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Sr. Project Manager

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Lafayette, IN, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Sr. Project Manager


Location: United States : Lafayette, IN

Function: General Management

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Health 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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The Senior Project Manager coordinates with Key Account and Commercial Management (KCM), customers, and the plant site (Operations, Supply Chain, QA, QC, EHS, Regulatory etc.) in the evaluation of new customer requests (RFPs, request for proposal) for products and leads projects from both a technical and project management standpoint.  This role supports Evonik's pharmaceutical API contract manufacturing business and requires a scientific background and experience in the laboratory or manufacturing setting.





  • Evaluate new customer requests for products and lead projects through all aspects of manufacturing
  • Provide leadership during the introduction of new processes into production and improvement or modification of existing processes
  • Monitor the project plan timeline and budget in order to meet customer expectations
  • Coordinate a cross-functional team from supply chain, operations, quality assurance, regulatory, quality control and EHS
  • Initiate and maintain laboratory programs geared toward the development of newly introduced processes or process modifications.



  • Ph.D. or MS in relevant scientific discipline with 2 years industrial experience (laboratory or manufacturing)
  • Fundamental understanding of organic chemistry
  • Project management experience or customer service is preferred but not required
  • Experience working in a GMP environment or in a large scale chemical manufacturing facility is an asst
  • Strong Teamwork/Interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and independently
  • Ability to coordinate cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to occasionally work non-core hours to support 24/7 manufacturing operations




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: Lafayette