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MINOLITE

Transforming glass waste into sustainable construction materials.


The Company was established to develop an expanded glass granulate for the circular economy based on recycled glass, utilizing carbon neutral energy sources.

Our technology department and pilot production plant are located at Eggemoen Aviation and Technology park.

Valunor AS is registered in Norway with company number  926418505, and is  a wholly owned subsidiary of Valunor AG, registered in Zug, Switzerland.

 
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History

The Company was established 2016 to perform a research programme for the development of an expanded glass granulate and to develop the nescessary production equipment. The program was supported by the Research Council of Norway as part of the SkatteFunn R&D tax scheme.

In 2018 the Company started to design and build a new kiln able to produce expanded granulates under close to zero gravity conditions by utilizing energy from renewable hydropower.

In 2020 a patent application based on the invention was filed.

 
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Our Team

Pan European Team

Our team has deep knowledge in material science, construction business and international business development.

 
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Charles Churet

President

Over 32 years at Dow Chemical. In 2008 he acquired distresses assets, grew the business organically & trough multiple acquisitions creating Axson .In 2015 the BU were sold to Sika, PPG and Maeder. He now manages Oyat Invest AG ,his family office. In November 2019 he led the re-incorporation of Minolite under Valunor AG and chairs the board of Directors.

We are hiring

Valunor AS company offers a great job opportunity.

We are a Swiss based technology company with its main operation in Norway where we developed a brand-new process to transform glass waste into sustainable construction materials. We are rapidly growing market traction and developing an improved manufacturing process to support our future business development. We are an agile team with international experience members driving significant change inside the sustainable scope of construction.

 

Job Description: Production and R&D site supervisor

We are looking for a site supervisor to manage our technology testing department and pilot production plant located at Eggemoen Aviation and Technology Park. That site is the key location where we are executing the next step of development of the technology and scale up of the initial commercial unit. The site supervisor will also be part of the project leadership team in charge of the development and testing program of the technology.

The job position is based at Eggemoen Norway

Main job profile:

The sites supervisor has the full responsibilities of the production plan, testing program execution and direct supervision of the manufacturing operators. He is in charge of executing all site action plan on time within budget and within scope. He will have the responsibility to propose and implement improvement plan covering all aspect of the site from raw material supply up to end products shipments including infrastructure evolution, internal quality control and Health and safety compliance.

Oversee all aspects of the sites. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and is responsible for action plan execution. Prepare reports for upper management regarding operational results.

The successful candidate will work directly with the leadership team. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each site activities are compatible and will manage resource plan to achieve the goals.

May require a minimum a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field of industrial operation or team management. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. Self-autonomous and team player to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Lead and direct the work of others. Great organization capabilities and agility is expected.

Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Responsibilities:


  • Organize and manage production and testing planning

  • Deliver the planned production volume

  • Train and motivate the manufacturing workforce

  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to constraints based on financial analysis

  • Propose and implement improvement action plan

  • Prepare the site and operation to fulfill qualification future audit

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation

  • Measure and track site performance and propose corrective actions if needed

  • Create and maintain comprehensive site documentation

  • Use and continually develop leadership skills

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • Develop spreadsheets, reporting tools as needed

Requirements:

  • Languages: Fluent Norwegian, English

  • Proven working experience in site and team management

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills

  • Excellent internal communication skills

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software

  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience as minimum

  • Mechanical and or Chemical background will be plus

Project Manager top skills & proficiencies:

  • Developing and tracking Budgets

  • Manufacturing experience

  • Management

  • lean and operational excellence tools

  • Planning

  • Performance Management

  • Verbal and written communication

  • Agility in a multicultural environment

 

Contact Us

Minolite Materials AS

Eggemoen Aviation and Technology Park

Rotorveien 22, 3514 Hønefoss, Norway

Po. Box 2020, N-3103 Tønsberg, Norway

Valunor AS

Stensarmen 3A,

Po.Box 2020, N-3103 Tønsberg, Norway

Valunor AG

C/O Fellmann & Partner AG

Grafenaustrasse 7, CH-6300 ZUG

Switzerland

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