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Recycling (Refractory) Technical Specialist

About You

You would like to be part of a growing recycling business in a global leading refractory company?

You are an innovative, communicative refractory specialist who aspires to deliver. You like to foster the usage of recycled materials in our products and support the implementation of a recycling friendly product portfolio. You are great in connecting main stakeholders to foster the sales of recycling-containing refractories. Being a team player, you find the most natural thing in the world and your general curiosity makes you ready to travel up to 30% of your time for this role.


In addition, you have:


  • Higher education in engineering with degree either in Metallurgy, Materials Sciences, Process, Chemistry or similar area
  • Knowledge and experience within refractory products, materials as well as recycling will be beneficial
  • Your work experience derives from Technical Marketing, Sales, Product Management or R&D
  • You are fluent in English, any other language is considered an asset
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills are required, in particular Excel and PowerPoint for executive reporting and data management purposes
  • You can easily communicate with various stakeholder, storytelling and presenting belongs to your daily routine


About the job

As a Recycling Technical Specialist you will be responsible for fostering the promotion of recycling grades around the world, being in contact with technical and Sales areas in the company.

You become part of the global Recycling team counting app. 20 people. The job will be based either in Vienna in Austria or Rotterdam in The Netherlands. You report to the Head of Portfolio, Sales and Market Development based in Rotterdam.


Your tasks will include:


  • Foster the sales of recycling-containing brands with internal stakeholders
  • Manage the portfolio of recycling grades in connection with Product Management department
  • Analysis of sales data and recycling data
  • Usage of sales tools to promote the recycling brands
  • Connection with the Technical Excellence and the Sales teams to promote recycling grades
  • Monitoring of trials initiatives with recycling grades together with the regional recycling teams, Technical Excellence and Sales teams
  • Support in the development and implementation of new products and recycling usage, together with R&D and PM
  • Participation in the IBP Portfolio and demand reviews for recycling related topics
  • Monitoring of recycling KPIs and support in the technical analysis of the root causes for deviation
  • Understand and track the recycling usage from raw material to finished goods
  • Technical support for Sales, FP&A, Sourcing & Business Development and Recycling Operations globally


What we bring to the table

We are the acknowledged industry leader in innovative technology. Our company is defined by people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. We have a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages openness, fresh thinking and initiative. We are pragmatic, positive, and optimistic.


As a much-valued employer we offer:

  • A varied and challenging role within the world market leader that is driving positive change
  • The opportunity to take part in shaping the future of the industry leader in innovative technology
  • Empowerment to take responsibility and force your own career success
  • Importance to a respectful and cherishing environment with open decision-making processes
  • Detailed introduction into the tasks with your team and colleagues
  • Challenging and diverse tasks within a multicultural and passionate working environment
  • Cross-functional collaboration with an open-minded and innovative team
  • Attractive training and development opportunities across all career stages
  • Flexible working hours, health insurance contribution and competitive pension plan
  • A full-time position (40 hours / week) at either our modern office in Vienna or Rotterdam


Do you recognize yourself in this role?

We are looking forward to your online application! Please upload your resume via our career page (in English). Applications via e-mail will not be taken in to consideration. For questions please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Team (Recruitment-NL@rhimagnesita.com).


About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the leading global supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and solutions which are critical for high-temperature processes exceeding 1,200°C in a wide range of industries, including steel, cement, non-ferrous metals and glass. Our purpose is to master heat, enabling global industries to build sustainable modern life. With a vertically integrated value chain, from raw materials to refractory products and full performance-based solutions, RHI Magnesita serves customers globally, with around 13,650 employees in 30 main production sites and more than 70 sales offices. RHI Magnesita pursues an innovative and industry-leading path in technological development and sustainability, including CO2 emissions reduction technology.

Do you want to know more? Check out https://www.rhimagnesita.com/