Today we are introducing you with an amazing opportunity to work as Research and Development Manager Rare Metals in NPM Silmet OÜ, one of the largest science-based high-tech companies in Estonia.

As R&D Manager you have a unique opportunity to drive the innovation in the leading rare metal producer and manage a highly professional and motivated team. You have the ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships and communication with all levels of people. Self-motivation and proactive approach to create a positive attitude in an ever-changing environment make your eyes shine? Then you are welcome to join NPM Silmet!

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For them, innovation has always been a key driver for business.
You can travel around the world and get to know the factories and procedures inside the NPM.
They have world-class laboratory equipment - up to a tenth of the tantalum and up to a fifth of the niobium consumed by the world is currently produced by them.
They support strong international cooperation and the possibility to grow inside the company.
For them, success is a journey, not a destination.
They are one of Europe's largest rare metal and rare earth metal manufacturers with the trade union.

Are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Rare Metal R&D projects with a team of five.
Troubleshoot any performance-related deficiencies as they become apparent.
Use and continually develop leadership skills and interface with your chemicals and oxides counterpart.
Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with all stakeholders.
Manage the Technology Program, through practicing project management tools such as Stage-Gate (Six Sigma Tool).
Are responsible for environment, health and safety compliance as well as regulatory compliance of the project work conducted by the team.

10 years of people and project management experience in an industrial or commercial environment.
A current understanding of the company’s business objects along with client contract terms and conditions together with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of chemical engineering and extractive metallurgy.
Great, if you have a strong working knowledge of metal recovery from complex feeds via technologies such as hydrometallurgy (leaching, solvent extraction, ion exchange or electrowinning) and pyrometallurgy (calcination, smelting, converting/oxidation, reduction).
Experience with flowsheet development and implementation.
A degree in chemical or metallurgical engineering.
Russian and English language gives you freedom at work.

Sillamäe, Estonia
Flexible business hours

Madis is happy to give you more information via phone +372 555 41 638 or e-mail