12 days ago

Dry Process Engineer

Omya (Schweiz) AG

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Dry Process 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

Dry Process Engineer

Job main responsibilities

  • Develop process definitions for new and/or optimized processes
    includes: modelling, flowsheet development, data analysis, equipment sizing, etc.
  • Lead studies of group or regional level quality issues (e.g. eggshells)
  • Support of development projects: concept to commercialization, including project charter, test plan, trials, analysis, definition
  • Lead process audits of operations sites
  • Collaborate with pilot plants for trials, data analysis, conclusions and next steps
  • Support engineering department to integrate new process/equipment designs into project scopes
  • Support procurement in supplier selection for projects with new processes/equipment
  • Process commissioning for projects containing new processes/equipment
  • Support plants for production trials of new processes/equipment
  • Collaborate with MDS for new/modified machine designs and plant trials
  • Support?regarding proprietary and strategic machine procurement
  • Keep updated on innovation and new developments in the process field
  • Lead competence work groups as required
  • Provide process training to operations personnel
  • Work in accordance with safety and environmental regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate profile requirements


  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher with at least 10 years of professional and at least 5 years operations experience
  • Industrial minerals preferred
  • English/German?or French?spoken and written
  • Well developed interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Integrative personality who likes to?work in a multi-cultural matrix organisaiton
  • Travel needed to sites worldwide (ca. 30%)


Reinach BL

Omya (Schweiz) AG, Daniel Bolliger, Baslerstrasse 42, 4665 Oftringen, Switzerland
Mail: jobs.ch@omya.com

Daniel Bolliger