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Research Associate (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

About the job

As a scientific employee in our research center Leoben, you will be responsible for the development of various refractory products in the field of shaped and unshaped Alumina-Silica refractories.

 

In addition, your tasks will include

  • Initiation and management of research projects (product development and improvement) incl. project administration and cost tracking
  • Creation and adaptation of recipes and raw material characterizations, incl. the necessary process parameters for production
  • Collaboration with Purchasing & Supply Chain Management as well as the production plants, Product Management and Technical Marketing
  • Troubleshooting of technical issues throughout the production process
  • Complaint’s processing

 

Willingness to travel nationally & internationally up to approx. 20% of your work time

 

About You

You are a strong communicator with a collaborative attitude. With your great enthusiasm and creative mindset, you bring new ideas to the table, not only as an individual but also together with your colleagues. You work well in cross-functional teams and are not afraid to take responsibility and make decisions. With your hands-on mentality, structured approach and analytical skills, you proactively seek to improve the status quo. You see change as something positive, can adapt quickly and you like to courageously help shaping the future of RHI Magnesita.

 

What we expect from you in terms of

 

Education

A technical university degree with focus on materials science, glass and ceramics, chemistry or similar

Project management skills are beneficial

Understanding of business economics

Proficiency in MS Office

 

Languages

English – Proficient/Fluent

German – Proficient/Fluent

Any other language is considered as an asset

 

Work Experience

Several years of relevant working experience

Profound knowledge of the refractory industry

 

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 € 53.200,00 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: talent.europe@rhimagnesita.com                                                                       

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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