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Operational Technology Engineer (m/f/div)

Date: Dec 27, 2020

Location: Hanau, DE

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Operational Technology Engineer (m/f/div)


Location: Germany : Hanau

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Operations GmbH

Business Line: Silica


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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  • Design, implementation and operation of operational technology (OT) systems in all Silica plants in the world
  • Design user optimized, highly available OT systems and interfaces to ERP and basic process control systems
  • Performing analysis on the economic benefits of OT systems
  • Project leader with full responsibility on quality, cost, timeframes and know-how protection
  • Interface to the IT/OT departments for the technical and commercial solutions in digitalization projects
  • Analyses of existing automation systems and instrumentation as well as feasibility studies for possible investments
  • Support of the OT security management systems including all phases of the continuous improvement process 
  • Continuous improvements for systems, training of employees and liaise with in working groups for OT topics including security


  • Successfully completed master's degree in Computer Science, Automation, or Control Systems
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in project execution or design in OT or digitalization projects
  • Experience in the chemical or pharmaceutical industry preferred 
  • Broad knowledge of process information management systems (PIMS), manufacturing execution systems (MES), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platforms, automation system design,  production / maintenance management, policies, and standards
  • Broad knowledge in OT basic topics like PowerBI, SQL server, SharePoint and cloud services
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Technical, analytical, and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to overcome challenges and identify opportunities for improvement

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.

Please address your application to Antonie Krupp. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Recruiting Center Team at  0800 2386645 (Germany only) or +49 201 177 4200.


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.