Frankfurt am Main, DE

Location Details:  Remote within Europe

Title:  (Sr) Project Manager, EMEA (all genders)

Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference. Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.              



We are now looking for an experienced (Sr) Project Manager, EMEA (all genders) within our Industry & Water segment to join our Engineering & Technology team. The main purpose of this role will be to plan and implement major investment projects and to lead, manage and deliver these projects safely, on time, within budget and fit for purpose. In this position you will directly report to the VP Engineering & Technology, Industry & Water. This position can be based in one of our locations in Europe such as Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, or United Kingdom. 


In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Project management within our Industry & Water segment according to Kemira’s guidelines, standards and procedures 
  • Planning and implementation of major investment projects 
  • Leading, managing and delivering projects safely, on time, within budget and fit for purpose
  • Managing internal and external project team members including contractors
  • Delivering feasibility studies and plant design concepts for strategic projects
  • Optimizing and improving process steps and plants related to EHSQ principles 
  • Being the interface for all project related stakeholders and maitaining trustful relationships 
  • Project controlling, reporting and claim management


What you’ll bring to the team: 

  • University degree in Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, EICA or Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional experience (> 10 years) in chemical and/ or process industry 
  • Proven track record demonstrating project management experience (> 7 years) in planning and construction of plants
  • Very good analytical skills and the ability to manage extensive planning environments & schedules successfully 
  • Good understanding and frequent user of related IT-systems, such as SAP, CAD/CAE-Tools, MS Office and MS Project
  • Very good communication and cooperation skills cross-functional and within team
  • Excellent English skills, both verbal and written 
  • Willingness to travel according to project demands within EMEA, potentially including periods of temporary settlement at the project site 

What you can expect from us: 

  • Employment in a very successful company with an well established market position and sustainable strategy
  • A job that offers a wide range of tasks and great development opportunities
  • Strong exposure and visibility to senior management of Kemira
  • First-class colleagues, expertise and tools to work with, enabling you to perform at your best 
  • Work in a diverse and driven team 
  • Many additional local benefits depending on location such as company car, company pension scheme, etc 
  • Opportunity to work from home and at the office 
  • Regular team events


Ready to create better every day? Join Kemira!
For more information, please contact Werner Schaffrin, VP Engineering & Technology, I&W via phone (+49 162 1027473) or email (werner.schaffrin@kemira.com).

Please apply online with CV, motivation letter, reference letters and salary expectations at kemira.com/careers.



Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. Our customers include industrial and municipal water treatment operators, and pulp & paper industry among others. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on water treatment, renewable solutions, and digital services. In 2023, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.4 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. For more information, please visit our web site www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.