Armacell Employee Stories
Employee Story Monika Trojanowska-Tomczak– "The great thing about working at Armacell is that I have many tools to work with at my disposal."
- Employee Story: Project Chemist-
"One of my tasks is to build knowledge for the company. I constantly update the internal database, I do market checks about all sorts of raw materials and I keep the company up to date about new solutions."
Employee Story Karl Paetz-Lauter – “After almost 30 years at Armacell, it is natural to feel a strong connection.”
- Employee Story: VP Research & Innovation-
“What I always liked about my job are the opportunities that people have at Armacell. Offering chances to grow has a long tradition in our company. Even very early in the Armstrong era, I was able to take responsibility for tasks that I would hardly even have come close to in other companies with the position I had back then. ‘You can make a difference’ has always been true – even in those days.“
Employee Story Birgit Heller– “Sharing our knowledge and talking about our current projects helps a lot – because it is an exchange of experience.”
- Employee Story: Analytical Specialist Product Testing-
“After four months of collecting experience with mechanical product testing, I am happy to spend time in the laboratory again. I have the chance to get to know new testing methods in our very well equipped laboratories. For example, I learned a lot about the thermo gravimetric analysis.”
Employee Story Bianca Fischer – “I like the variety of my tasks: I take part in different projects and I also work interdisciplinary.”
- Employee Story: Project Chemist R&D -
“I like the variety of my tasks: In the context of my projects I start with a fundamental research on small scale in the laboratory and afterwards switch to upscaling trials on the production lines."
Story Sarah Rehberg – “I appreciate the possibility to work on various topics. What my job does not offer is standstill.”
- Employee Story: WAM PD Coordinator / Corporate P&O Development Specialist -
In her job, Sarah focusses on different projects mainly. That’s what she likes most about her job at Armacell: “I appreciate the possibility to work on various topics. I continuously think about different issues from different angles, take up multiple challenges and support a constant development. What my job does not offer is standstill.”
Michael Brenneis "Workers are given responsibilities that allow them to lead. We can really make a difference here."
- Marketing Communications Specialist -
Michael joined the Armacell Marketing Team in Chapell Hill, NC in December 2015 as Marketing Communication Specialist. He coordinates trade show events and updates on the web. In his free time Mike likes to travel, enjoys mountain biking with friends and crafting furniture in his woodshop.
We celebrate the “International Women’s Day” 2016 - Motivating output from Lisa Liu, our Operations Controller at Armacell APAC
- Operations Controller -
Armacell shows very fair career development chances for women and for their career paths within the company. We have an excellent management team which encourages us to grow and which recognizes and the values of each individual.
We celebrate the “International Women’s Day” 2016 - Captivating words from Tasha Joyner, our SAP Master Data Administrator II
- SAP Master Data Administrator II -
Identify your strengths and weaknesses and be open to positive feedback. Choose a career that will complement highlight your strengths.
We celebrate the “International Women’s Day” 2016 - Powerful messages from Déborah Hutschemackers, our General Manager Group Controlling
- General Manager Group Controlling-
If you want to have a successful career the only important thing is: Do what you love, love what you do! Being a man or woman does not matter that much and will never define your abilities or professional skills.
Anand Murty “Being part of a successful team or leading it in challenging situations – that’s what makes me enjoy my work every day.”
- Technical Training Manager APAC -
In his new role, Anand utilizes his technical competence and vast experience in various fields to enhance the technical knowledge of his colleagues in Sales and Marketing teams. He also represents Armacell in various technical & marketing forums.
Bianca Fischer, Monika Trojanowska-Tomczak & Birgit Heller: Science is highly relevant for Armacell and therefore scientists are as well.
- Women in Science Day 2016 -
The development of high performance products requires a lot of knowledge, research and expertise.
Student Intern Supply Chain
- Students at Armacell -
"What I like about working at Armacell is that it never gets boring: There is no daily business, my work environment in the Worlclass Armacell Mindset team is international and I feel that my opinion is valued and important.”
Students at Armacell – CAPEX Process Management live
- Students at Armacell -
We have the opportunity to bring our theoretical knowledge to life, gain practical experience and widen our network.
Salvatore Gargallo – “I want to foresee risks even better so that the majority of potential unsafe behaviors during daily work can be prevented”
- WAM Safety & Environment Corporate Coordinator -
“I work on seven steps for Safety and Environment and develop the related tools and training materials. In order to monitor the implementation of the WAM SAF& ENV Pillars I work closely together with the different plants. We monitor the effective implementation of the tools and training sessions and check how well the new tools and methods function.”
Georg Eleftheriadis – “Working with different and international colleagues is a huge enrichment and makes my work both more exciting and more successful.”
- Manager Technical Marketing -
"Armacell offers its employees a great balance between different cultures, people and various projects and working areas."
Kunal Saxena – “You can contribute a lot to the company, if you are keen to learn and develop.”
- National Manager Pharma India -
"When I started to work at Armacell I had to deal with a completely new product and working type. Our office in Dubai was a small one with only me and another colleague."
Monique Boer – “I love assisting my colleagues with the preparation for WAM SME Audits as much as helping them to share their knowledge with other colleagues.”
- WAM Sales & Marketing Manager -
As WAM Sales & Marketing Manager Monique coordinates worldwide implementation of the WAM Sales & Marketing Excellence program (WAM SME).
Eike Block – “I bring together the quality and the process staff and support them in producing a world-class product.”
- WAM Coordinator -
Eike has been working as WAM Coordinator for a little more than one and a half years now. What he enjoys most about working at Armacell is the colorful and international set-up of both his team and his job.
Nadezhda Churakova – “People Are My Job And Also My Passion”
- HR Manager Russia -
Nadezhda joined Armacell in 2014 as HR Manager. Previously, she has been working as HR Manager in different international companies. Nadezhda is now managing our new site in Russia.
André Roesmann – “At Armacell I Have The Opportunity To Develop My Personal And Professional Profile”
- Process Manager -
There are many things I like about working at Armacell: Most importantly, Armacell offers flexible career paths that allow its employees to further develop their personal strengths and to gain expertise in different sectors of the company.
Tania Hippler – “Armacell offers the opportunity to work globally.”
- Intern Corporate Communications -
When I started my internship at Armacell, I was able to support the Corporate Communications Team and work independently on some projects straight away. When you do an internship that is not always the case and pleased me very much.
Mika Meller– “I am impressed how effective our colleagues are when it comes to developing innovative products”
- Global R&D Manager-
Tackling challenges together with a strong team”, that’s what Mika liked from the very beginning when he started working at Armacell’s PET foam team in Switzerland. For him it’s important to be part of a small family-like team because it’s fun and inspiring to master challenges together.
Christina Brown – “I appreciate that at Armacell we care about each other.”
- Reception Clerk -
"Working at Armacell means working in a company that cares about its employees. This is not self-evident and I appreciate every gesture – may it be the near-by canteen, a team event organized by the head of department, a nice word by team leaders to their colleagues or a birthday present or St. Nicholas' Day surprise to all employees."