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Technical Manager

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Technical Manager


Location: United States : Los Angeles, CA

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Epoxy Curing Agents


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 Los Angeles Technical Manager is part of the LA plant management team and is responsible for a broad range of duties focused on ensuring all aspects of laboratory and engineering operational disciplines are in place and functioning properly for the facility.  This position will have direct responsibility as a front line manager to manage the performance of laboratory and engineering (process/process control) personnel.  This will require oversight and development of the laboratory technicians, process engineer, and process control engineer.  



  • Provide leadership and development for the Laboratory Technicians (4), Process and Process Control Engineers (2).
  • Tracking and posting of key quality metrics and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Plant representative for all external audits related to customers and third party certification audits.
  • Maintain the internal corrective/preventative action processes.
  • Interface with vendors on quality related isssues.
  • Manage storm water program and other EHS programs as directed.
  • Lead ISO certification audits and track corrective actions.
  • Maintain DCS Control System along with automated data acquisition program by directing the Process and Process Control Engineers with continuous improvement projects.
  • Responsible for the plants Stable Operations program by identifying and implementing productivity, cost control and automation projects.
  • Maintain Plant MOC process and provide plant support on capital projects.
  • Provide on-call production support in a on-call rotation with other production management.
  • Provide annual reviews and improvement plans for direct reports (6).


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Experience with process engineering, process controls, ISO 9001, and quality assurance within a lab setting preferred.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

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