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Machinery Automation Expert (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: Vienna (optional location Veitsch)


About the job

Are you passionate about creating new machines and transforming the latest innovations into reality? We are looking for a Machinery Automation Expert who can bring deep understanding and knowledge of PLC and DCS into RHI Magnesita to help us expand our position as the global market leader. In this role you will improve the level of automation systems, including hardware and software, for our refractory application machines. Your main tasks will also include cooperating with cross-functional organizations and supporting partners on the technical automation side. You will provide the various stakeholders with all relevant data and work closely with suppliers on delivering the best solutions to our customers.


In addition, your tasks will include

  • Using automation technology as a driver for productivity improvement and cost reduction
  • Creating and updating global automation standards
  • Being on site during commissioning of new machines and troubleshooting / upgrading of old ones
  • Ensuring open communication and reliable relationships with our internal organization and the external vendors


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



A technical university degree, preferably in the fields of process engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or similar



English – Proficient/Fluent

German – Intermediate (an asset)


Work Experience

3+ years of relevant working experience


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 public transport annual pass (Wiener Linien), our own RHI Magnesite Café on site and daily meal allowance for numerous eateries (Europlaza)
  • A variety of health offers (sponsoring of sports events etc.)
  • Possibility of up to 50% home office incl. allowance


The potential annual gross salary for this position is € 60.000 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 areheard. We foster a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination toadd value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages open-mindedness,reliability, pragmatism, and innovation.


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