material inspection to final release
  • Lead, develop and engage the Quality team to efficiently deploy the Almatis strategy
  • Work in cooperation with the other departments to develop and promote Quality plans within Almatis
  • Strive for the Operational Excellence and Lean principles application within the company

 

Qualifications


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Quality management or in a related area
  • At least 10 years of experience in Quality management, with minimum 5 years in a senior management position
  • Previous experience in an international chemical / manufacturing company preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge and skills in the design and execution of the Quality Management activities
  • Very good analytical and communication skills
  • Practical knowledge of the Lean management
  • Strategic thinking and leadership competences
  • Reliable, accurate and detail-oriented
  • Ability to challenge situations, to facilitate consensus and to ensure accountability
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); additional languages are a plus

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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: personalabteilung@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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