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Production Operator

Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Production Operator


Location: United States : Los Angeles, CA

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Graduates (< 2 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Crosslinkers


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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Operates the Crosslinkers ECA production units in Los Angeles.  Responsible for the batch production of quality product in a safe, efficient, and timely manner, while adhering to all procedures, environmental policies and regulation.  Maintains their training certifications to effectively operate the production process.  Responsible for operating and maintaining the facility and equipment in specified, safe working order.



  • Work safely including:

    • Doing safety walkthroughs and inspections of workplace and equipment
    • Submitting change requests for procedures updates and unsafe equipment / conditions
    • Stopping the job or task when an unsafe behavior or condition is observed

    Run day-to-day operations of the production facility.  Detailed tasks and responsibilities vary by operator level, but general include:

    • Packaging finished goods /intermediates into drums, totes, or pails.
    • Executing batch recipes safely, efficiently, and per procedure
    • Meeting production schedule and batch target cycle times
    • Maintaining proper and accurate batch documentation
    • Pulling raw materials for upcoming batches
    • Communicating operational issues or delays to lead operator
    • Entering work notification for maintenance of equipment
    • Communicating shift turnover information
    • Performing housekeeping and ensuring cleanliness of the workspace is always maintained
    • Organizing storage and staging areas
    • Properly labeling containers per DOT/RCRA Hazardous waste compliance

    Drive TPM initiatives including:

    • Performing autonomous management and audits of both assigned areas and other areas
    • Driving focused improvement projects as a team lead or team member
    • Eliminating waste wherever possible

    Continuous learning and refreshment of training including:

    • Attending all departmental / training meetings
    • Meeting online and in-person class training deadlines and grades
    • Maintaining operator certification level through recertification process



  • High school diploma or GED; relevant experience preferred
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Basic computer skills – Microsoft Office, SAP (preferred)
  • Able to work 12 hour rotating shifts
  • Good communication skills – vocal and written
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Team player

Your Application

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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: Los Angeles