VIE - Junior Project Manager Valorization Program

Rheinberg (Germany)
Student / Recent Graduate

The Job

Company description: Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. Our purpose—we bond people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress—is a call to go beyond, to reinvent future forms of progress and create sustainable shared value for all through the power of science. In a world facing an ever-growing population and quest for resources, we aim to be the driving force triggering the next breakthroughs to enable humanity to advance while protecting the planet we all share. We bond with customers and partners to address today and tomorrow’s megatrends. As a global leader in Materials, Chemicals and Solutions, Solvay brings advancements in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, water and air treatment, to solve critical industrial, social and environmental challenges. You can count on our innovative solutions to contribute to safer, cleaner and more sustainable future. Job description: The core mission of the Valorization Team is to develop sustainable and circular solutions for caverns, co-product, by-product and wastes. The aim is to protect the licenses to operate of our 6 European production sites, increase their competitiveness and save natural resources while promoting our participation in the current development H2 value chain and other solutions for our caverns. More specifically, you will focus on projects around the German soda ash plants.    The position will report directly to the Project line Manager with a dotted line to Rheinberg site management to assure that all the challenges are tackled with the adequate view on German Regulation. The team will work to help Rheinberg site to reach the Solvay One Planet targets, minimizing the production of by-products/wastes, improving their valorization and ReUse, avoiding their disposal whenever possible.   Performance objectives You will be responsible to investigate the legal context of the waste management, with initial focus on combustion ashes, to define ways & opportunities for their valorization You will investigate the market, with the help of your supervisors, with the aim to find partners that have the interest to valorize by-products/combustion ashes and to invest in long term solutions. You will follow-up, with the help of your supervisors, the leads to transform ideas into real business You will help the plant teams to deploy strategies and means to reduce the production of specific by-products/wastes    Qualifications and requirements Master degree in technical/legal matters (e.g. environmental engineering), with a business oriented attitude 1-2 years experience in business a plus German (fluent), English (fluent), French (a plus)   Desired skills Basic chemistry knowledge Knowledge of legal frame of residues (wastes & by-products) business  Analytical thinking: ability to obtain & analyze information from different sources.  Strategic thinking: elaborate information in business oriented objectives Communication Skills, Problem Solving Skills, Flexibility/Adaptability, Can-do attitude   Desired behaviors Team player attitude Ability to work in multicultural environment Entrepreneurial attitude.  Structured Empathic ability to build connections and relationships starting from first contact   What is in for you  Multicultural environment that is target driven and very dynamic. Key enabler to build real solutions & collaborations to reach strategic and long-term objectives of our GBU Opportunity to tackle our business in a holistic approach, defining the best strategies, taking into account the legal frame, investments, variable and fixed costs, market opportunities. Entrepreneurial and structured challenges with leads to follow in embrional phase    Additional information Work on site, with some flexibility possible Occasional traveling   #LI-AE1 #LI-Onsite Education level: Master's Degree Work experience: 6 months - 1 year Start contract date: 01-02-23
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