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Process Development Engineer

Date: Aug 11, 2019

Location: Allentown, PA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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[[Process Development Chemist]]


Location: [[Allentown, PA]]

Function: [[Chemist]]

Career Level: [[Experienced]]

Legal Entity: [[Evonik Corporation]]

Business Line: [[Not specified]]


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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Evonik is a best-in-class specialty chemicals company.  Our facility in Allentown PA is currently in need of a Process Development Chemist to support the development and transfer of technology from lab scale to commercialization.  The position is responsible for identification and execution of incremental productivity improvement ideas, development of new procedures of limited scope and providing technical recommendations based on results.



  • Perform experiments to optimize chemical synthetic processes
  • Review laboratory results and analytical data and draw conclusions, suggest next steps in project
  • Analysis of samples using various techniques and instrumentation
  • Participate in process scale-up and tech transfer


  • B. Sc. in Scientific or Engineering discipline
  • 2-5 years working in a chemical laboratory environment or pilot plant operation
  • Experience with new product scale-up and batch processing is a plus
  • Ability to analyse data and draw conclusions
  • Project management skills, and ability to multitask
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, and also self-direct
  • Mechanical aptitude is a plus

Your Application

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Allentown