- Research & development
- Analysis skills
- Microsoft Excel
- Communication skills
- Microsoft Office
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.
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The Product Development Engineer position will support development and commercialization of new products and processes for our US and international manufacturing sites. The role will involve literature/patent research, hands on operation of equipment in laboratories and pilot plants, and coordination of scale-up for full commercialization.
Research new technology concepts. Prepare and execute experimental designs. Analyze and interpret results for commercial viability.
Prepare sample quantities and support plant operations personnel in conducting large scale commercial runs.
Work closely with all facets of the product development process, including business, technical, customer service, quality, logistics, and production personnel.
Assist business operations and technical management in feasibility studies and production cost estimation.
Adhere to safety standards at all times.
Must have a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Chemical Engineering or related science.
Prefer 3+ years of industrial or R&D experience in catalyst or chemical production or refinery environment but will consider new graduates with demonstrated research skills.
Must have familiarity with basic Microsoft Office products, with an emphasis on proficiency in Excel.
Specific experience with catalysis, alumina adsorbents, or inorganic chemistry is a plus.
Must have a strong drive to provide superior products and services, be highly conscientious and detail oriented, flexible and able to manage competing priorities.
Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as strong oral and written communication skills
Above all, applicants should be self-motivated and eager to expand their abilities and knowledge beyond their traditional area of practice.
To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.
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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.