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Process Manager Steel Industry Europe


An opportunity of a lifetime awaits! We are looking for a career minded process expert in the ferrochrome industry to join our client, a global leader in the sustainable stainless steel market based in the Nordics Region, Europe.

Employing up to 9,500 professionals in more than 30 countries worldwide, this blue chip multinational is focused on enabling growth and delivering benefits to society for generations to come.

Their experts are at the heart of their success and therefore the company offers a vast array of opportunities to their teams to grow. With a history going back more than a millennium, our client is looking to recruit an open-minded and creative expert to enforce the team.  The mission will be to help them develop in a sustainable way, ensuring the future and continue their legacy as a world leader in sustainable stainless steel.

This opportunity is for a highly mobile, career-driven South African looking to join one of the top global players in the speciality steels market. You will be an experienced Process Manager, working in the metallurgy laboratory  and will support the current Ferrochrome production process with emphasis on furthering their sustainability programme, as well as the development of new FeCr products and processes, analysis of production processes and possibilities. 

The purpose of the role:

You will support the current Ferrochrome production process, while developing new FeCr products and processes and doing analysis of production processes and future possibilities, considering sustainable practices.

A newly created permanent role, you will report to the VP Ferrochrome Plant who has a long and successful career with the company.  You will also interface with other stakeholders in the ferrochrome plant, mine, sales divisions, steel melting shop and metallurgical laboratory on a regular basis.

Your keen interest and wide range of experience in this industry will allow you to make an impact in increased productivity in BA Ferrochrome as well as enhance the business’ ferrochrome production process.

Key requirements:

  • M.Sc. level or higher in process metallurgy
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in ferroalloy industry or R&D
  • Strong theoretical understanding of submerged arc furnace process
  • Capable of independent, self-guiding work
  • Good problem-solving capabilities
  • Good communication skills and fluent English (written and verbal)

This role will suit an independent, flexible individual who is passionate about his or her work and would want to make an impactful contribution to the sustainable future of this industry.  AIMS International South Africa is working in partnership with our client on an exclusive basis to source, screen and recruit for this position.  On offer is a market related salary and management bonus as well as relocation support.  Enjoy a safe and secure European lifestyle with a passion for the outdoors shared by most of your team.  You will live and work a hop, skip and jump away from most of the major European cities. In addition we offer the opportunity to work with a culturally diverse team who promote equal opportunities in an egalitarian environment and superb once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the Rolls Royce of steel companies in Europe.

Please contact [email protected] to indicate your interest and start the conversation.