13 days ago

Project Engineer

Omya Management AG

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Project Engineer

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals ? mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite ? and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals.Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 180 locations in over 50 countries with 8,000 employees.

We are looking for a

Project Engineer

Job main responsibilities

  • With your sound technical know-how and your curiosity, you continuously strive for the discovery and evaluation of ideas for new products and applications
  • As an enthusiastic member of cross-functional development teams, you contribute in innovation projects to a fast and cost effective market introduction of new products and applications
  • You are responsible for planning and coordinating of all team activities from laboratory to semi-commercial production and application including project budgeting, controlling and reporting
  • You will contribute with your project management skills, managing interfaces and stakeholders as well as temporary teams
  • As a member of our research & development service team, you support the Market Segments in complementing the portfolio of development projects and in the compilation of business cases for new products and applications
  • You strengthen our fundamental understanding of mineral-based materials by collaborating in research projects with universities, industry partners and our research departments.

Candidate profile requirements

  • Engineering Degree in Chemistry or Material Science
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Very good knowledge of standard Office and project management software
  • Independent, structured and proactive way of working
  • Willingness to international travel at ca. 20%
  • Very good knowledge in English, additional languages are a plus
  • The ideal candidates' age is between 30-40
  • Integer Teamplayer with good communication skills



Omya Management AG, Claudine Christen, Baslerstrasse 42, 4665 Oftringen, Switzerland
Mail: jobs.ch@omya.com