Job title: Technoloy Director
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 06-05-2016
Elkem Foundry Products is the leading metal treatment solution provider to the cast iron industry and a supplier of high quality special ferrosilicons to the steel industry. Our products, supported by our experienced technical service teams, provide innovative solutions for iron foundries and steel mills worldwide. The car industry, pipe producers and engineering companies are our important customer categories.
We have five manufacturing sites supported by sales offices and representatives around the world. A globally based technical service team and a commitment to research and development complement our high quality products and means that we can supply innovative solutions to our customer’s challenges.
We are now looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of “Technology Director – Elkem Foundry Products division”.
Ensure production units work systematically to continuously improve work processes and parameters with decisive impact on economic results
Support plants to establish and implement improvement programs and follow up results
Assist plants in utilizing Elkem resources and capabilities outside the business area
Ensure systematic work and a strategy to develop best technology for optimal productivity and availability
Follow-up of execution of large engineering projects
Higher technical education
Excellent knowledge and competence on production processes and product development and how they link value creation and profitability
Minimum 5-10 years relevant experience
Knowledge and good understanding of principles for continuous improvement work
Good co-operation and communication skills
Fluency in English language
You will report to SVP Elkem Foundry Products division
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Elkem er blant verdens ledende selskaper innen miljøvennlig produksjon av metallprodukter og materialer. Hovedprodukter er silisium, silikon, spesiallegeringer til støperiindustrien, karbon og microsilica. Selskapet har produksjonsanlegg i Europa, Nord-Amerika, Sør-Amerika, Afrika og Asia, i tillegg til et omfattende nettverk av salgskontorer i de viktigste markedene i Europa og Asia. Elkem er eid av China National Bluestar.