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Technical Manager, Surface Mining

Date: Apr 11, 2021

Location: Harvey, IL, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Technical Manager, Surface Mining Next possible start date | Salt Lake City

Your responsibilities:

The Technical Manager of Surface Mining will oversee product line development and address lubricant related issues in mining applications. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop a strong understanding of market conditions and competitive landscape in order to prioritize opportunities and achieve growth objectives.
  • Support the sales group through application knowledge, product recommendations, technical problem solving, business development assistance, and customer training.
  • Manage multiple priorities, make decisions with sound judgement, think strategically to identify opportunities, and lead initiatives.
  • Address lubricant-related issues in mining applications.
  • Act as “the voice of the customer” to the Fuchs R&D and Technical groups. 
  • Travel domestically as needed.



Qualifications we are looking for:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such Engineering is preferred, yet other degrees with demonstrated technical abilities will also be considered.
  • 5+ years of experience in surface mining production, equipment, or processing. 
  • Knowledge of lubricant application, use, and maintenance practices in the surface mining space.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities, make decisions with good judgment, think strategically to identify opportunities, and lead initiatives within a self-directed project team.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of credibility in the surface mining industry



These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

Fuchs Lubricants Co. is the United States operating unit of Fuchs Petrolub S.E., the world's largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants with global sales of over $2.4 Billion. We provide high quality lubricants and services to a wide range of industries such as automotive, appliance, aerospace manufacturers, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, transportation, mining, and energy. The organization is constantly developing new technology to meet the ever-changing demands of modern industry and we are recognized for providing world-class technical support to our strong customer base.

Excel beyond your limitations and contribute your ideas in the flat hierarchies of a family-run company listed on the MDAX. Please apply online by clicking the "Apply now" button.

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