Technical Director


Our client is a market leading producer of specilaity chemicals with multiple production sites across Europe and a wider global presence. They are currently looking for an experienced candidate to act as a Technical Director for one of their production sites in Germany.

Your tasks will include
* Direct management of our 13-member technical department at the site as well as interaction with cross-departmental and intersite interfaces
* Planning and coordination of investment and maintenance projects with regards to our technical facilities and infrastructure
* Participation in budget planning and responsibility for quality, scheduling and cost-oriented project execution, including regular reporting
* Ensuring plant availability, with regard to occupational safety, plant safety and process reliability
* Planning and coordination of external project partners and service providers
* Participation in energy management tasks
* Organization of the creation and maintenance of technical documentation of our plants
taking into account the legal and internal provisions

Your profile
* Completed technical engineering studies (e.B. process engineering, chemical engineering or mechanical engineering) with relevant professional experience in a comparable position, at best in the maintenance of a chemical production plant
* In-depth knowledge of project management
* Knowledge of the legal provisions (BImSchG, WHG, etc.) and experience dealing with authorities as well as external partner companies
* Strong social competence and very good communication skills, including in the English language good knowledge of words and writing. Must also be fluent in German

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