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17

Dec

2018

Customer Service Representative - Leetsdale, PA

This position is responsible for effectively managing customer orders and complaints and providing incident-free customer service under the principles of Almatis Business Systems (ABS) and the Almatis Values. This position understands the customer’s demand pattern and manages expectations to achieve a win-win situation for the customer and Almatis. Good judgement and the quality of response ensure that each customer is satisfied with the service Almatis provides.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Customer Focus - orients activities according to internal/external customer needs.

  • Profit Focus/Results Orientation - own work as well as results and profit of the Company.

  • Network Thinking - recognizes things that belong together; demonstrates systematic thinking and doing; considers dependencies and correlations.

  • Forward Thinking - challenges existing procedures, etc. and contributes creative ideas for improvement.

  • Team Player

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Willingly adapts routines to changed requirements; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred and at least three (3) to (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 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.

 

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

Oct

2018

Engineering & Maintenance Manager - Bauxite, AR

This position is responsible for managing and directing the engineering and repair & maintenance activities of company’s asset(s) at Benton through the use of personal knowledge, engineering resources, and through the respective personnel, which includes the safe repair & maintenance, continues improvement or replacement of all location’s equipment, machines, tools, buildings and constructions to ensure maximum availability of production equipment at the lowest cost, consistent with the policies, goals and objectives of the company. The position is also responsible for managing the Capital Budgets, coordinating the approvals of projects and leading projects within the company direct or indirect via subordinates.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Manage the Engineering and R&M activities by objectives (A3, capital budget) & meet or exceed department objectives (KPIs): Delivers plant maintenance program.

  • Manage the Engineering activities in preparing plans, cost estimates and specifications to determine most feasible approach to technical problems.

  • Ensure compliance with national, regional, and local insurance ordinances, regulations, and codes to secure safe and stable operation of equipment.

  • Based on KPIs ensures that efficiency and performance are met or exceeded with a conscious control of reliability and cost.

  • Maintain & prioritize the Five Year Capital Budget & deliver the department budgets agreed upon with the Operations Manager at beginning of the year. Provides engineering and cost advice about facilities and equipment related to the short- and long-term needs of the business.

  • Manage the Engineering activities in preparing plans, cost estimates and specifications to determine most feasible approach to technical problems.

  • Take 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.

  • Deploy relevant decisions to all levels of the organization.

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

  • Go to “gemba” and support and coach people, establish and maintain team work, resulting in highly motivated people, engaged in effective and efficient performing teams

  • Ensure the creation of reports related to the department in accordance with regulations and directives, organization-specific accountability internal and externally in order to compare results with plans (and inform the superior), as basis for corrective Actions.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) preferable in Mechanical Engineering potential in Electrical, Chemical, or Ceramic Engineering or a related field in an industrial environment, from four-year College or University. Advanced degree in this or related field is highly desirable.

  • 6 - 8 Years of applicable experience in production, engineering and/or maintenance preferably in midsized manufacturing companies in similar industries with international footprint.

  • Exposure to: project engineering, plant maintenance, construction, MSHA, OSHA and EPA standards, budgeting and scheduling, supervision, process equipment related to thermal, size reduction, conveying and packaging.

  • Proven track record and a minimum of 5 years of experience in leading production process at plant level.

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive relevant experience in a production plant.

  • Must have the ability to recognize and anticipate complex problems and solve them with the overall process in mind. Must exhibit strong analytical and reasoning skills. Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

  • Good knowledge of the use of statistical tools, preferable 6 Sigma experience, (greenbelt or black belt), experienced with the Toyota Production System

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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25

Oct

2018

Production Manager Calcines - Bauxite, AR

This position is responsible for the results of the production department and has to assure effective utilization of the resources, e.g. materials, energy, tools & equipment and facilities towards delivering the required quantities of alumina chemical products, in time, with the proper specifications and quality, at the lowest possible costs, always with a customer focus. He ensures a safe work place under consideration of environmental - health - safety practices and company policies.

 

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Meet and exceed production targets; deliver the planned product volumes in time, within specifications and at lowest cost.

  • Define and oversees the department A3 and 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).

  • Risk Management: control potential threats, is proactive in order to create a stable and reliable production unit.

  • Manage production costs and improve the financial results of the production, with a conscious control of conversion cost.

  • Manage cost budget and capital expenditures for his production department.

  • Take 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.

  • Deploy relevant decisions to all levels of the organization.

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

  • Go to “gemba” and support and coach people, establish and maintain team work, resulting in highly motivated people, engaged in effective and efficient performing teams.

  • Provide weekly/monthly reporting of KPIs to inform related target groups, within the due dates and company guidelines.

  • Review reports and define and implement corrective actions to resolve operational, manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Environmental, Chemical, Ceramic 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.

  • (6) six to (8) eight years of applicable experience in production, preferably in midsized manufacturing companies in similar industries with international footprint.

  • Proven track record and a minimum of 5 years of experience in leading production process at plant level.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive relevant experience in a production plant. 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

  • Good knowledge of the use of statistical tools, preferable 6 Sigma experience, (greenbelt or black belt), experienced with the Toyota Production System.

  • 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: employment.bauxite@almatis.com


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25

Oct

2018

Storeroom Clerk - Bauxite, AR

The position performs all clerical duties associated with store room activities; including receiving, issuing of goods and shipping materials for repair.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Accomplish all clerical store room activities assigned accurately, efficiently and economically (i.e. goods receiving, issuing, cycle count, etc.)

  • Performs administrative, routine manual and clerical work involved with unloading, verifying, labeling and stocking/storing materials into the company storeroom.

  • Supports Continuous Improvement.

  • Accomplish all routine manual and detailed clerical work according to the standard procedures and programs to ensure a transparent, reliable and up-to-date store operation.

  • Process all related paperwork correctly and distribute for non-stock items as needed.

  • Monitor and inform, when needed whether the physical stock is corresponding to the administration according to the Almatis standard procedures to provide the correct information to other departments.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a storeroom or related environment

  • Experience with inventory management computer system (SAP Preferred)

  • Demonstrated orientation towards customer service

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Requires good organizational, computer, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Requires working knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems. Knowledge of all other computer related programs and/or systems are required to perform the functions of this job appropriately.

 

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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