Network Administrator (m/f/d) EMEA/APAC Region

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Date: Sep 5, 2023

Location: Bergheim, DE

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials


Huber Engineered Materials is a division of J.M. Huber Corporation, one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary




In this role you will ensure network availability, scalability to individual requirements, contribute to Huber´s network strategy, consult and support IT teams as well as business units around all network related initiatives and projects.


You will act as a network technology representative in all portfolio projects, guiding stakeholders to design their requirements in line with global technology strategy. 


You will also represent the technology aspects by working closely with the engineering teams, enterprise networking team and ensure that projects and initiatives align with network standards and strategies. You will also be part of Huber´s 2nd Level Support and escalation process, with focus on network technologies.

Main Responsibilities


Deliver a world class network service delivery, to allow Huber to leverage latest technologies as these align with industry best practices. Enable Huber to improve and maintain a high available network infrastructure, focusing on modern manufacturing.

  • Network lifecycle management of Huber Standard equipment
    • Maintain valid Service Contracts on all equipment 
    • Plan and process replacements according to manufacturers/Hubers life cycle announcements
  • Ongoing demand analysis and network improvement initiatives
  • Optimization, Management and Troubleshooting
    • LAN (Cisco and Cisco Meraki)
    • Wireless LAN (Cisco and Cisco Meraki)
    • Firewalls (Fortinet)
    • Data connections (MPLS, VPN, SD-WAN)
  • Plan, present and process network infrastructure initiatives
  • Maintaining and implementation of new network standards and processes
  • Management of medium sized local network projects
  • Documentation
    • Changes
    • Architecture
    • Problems
  • Ensure network availability

Requirements & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree within Information Technology field of study, or equivalent work experience
  • Production level experience in order to migrat and deploy current Huber standard solutions
  • Experience with performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques
  • 5+ years of experience with Meraki/Cisco technologies and services such as switching and routing, firewall management, TCP/IP networking, LAN/Wireless LAN
  • 3+ years of experience architecting and developing complex high availability network designs 
  • Deep product knowledge and understanding of Meraki/Cisco product features including Disaster Recovery, Internet of Things, Monitoring, and Remote Management
  • Exceptional problem-solving and crisis management skills, and ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Ability to independently identify challenges and demonstrate approach to solutions
  • Fluent language skills in English, German is a plus
  • Able to communicate clearly and convey necessary information
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 30-40%

In addition to the good benefits of the German chemical industry, we can offer you a very interesting task area with high responsibility and opportunities for further development.


Have we sparked your interest?


We look forward to your application specifying the earliest possible starting date and your salary request.


  Huber Engineered Materials