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Maintenance Engineer

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of chemical products. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya now has a global presence extending to more than 100 locations in over 50 countries and 6,000 employees.

At our headquarters in Switzerland, we are searching for a(n)

Maintenance Engineer

Job main responsibilities

  • Design preventive maintenance plans for equipment
  • Develop condition monitoring matrix for all critical equipment
  • Support process competence center and machine technology development for standardization and mprovement of existing machines and equipment
  • Collect existing maintenance documents in the plants and adapt it to Group maintenance template
  • Organize and structure Group database for preventive maintenance plans
  • Collect existing training materials and adapt to Group template
  • Define a maintenance training catalogue for the Group
  • Prepare or improve standard templates for all 20 key maintenance elements with CC Maintenance recommendations
  • Communicate and share preventive maintenance database and training catalogue to operation facilities worldwide
  • Provide plants with machine specific support through ongoing maintenance projects
  • Technical support to plants for supply of spare parts
  • Exchange and transfer information and know-how between plants
  • Continuously improve the maintenance database (preventive maintenance guidelines, standards, execution job, etc) to share best practice and know-how

Candidate profile requirements

  • University degree (Ms) in Mechanical Engineering
  • at least 5 years work experience in maintenance of equipment and machinery in mineral processing plant
  • Very good knowledge in English, German or French (spoken and written)
  • Teamplayer with integrating communication skills, who is used to work in a multicultural and international environment
  • Very good organizational skills
  • Experience in databases
  • Travel needed to suppliers and industrial sites around the world
  • Knowledge of specific calcium carbonate processing equipment is a plus


Reinach/Basel country/Switzerland


Omya (Schweiz) AG
Baslerstrasse 42
4665 Oftringen