Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals.Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 180 locations in over 50 countries with 8,000 employees.
We are looking for a
Job main responsibilities
Project management for raw material projects
Instruction and coordination of activities in CC M&B analytical and beneficiation laboratories (especially for raw material projects)
Acquisition, Evaluation, Documentation of analytical data and project results in technical reports and databases
Harmonization of Mineralogical activities inside the group
Provide mineralogy/raw material or analytical trainings as assigned
Assistance in implementation of new analytical laboratories worldwide if needed
Continuous development and improvement of mineralogical test methods
Support other technical departments (CC Beneficiation, CC Geology, CC Mining) with mineralogical expertise
Cooperation with in- and external mineralogy and other research institutions
Actively contribute to the CC M&B EH&S work
Carry out risk assessments, define safety measures
Maintain a safe, clean and organized workspace and equipment state
Develop operating instructions and ensure their acceptance?
Candidate profile requirements
University degree (Master) in Geosciences, with special focus on Mineralogy/Petrology or similar specialized scientific fields
Minimum 2 years of experience in an analytical role, preferably in mineral material processing industry.
Strong working knowledge across all geoscientific fields with emphasis on mineralogy/petrology.
In depth knowledge of mineralogical-petrological analytical methods, such as: XRD, XRF, SEM, automated mineralogy (MLA/QEMSCAN), light microscopy, identification of minerals and rocks
Experience in all areas of project management.
Computer literacy (Very good knowledge of MS-Office (Excel VBA, MS-SQL database)
Excellent command of both oral and written German and English are required.