As a solution provider for almost all areas of industrial manufacturing, the chemical industry is facing towering challenges. These include massive cost pressure, dizzying environmental regulations, disruptive technologies and escalating customer expectations. This is where storm-tested experts are required; ideally Atreus-approved.
IT change management at industrial services provider Infraserv Gendorf
An Atreus team managed the structural and strategic enhancement of IT services at an industrial services provider without prolonged process disruption – and in harmony with the workforce.
Production optimization at a medium-sized chemical company in Germany
Atreus implemented a digital planning board, built an operational excellence team, and achieved an EBITDA improvement of more than 5 million euros through more than 35 new projects.
Whitepaper on the organization of the future: HR between digital transformation and the new world of work
The world of work is in a state of upheaval. Flexible working models and job sharing are on the rise, and proven management and organizational models are being put to the test.
We are no strangers to complex challenges and our directors are right at home in the world of C-level decision-making. Atreus will quickly find the right, tried-and-tested people for your project, who will act and implement swiftly and decisively. At the same time, Atreus directors remain on-hand as sparring partners. Our network can also activate additional Achievers at short notice – from experts to CEOs.
We support you in challenges in the in the chemistry sector with the following services, among others:
Transformation Manager for a new business strategy or direction.d c
You are active in the chemical industry and want to expand your business in new countries with new customers.
We strengthen your team with the perfect resource who has already established a similar product range in the respective countries with sustainable success.
An Atreus approved manager analyzes your product portfolio, your existing customers, and your country structure. He or she develops a business plan for business expansion in the most important new markets and is responsible for implementation.
Chief Restructuring Officer for the future direction of a medium-sized contract manufacturerd c
The workflows in the production process must be automated to a higher degree and the running costs of production, including purchasing, must be optimized.
Strengthening your team with the perfect experts in the respective production processes, optimizing topics specifically according to priority.
An Atreus CRO with industry and restructuring experience takes charge of analyzing the overall situation and, together with the departments involved, draws up an implementation plan, including execution.
Commercial management for the financial governance of the company, company financial statements, key statements as well as professional presentations of business plans to investorsd c
You lack clarity about the financial situation of your chemical company. You want to make your cash and liquidity management more effective and automate the expansion of your finance and controlling area.
We strengthen your team with the perfect resource to secure your liquidity and professionalize your cash management. We ensure rolling and agile liquidity planning and the permanent retention of your finance professionals.
An Atreus approved CFO with experience in the chemical industry is responsible for cash and liquidity management and the implementation of forecasts. He realigns the finance department with all interfaces, optimizes pricing, ensures cooperation with investors and manages financial communication for all corporate events.
CxO for the portfolio company of a private equity company to support the management until the planned exitd c
One of your portfolio companies from the chemical industry is to be prepared for exit in the foreseeable future – but the current management is not meeting the relevant growth targets. You urgently need management capacity to formulate and implement new strategic goals.
We provide you with the ideal resource to put the portfolio company on a growth trajectory and safely prepare for a profitable exit.
A temporary Atreus CxO is responsible for analyzing the overall situation with the management team and creating a growth plan. He sets priorities in the product portfolio, processes, and commercial management, achieves partial goals via “quick wins,” and implements the defined strategy until success is achieved.
HR lead for attracting and retaining new leadersd c
Your team needs to be built up disproportionately quickly. You face the challenge of integrating new recruits into the work processes and retaining them in your company for the long term.
We complement your team with entrepreneurial HR manager personalities who will quickly and sustainably reposition your team.
An Atreus approved manager with recruiting expertise and change management experience will work with your managers to develop a storyline for new talent and a program to retain your employees over the long term.
Sales management for new product groups or countriesd c
You are a company from the chemical industry and need to expand your product portfolio internationally with new customers. To do this, you need resources in sales management.
We will strengthen your team with a sales experienced resource with the right know-how to drive your growth with new customers.
An Atreus Manager with knowledge of the product range, expertise in new customer acquisition, and a resilient network will be responsible for planning and implementing your go-to-market strategy.
Strategic and operational purchasing management with access to competitive conditions for raw materials, energy, etc.d c
In the light of rising raw material prices, you are faced with the challenge of purchasing materials and energy in a cost-optimized manner.
We strengthen your team with the ideal resource for the strategic and operational optimization of your purchasing management.
An Atreus approved Purchasing Manager with experience in the chemical industry will take over the management of your strategic and operational purchasing on a temporary basis. Thanks to his professional network of international manufacturers, he ensures the price-optimized and timely procurement of all required consumables.
Interim managers who bridge critical operational line functions along the entire value chaind c
The company has a short-term need for a proven performer in a first- or second-level line function whose rapid deployment is critical to the company’s continued success.
We quickly strengthen your team with a qualified+ interim manager – a genuine personality with leadership skills – and deliver the right person (m/f/d) for your company situation. Atreus’ hand-picked interim managers are perfectly suited to your challenge and ready for immediate deployment – nationally and internationally, on-site or remotely, as required.
A suitable Atreus approved interim manager takes on full operational responsibility for successfully securing and developing your business as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief HR Officer, Chief Operation Officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief Security Officer or as Head of Controlling, Finance, Purchasing, Logistics, Production, IT, Marketing, Sales, Client Service, Logistics, Production or Human Resources. As “Storm Proof Achievers,” Atreus interim managers are more than capable of tackling your special challenge. They act in a professional, thoughtful and hands-on manner that provides a perfect fit for your needs.
Overall project management for sustainable measures regarding energy or cycle managementd c
Your chemical company has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by a fixed date, but is far behind schedule.
We strengthen your team with the perfect resource to meet your schedule using targeted measures – ensuring the safe achievement of your ambitious goals.
An Atreus Approved Project Manager is responsible for managing all your subprojects within your sustainability program on a temporary basis. She acts as the central point of contact for management, specialist departments and subproject managers.
- Change in globalization trends
- Manage innovations
- Environmental Social Governance – the new standard
- Energy Management and Sustainability
- Circular economy / resource efficiency
- Productivity efficiency
- Availability of skilled workers
Statements from Atreus Director
„The increasing rise in energy prices demands a rethinking of the supply. Hydrogen is therefore pushing to the front because it represents an alternative to traditional suppliers.“
ATREUS CHEMISTRY RECEIVES MULTIPLE AWARDS
WE ARE PLEASED ABOUT THE RENEWED AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION OF OUR COMPETENCE IN 2023:
Automotive, Change Management,
CHEMICALS & PHARMACEUTICALS
Digitalization, Trade incl.: E-Commerce, Human Resources, IT-consulting & IT-Implementation, Consumer Goods, Life science, mechanical & plant engineering, operations management, performance improvement, Human Resources Consulting , restructuring
Handelsblatt award: Atreus is one of the top HR consultancies 2023 in Germany.
Statements from Advisor
„From my international management experience of more than 30 years, I know how critical to success and how valuable people are. That’s why working with Atreus is so valuable, because they are able to provide rapid support on both acute and strategic issues, thanks to their in-depth technical understanding and their experience in change processes at eye level.“
Atreus Leadership Survey 2022
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