Water Treatment Lead 100%

Omya (Schweiz) AG

Oftringen, Switzerland
  • Publication date:

    18 August 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
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Water Treatment Lead 100%

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

Water Treatment Lead 100%

Job main responsibilities

  • Water Treatment Processes Development project management
  • Provider of group standards and guidelines related to Water Treatment Processes
  • Provider of solutions for plants, retrofits and pilot installations
  • Provide support to the Competence Center both in technical and commercial matters
  • Cooperate and support with engineering in the design and layout of water processing systems
  • Definition of standards (process design, flow-sheets, calculation) and operation best practices
  • Cooperate closely with the R&D department and the pilot plants for process development
  • Participate in the elaboration of the annual forecast of Process R&D projects
  • Management, coordination, realization and follow-up of Water Treatment R&D projects according to Omya PMS
  • Cooperation with regions, engineering regarding Water Treatment issues, development of new systems and improvement of existing installations
  • Assist and support Sales and Marketing EVS Water with technical knowledge in commercial project acquisition, negotiation and bidding
  • Liaise with customers for clarification of technical tasks and background
  • Follow up on commissioning of new units or major process upgrades.
  • Organize support for operation and plants on requests.
  • Intellectuality property and patent review
  • Definition of technical Key Performance Indicators
  • Be in accordance with local safety and environmental regulations

Candidate profile requirements

  • MSc-Degree in Mechanical or Environmental Engineering, preferably water processing area
  • At least 5 years of work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Great time management skills and ability to organize, multitask, prioritize
  • Confidence with frequent International exposure
  • Good people management skills
  • Readiness to travel up to 30%
  • English is a must, any other language is a plus



Omya (Schweiz) AG, Daniel Bolliger, Baslerstrasse 42, 4665 Oftringen, Switzerland
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Daniel Bolliger