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Head of Solutions / Process Technology NFM (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 can be in Vienna or Leoben


About the job

In this role you will lead a team of experts serving NFM customers globally. It will include engagement in the application and implementation of our Process Technology products, systems, and solutions portfolio in terms of Purging & Injection Technology, Slide Gate Technology, Sensors & Monitoring Technology, Data Technology and Customer Services. You will need to understand customer demands and convert different technologies into applicable, full performance-based, sustainable, and integrated solutions and services through the evaluation and identification of new opportunities, innovative concepts, and optimization of performance and processes. Furthermore, you will be responsible for driving strategic innovations & developments through cooperation with internal and external partners with a strong focus on digital transformation, safety, sustainability, CO2 emissions reduction technology and circular economy.


In addition, your tasks will include: 

  • Developing strategies to enter new customer projects, understanding key user and stakeholder needs as well as technology available on the market.
  • Ensuring the assessment of operational scenarios at each customer location, understanding current business opportunities and appropriate products, solutions, and services within the RHIM portfolio.
  • Defining global functional products, solutions, and services business in terms of strategy, pricing and offering.
  • Managing and evaluating our NFM patent portfolio, and defining the strategies to protect and secure products, systems, and solutions through close collaboration with the IP department.
  • Ensuring the communication of the annual budget for sales, equipment, system and service requirements, personnel, and expenses, aiming at the consolidation of strategic goals and direction to achieve results.
  • Operating in a flexible and available manner to serve customers within their deadlines and operation models, to ensure compliance with signed contracts.
  • Disseminating the organizational vision and objectives to align and engage professionals within the company's programs.
  • Evaluating the performance of employees and candidates, as well as the team, proposing or defining allocation, development, and management actions for better use of skills, retention of potential and adequate composition of the work teams, aiming at equal treatment, people satisfaction and organizational results.


About You

You are a strong communicator with a collaborative attitude. You have experience in and confidence with presenting to different audiences and you are not afraid of asking critical questions and challenging your stakeholders. You have a strong focus on implementation and results. 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 master’s degree (Chemical, Process & Materials Engineering)
  • 1-3 years’ experience in managing solutions and process technology
  • Experience in Marketing & Sales
  • Advanced Project, Product, and Innovation Management skills
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Intermediate SAP skills
  • An innovative and cross functional approach
  • Willingness to travel (30-50%)



English – Advanced

German – Intermediate


Work Experience

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in refractory business with strong focus on integrated and cross functional solutions combining functional products & flow control topics, refractory engineering (together with pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical subjects), sensors technology, simulations, data technology, and customer services.

Extensive 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 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 (depending on the position) incl. allowance


The potential annual gross salary for this position starts at € 80.000,00 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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