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Associate Maintenance Engineer

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Mapleton, IL, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Associate Maintenance Engineer


Location: United States : Mapleton, IL

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Graduates (< 2 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Care Solutions


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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Elimination of repetitive equipment failure by identifying root causes and providing engineering solutions.  These solutions are provided through redesign, predictive and preventive maintenance, and application of good engineering practices in an effort to reduce overall costs and provide maximum equipment availability.  Support of daily maintenance operations through troubleshooting, equipment and parts research, analysis and improvement of spare parts inventories, and equipment assessment is also key.  Assume leadership of Emergency Failures so that Maintenance Planning can stay on schedule.  Be contact for facility Contractors (i.e. HVAC, Hoist, Elevators, Roof, Grounds, Roads).  Fill in for Maintenance Planner/Supervisor.  Support RCA and RBM efforts. 



  • Assume leadership of Emergency Equipment Failures.  Coordinate needed resources to minimize the process downtime, allowing the planning process to remain on schedule. 
  • Work with maintenance and engineering to provide engineered solutions aimed at reducing maintenance costs and increasing equipment availability.   
  • Support implementation of RBM/RCM and RCA recommendations. 
  • Manage/support capital and expense projects for the purpose of improving safety, quality, efficiency or capacity of process equipment. 
  • Manage Facility contractors used within the plant including for maintenance projects. Manage proper storage and disposal of hazardous waste related to maintenance activities. 





  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemical or Mechanical) preferred; associates would be sufficient as well.  
  • Candidate must have experience working (or interning) within an process manufacturing environment 
  • Mechanical competency in plant maintenance and operations strongly preferred (Working with equipment such as rotative machinery, compressors, pumps, agitators and valves 
  • Experience in control/electrical engineering strongly preferred 
  • Candidate must be a team player and have the ability to work well with others 
  • Candidate must be a strong and efficient communicator.  
  • Equipment/Software:  General computer competency, SAP experience a plus 



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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