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Technical Manager

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Jurong Island, SG

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Location: Singapore : Jurong Island || Singapore : Singapore

Legal Entity: Evonik Oil Additives Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

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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  • Plan and optimize the spending for repair, inspection, maintenance and technical improvements (Capex) in EOA Singapore plant
  • Direct team to prepare and arrange work orders for all types of maintenance activities
  • Provide leadership, development, motivation, coordination and internal cooperation for groups/ individuals under control in order to maximize safety and efficiency of maintenance processes
  • Plan, realize and improve maintenance concepts according to requirements of plant availability
  • Conduct weak point analysis of the production facilities and process the improvement plan according to the analysis result
  • Plan and review stock level of required spare parts and spare equipment with related departments
  • Prepare preventive maintenance plans and monitor the realization; conduct regular review and optimization base on the result and feedback
  • Plan and organize maintenance and repair works during plant shutdown.
  • Responsible for the management and update of plant documentation
  • Ensure the realization of technical safety measures in the production facilities
  • Ensure the operation of the technical facilities according to environmental requirements
  • Plan technical measures and prepare investment applications with other departments
  • Plan and realize technical improvements and optimization of the production facilities
  • As Contract Administrator monitor, direct and control all facets of primary technical contract with selected vendors to insure continuing cost effective and quality support.
  • Ensure in-house and ad-hoc contractor management follow Evonik guidelines and ensure proper site-work coordination and good contractor performance
  • Establish network within regional maintenance community, build/ maintain detailed knowledge about equipment vendors and maintenance service providers, ensure prequalification of these groups to obtain safe, high quality and cost effective services for the site.
  • Member of Singapore plant management team that models the Singapore plant values: Safe working environment, Ownership, Trust, Open Minded, Integrity, Innovative, and actively participates in the development of the people in the plant.


  • Degree in chemical/ mechanical engineering or related disciplines
  • 10 years of plant maintenance experience in chemical/ petrochemical/ manufacturing industry
  • Over 5 years of team lead experience with involvement in technical project planning and execution
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; task oriented with experience in mentoring and coaching staff
  • Good knowledge of chemical process technology and production
  • Conversant with MS Office and data/ process management tools e.g. SAP

Your Application

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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.