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Production Operator

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Havre de Grace, MD, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Production Operator


Location: United States : Havre de Grace, MD

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Graduates (< 2 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

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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Safely and accurately produce product which conforms to internal and customer specifications using standard operating procedures. Production is accomplished by mastering a system of storage, mixing, blending and holding tanks, pumps, associated piping, controls and instrumentation to transfer raw materials to mixing equipment and the prepared product to the packaging area.



  • Safely and accurately operates manual semiautomatic and automatic chemical processing equipment to produce silica-based chemicals, by-products.
  • Sets or regulates automatic controls or manually operates valves, pumps, chemical processing or conveying equipment to regulate flow of materials, sequence and timing of operations and operating conditions such as temperature, pressure, vacuum, etc.
  • Observes and accurately records reactions and operation of equipment and monitors gauges, signals and recorders.
  • Efficiently sets-up and changes over processing systems to produce various products according to operating procedures, product specifications, special instructions and knowledge of the process and equipment.
  • Is proficient in all Standard Operating Procedures pertaining to the assigned job.
  • Trains less experienced Operators.
  • Uses statistical methods for process control to quality specifications.


  • H.S. diploma or equivalent
  • Must be capable of working 8-hour rotating shift and varied overtime.
  • Safe equipment operation and handling of hazardous chemicals requires sound mental ability and concentration to the task at hand.
  • Experience with pumps, valves and motors preferred
  • Experience with batch manufacturing operations 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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