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(Junior) Manager /Analyst/ Specialist Sales & Operation Planning - Energy Materials (m/f/d)

Date:  Mar 24, 2024

Hamburg, DE, 20097

Business Unit:  Energy Materials
Job Function:  Sales
Level of Experience:  Mid-Career

In our Business Unit Energy Materials, we have a wide range of activities around Lithium ecosystem. Our operations is designed to refine various Lithium derivatives including R&D. We are developing further projects in Europe to produce Battery Grade Lithium chemicals.


We work on closing the loop by enabling recycling locally. We envision various participation models, aim for CO2-neutral operations, and create new partnerships and business models supporting our impact focus in the lithium ecosystem.


Therefore, we are actively seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team in the role as Manager Sales & Operation Planning (m/f/d) – located in Hamburg. If you are passionate about market analysis and contributing to strategic business decisions, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


Your tasks:


  • In this new position, you will be responsible for creating and tracking regular weekly and monthly reports on the market Energy Materials and its current situation.
  • Here, your role will involve conducting thorough market scans through industry reports and data sources, and performing detailed analyses to comprehend market trends, providing essential support for sales and business decisions.
  • You support with managing various market research and data analysis, ensuring access to relevant and up-to-date information. The maintenance and updating of a centralized database of market and competitive intelligence for ongoing reference will be a key aspect of your responsibilities.
  • In addition to your analytical responsibilities, you will play a role in supporting operational business processes by defining and implementing processes to enhance overall efficiencies.
  • Your expertise will extend to providing support for projects in different stages, including the preparation of project reports, presentations, and facilitation of approval processes.



Your profile:


  • If you are interested in this role, you should possess a bachelor’s degree in engineering, ideally with a focus on Chemicals or other relevant fields, or you providing a strong educational foundation for understanding of the role.
  • Demonstrated expertise or a good background in Chemicals and Energy Materials is also positive for this role, enabling you to navigate the challenges and requirements of the industry.
  • A solid understanding of financial principles, with expertise in Profit and Loss (P&L) and cash flow, is required. This financial know-how is crucial for informed decision-making and strategic planning within the scope of the position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a must, with an emphasis on excellent skills in Excel and PowerPoint. The ability to leverage collaboration tools ensures effective communication and presentation of complex data and insights.
  • Moreover, effective communication is a key competency for this role. You should demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams.


If this position sounds interesting to you, we look forward to receiving your application in English.

Every day, each one of us contributes to HELM's success with competence, the highest expertise and unique service. We reward this commitment - not only with international opportunities, possibilities for seminars and further training but also with benefits that offer optimal conditions to reach the perfect work-life balance.

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