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Operational Technology and Global Automation Engineer (m/f/div)

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Hanau, DE

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Operational Technology and Global Automation Engineer (m/f/div)


Location: Germany : Hanau || Germany : Rheinfelden || Germany : Wesseling

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 the Silica plants
  • Design user optimized, highly available OT systems and interfaces to ERP and basic process controlsystems
  • Performing analyses on ecconmic 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 as well as introductionof the new technologies in the OT systems (IIoT plattforms)
  • Design, implementation and support of automation system (DCS, SIS) for Silica sites, Knowledge onbasic process control systems (BPCS) and the interfaces to other systems like PIMS or LIMS
  • Analyses of exististing automation systemes and instrumenation as well as feasibility studies forpossible improvement process
  • Support of the the OT security management system including allphases of the continous improvement process
  • Continuous improvement for systems, training of employess and liase in internal /external workinggroups 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 executionsystems (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
  • Knowledge in DCS systems
  • Technical, analytical, and problem-solving ability as well as ability to overcome challenges andidentify 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 direct your application to Michael Lagoudis, stating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. 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.