Application Manager Paints and Coatings Europe

Ihre Aufgaben


  • Management of Omya Paints & Coatings Laboratory
  • Providing technology services to customer, internal and external
  • Being the Technical center of expertise for Paints, Coatings applications
  • Managing Technical Services and Innovation projects in the field of Paints & Coatings in Europe
  • Lead a team of 7 people (3 project engineers and 4 lab technicians)
  • Prioritizing projects and allocated resources in the laboratory for Paints & Coatings
  • Support and active participation in development projects in the field of Paints & Coatings
  • Support of Distribution Business with laboratory projects in line with regional strategic objectives
  • Joint Customer visits with Sales Force if required
  • Preparing publications (Bulletins, magazines) and presentations as well as presenting to congresses and customers following all corporate policies
  • Support of global Key Accounts and Business Development

Ihr Profil


  • M.Sc. or PhD in chemical engineering / paints, coatings or similar discipline
  • minimum 5 years' experience in the paints and coatings or related field
  • Expert in paints and coatings formulations
  • Service-oriented solution provider with strong customer focus and related social skills
  • Open mind & structured approach to both, innovation projects and support of existing business
  • Ability to find and constantly looking for customer solutions, achieve objectives and drive them to completion
  • Open-minded, straight forward, flexible, hands-on, down-to-earth
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Nice to have: Powder Coating experience
  • Willing to travel up to 30%


Egerkingen, Switzerland
Omya (Schweiz) AG
Benito Fontana
Baslerstrasse 42
4665 Oftringen