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Process Technician (all genders)

Full time


Are you ready for new challenges in an international and innovation-driven environment where you can make a difference?  Apply and join our team, be curious, learn, grow, and develop your career together with us. We promise: you are in for a special ride!


The location of the role is in: Leoben, Austria

About the job

As a Process Technician in Recycling Operations for Europe, Turkey & CIS, you will be the interface between our Sourcing team, Plants/Internal customers, Supply Chain, Procurement, R&D/technology/environment, and IBS (integrated business services). Aligned in a matrix way, you will support our team to maximize the efficiency and speed of our joint actions to execute our recycling strategy. You will explore, align, and foster recycled raw materials consumption within the company. With this position located in Leoben, you will be up close to the loop of the refractory industry’s circular framework. By functioning as a solution provider, you will work in an integrated manner with the plants that will process and consume recycled materials, as well as with R&D/Supply Chain teams to create additional value to RHIM by processing and delivering more secondary raw materials to our plants.


In addition, your tasks will include:

  • Coordinating efforts among all stakeholders in the region to make sure the recycled raw materials are being consumed at their maximum potential by the plants.
  • Monitoring the recycling KPI achievements periodically with analysis of the root causes for deviation to drive the forward-looking action plans.
  • Preparing monthly performance reports as part as the integrated business plan review alongside preparation of the purchase order requests for recycling products in alignment with the sourcing developments and the respective recycling centers/plants.
  • Supporting the sourcing team technically, logistically, and operationally concerning the recycling materials.
  • Coordinating actions to support the recycling journey from waste to product (waste documents for shipment, waste contract creation, etc).


About You

You are passionate about achieving results, circular economy, and promoting business. More than that, you are an entrepreneur, thrilled to foster and develop solutions and eager of being the driver of the refractories recycling “push & pull” process. You are a team-worker with the ability to work within your team and across different departments. You are pro-active, a team player, have excellent analytical skills and strong attention to detail. Plus, you communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders and have demonstrated ability to influence people to drive transformation.


What we expect from you in terms of



A degree in chemical engineering, R&D, or any technical field of similar relevance.



English – Proficient/Fluent

German – Proficient/Fluent


Work Experience

  • Several years of relevant working experience.
  • Experience working with SAP and Supply Chain Management.
  • Have experience working with Excel and PowerPoint for executive reporting and communication purposes.
  • Have knowledge and experience within refractory products, materials, and planning, as well as recycling will be highly beneficial.


Why you should work for RHI Magnesita

You will perform in a customer focused environment. We live innovation and appreciate an open and pragmatic way of working. From our leaders we expect to drive our further transformation, to engage our people and to give direction. RHI Magnesita is a company where you can be yourself and where not only your resume and experience, but also your personality counts. We aim for global consistency in compensation policies, but also consider local common practices. RHI Magnesita is committed to support its employees through various means to enable the best possible performance.


We offer

  • Attractive remuneration packages including global bonus programme
  • Local benefits such as childcare facilities (Hilfswerk) on the company premises, free parking, canteen with daily meal allowance
  • A variety of health offers (discount for gym, sponsoring of sports events etc.)
  • Possibility of up to 50% home office (depending on the position) incl. allowance


The potential annual gross salary for this position is €47k on a full-time basis. We value your education, skills and experience and will make sure these are reflected accordingly in your final set salary.


Sounds like you?

Please apply online – we are looking forward to your application. Please make sure to submit your application documents in English. Due to data privacy reasons applications via e-mail or through external agencies cannot be taken into consideration. Should you have any questions about this position, please contact us                                                                      

At RHI Magnesita everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply. We evaluate applications based on required qualifications and regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status. At RHI Magnesita we appreciate the value of diverse teams.


About RHI Magnesita

We are the acknowledged technology leader in the refractory industry. Our company is defined by people. We are committed to diversity and know that multiple approaches, perspectives and backgrounds fuel creativity and innovation. It is our aspiration to build a workplace culture where everyone feels valued, engages, and can enjoy a truly inclusive environment and the diverse voices of our employees are heard. We foster a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages open-mindedness, reliability, pragmatism, and innovation.


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