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28

Dec

2017

Senior Account Manager Refractories - Frankfurt, DE

To strengthen our commercial team, we are filling the vacancy of a Senior Account Manager Refractories  for our European business based in Frankfurt, Ludwigshafen (D) or Rotterdam (NL)

Responsibilities

  • You have overall responsibility for clients in North-Western Europe (UK, Benelux, and Nordic Countries). This includes sales and marketing responsibility for the assigned regions and markets, the development and implementation of sustainable growth targets and the negotiation of all commercial terms and conditions.
  • You will develop strong and sustainable relationships with our customers and understand their long-term plans and needs.
  • You collect relevant market information across the value chain and translate these into commercial tactics and contribute with value-creating business cases to the development and execution of the relevant strategic roadmaps
  • These tasks require close collaboration with different departments of our company, such as customer service, product market development, production and planning across our worldwide company footprint.
  • As part of an international sales team, you report to the Commercial Director Refractories Europe, being based at the company’s headquarters in Frankfurt.

 

Qualifications

  • We are looking for a highly motivated sales personality with strong presentation and negotiating skills, who appreciates a high freedom to act in an entrepreneurial and growth-oriented environment.
  • You have a commercial or technical university degree (BSc or MSc) and at least 10 years of relevant experience in international Sales and Marketing. You have a proven track record of achievements in Sales and Marketing including project work.
  • Knowledge from the industrial field of ceramics, refractories or minerals would be beneficial.
  • You have proficient English language skills and have ideally a very good command of the German language, additional foreign language skills would be a strong plus.
  • You have advanced MS Office and SAP user skills.

 

Our Offer

  • Working in the international environment of an agile and fast growing industry leader with over 100 years of history
  • Efficient communication and fast decision making under a modern management and a strong level of teambuilding
  • Manifold opportunities to enhance your further professional development, continuing education and management of your own projects
  • Attractive remuneration and social benefits package

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21

Dec

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

  • Working in the international environment of an agile and fast growing industry leader with over 100 years of history
  • Efficient communication and fast decision making under a modern management and a strong level of teambuilding
  • Manifold opportunities to enhance your further professional development, continuing education and management of your own projects
  • Attractive remuneration and social benefits package

 

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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21

Dec

2017

Process Engineer - 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

  • Working in the international environment of an agile and fast growing industry leader with over 100 years of history
  • Efficient communication and fast decision making under a modern management and a strong level of teambuilding
  • Manifold opportunities to enhance your further professional development, continuing education and management of your own projects
  • Attractive remuneration and social benefits package

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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