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VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 118238
Senior Process Engineer
Location: United States : Allentown, PA
Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)
Business Line: Comfort & Insulation
What we offer
You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a
team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment.
Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you
will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them
independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for
personal and professional development are of course part of the
package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a
family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.
Process technology and continuous improvement support for Amines
Technology Platform manufacturing sites. Provide team leadership
and expertise in the areas of new product/process introduction,
productivity project work, and plant technical support. Utilize
advanced process engineering and applied process R&D skills to
lead teams in troubleshooting efforts and general plant support as
needs arise. Provide process engineering & applied process R&D
expertise in support of e-MOC, OPHR and technical risk
Support the successful introduction of new products and
processes. Lead and/or execute the experimental work required to
support scale up activities and develop a robust commercial scale
manufacturing process from small scale laboratory data. Partner
with R&D, asset management and plant engineering/operations to
plan/coordinate trial manufacturing runs.
Identify, develop and execute plant productivity projects to
drive improvements in the areas of production capacity and cost
Generate scope of work documents for small to medium sized
capital projects as required in support of these efforts. Manage
the execution of small projects. Provide front end loading and
follow up technical support for larger projects to enable execution
by Project Engineering.
Function as the main point of contact for technical support
requests from manufacturing sites. Coordinate and/or lead plant
technical support and/or major plant troubleshooting efforts as
Initiate and drive to completion e-MOC in support of assigned
projects or as needed elsewhere
Participate in or lead site hazard/operability (HAZOP) reviews
in support of assigned projects or as needed elsewhere
Participate in the preparation and execution of operating plant
hazard reviews (OPHR) including the timely completion of assigned
projects/actions resulting from the reviews
B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering
10+ years of relevant work experience. Beneficial work
experiences include support of optimization and productivity
initiatives within operations, continuous improvement/Lean or Six
Sigma training, process engineering, applied process R&D
engineering and production engineering.
Comfort providing technical support to a manufacturing site on a
remote basis. Position is based in Allentown and will require
travel to/from plant locations to be effective.
Comfort working in a plant environment. Position requires
working on the plant floor directly with plant engineers,
operations and maintenance staff on a regular basis
Ability to work effectively across R&D and manufacturing.
Capability to manage laboratory scale projects in support of plant
A high level of initiative and self-starting skills
Ability to apply strong engineering and troubleshooting skills
in response to planned and unplanned technical challenges that
arise in a chemical manufacturing plant setting.
Capability of handling a heavy workload, establishing priorities
and adjusting priorities as dictated by business needs
Strong planning and organizational skills
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
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VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 118238
Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual
orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran
status or any other legally protected status.
Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited
application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in
conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any
fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework
agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a
staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should
this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment
process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm
will be entertained in this regard.