Business Application Specialist (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: Marktredwitz


About the job

The role of Business Application Specialist not only connects you to the core functions of the plant, but also offers you a key part in extending and advancing the digitalization applications used in the plant.

As part of the area and plant IT system you will be directly responsible for managing and developing the existing plant reporting structure. Your successful, close cooperation with the operational departments enables business decisions based on transparency and accurate figures.

Your core tasks include network and user administration, as well as the supervision of various IT systems and applications like SQL (advanced skills required), Office, Power-BI, SAP, and different shop floor systems.


In addition, your tasks will include

  • Daily data management for the plant dashboard
  • MS Server Administration / SQL (backups, user management)
  • Gaining an overview of and adapting current reporting structure in line with the plant KPI’s
  • Smart Maintenance - implementing mobile solutions


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 and Skills

  • A bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience) relevant to information technology, computer science / engineering
  • Knowledge of all components of the IT infrastructure
  • Comprehensive technical understanding and knowledge of software ergonomics and engineering



English – Proficient/Fluent

Any other language is considered an asset 


Work Experience

A few years of experience in IT infrastructure / IT Operations with focus on application development


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 bonus programme
  • Local benefits such as canteen with daily meal allowance, discount for gym, as well as other corporate benefits
  • Possibility of up to 50% home office


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:

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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