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QAL Technician

Date: Jun 12, 2021

Location: Deer Park, TX, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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QAL Technician


Location: United States : Deer Park, TX

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Oil Additives USA, Inc.

Business Line: Oil Additives


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 QAL technicians are involved in all aspects of the product certification process from approving raw materials, testing intermediate streams and certifying finished products for shipment to customers.



  • Perform all tasks with safety of self and fellow workers as the highest priority.
  • Follow all company, plant and lab safety guidelines.
  • Actively participate in TPM (Total Productive Management).
  • Have working knowledge of SAP & QIS in order to play a key role in the workflow (including input and evaluation of analytical data, interaction with production with regard to sample results and in/out of spec material, making usage decisions on product,  filing worksheets in product folder and printing, sending & filing COA’s to customers).
  • Perform testing of DE Monomer, Viscoplex (Polymer) & Raw Material samples with related methods and equipment (Instruments used: GC, HPLC, GPC, DSC, AAS, auto-viscometers and manual viscometers).
  • Assist in maintenance of QAL instrumentation & Unit Lab equipment associated with the monomer side and Polymer side with QAL Coordinator including calibration and use of NWA control charts.
  • Have working knowledge of plant facilities, process chemistry, product characterization methods and properties.
  • Maintain sample retain system.
  • Actively participate in Plant Quality System by entering Variances for product quality and safety issues.
  • Assist QAL management representative to manage the housekeeping of the lab including disposal of chemicals, waste and glass equipment.
  • Assist QAL management representative in maintaining inventory of lab supplies.
  • Assist QAL management representative in managing and scheduling PM activities on lab instrumentation


  • Twenty (20) hours of college Chemistry/Math and/or 4 years of relevant analytical experience, in a lab technician type job
  • Familiarity with computers and software usage
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work productively either alone or in a team environment
  • Familiarity with chemical laboratory equipment assembly and use preferred

Your Application

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.


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.

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