Director Technical Services Construction 100%

Omya · Egerkingen, Solothurn, Schweiz

Online seit 2023-03-15 13:00:00.0

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Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals – mainly derived from calcium carbonate, dolomite and perlite – and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals.

The company provides innovative products and environmental solutions that contribute to its customers' competitiveness in multiple industries such as Construction, Paper & Board, Polymers, Food, Pharma, Personal & Home Care, Agriculture, Water and En-ergy.

Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 170 locations in over 50 countries with 9,000 employees.

Committed to implementing the principles of sustainability at all company levels, Omya provides added value products and services from responsibly sourced materials to meet the essential needs of current and future generations.

For our segment of construction, we are searching a Director Technical Services with the following profile:

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Management of Technical Service organization and labs of Segment Construction
  • Prioritizing projects, setting direction for department and allocate resources according to global Construction Segment priorities
  • Leading Omya Academy training for Construction applications
  • Visit of (key) customers, seminars & exhibitions globally
  • Support Distribution Business with laboratory projects and cooperation with chosen principal
  • Creating publications and presentations as well as presenting at selected conferences and customers
  • Provide effective technical support and guidance for global key accounts
  • Support and guidance to regional Technical Service hubs (Americas, Asia Pacific) as dotted line manager

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • M.Sc. or PhD in Chemical Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in related industry
  • Proven track record of successful and effective management of large technical organization
  • Service-oriented solution provider with strong customer focus and related social skills
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills, high competen-cies in customer interactions
  • Motivated team player with working track record in international environment
  • Proven project management skills and experience in design & management of experiments
  • Ability to find and constantly looking for customer solutions, achieve objectives and drive them to completion
  • Works thoroughly, efficient and precise, sets priorities
  • Proactive personality with skilled assertiveness
  • English and German written & oral fluently; additional languages are an asset
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