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E&I Technician

Date: Apr 23, 2022

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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E&I Technician


Location: United States : Greensboro, NC

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Superabsorber LLC

Business Line: Baby Care


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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Responsible for the repair, modification, and installation of all instrumentation and electrical systems on site as directed by the E&I supervisor.



  • Perform correct procedures for ‘lock out’, ‘closed system entry’, ‘confined space entry’, and ‘hot work’ as specified in plant procedures.  In addition, the craftsman is required to take all necessary precautions to ensure his own safety and the safety of others.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair any equipment failures as they pertain to instrumentation or electrical systems.
  • Recalibrate, repair or replace instruments as directed.
  • Makes a visual and auditory inspection of plant operating equipment and corrects problems found during daily inspections.
  • Install or modify new equipment as assigned.
  • Keep appropriate personnel notified of changes in plant equipment or modifications to the original design.
  • Participate in overtime activities as required including down day activities, vacation or illness coverage, or to assist with additional workloads as required.
  • Perform root cause failure analysis of failed equipment, components or systems.


  • Minimum 5 years or equivalent experience as an Industrial Maintenance E&I Technician, 10+ years preferred.
  • Chemical Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • HS diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.  Includes both "Day Shift" and "Night Shift" work as needed, as your schedule could change from time to time.    
  • Must meet minimum scores on E&I skills assessment.
  • Must be able to meet Physical requirements such as:
    • Adequate physical strength to perform the essential job tasks (for example, ability to lift 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance).
    • Exposure to prolonged physical activity (for example, twelve hour shifts).
    • Sensory faculties needed to safely perform the job duties that allow a person to react to potential or immediate hazardous conditions and to take appropriate action.
    • Ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as respiratory protection, safety harness, and full protection suit as well as common protective or safety equipment including, but not limited to, safety shoes, eye protection, hand protection, hearing protection, hard hats, etc.
  • Intangible skills – effort level and attitude, not just ability to learn, but willingness to do new things
  • Quality of work - attention to detail critical for success in this role
  • Reliability and dependability including time management
  • Self Motivated
  • Good communication skills – verbal & written 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro