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Senior Process Engineer - Fermentation Process Technology

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Date: Aug 23, 2017

Location: Mobile, AL, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the
heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Our innovative spirit and integrate technology platforms support our strategic focus on high-growth
megatrends in health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. And that
means a world of opportunities for you. There’s no better time than right now to build your future with us and be a part of our
international team.



Senior Process Engineer - Fermentation Process Technology

Location: United States : Mobile, AL

The Process Technology & Engineering unit has an immediate opening at our Mobile, AL site. This position supports our regional production plants by initiating, leading, and/or supporting optimization and development of bioprocesses (fermentation with focus on downstream processing), in addition to supporting capital investment projects.  An ideal candidate will also have expertise working in or supporting a cGMP production environment.



  • Process-related optimization and development of fermentation and downstream processing in our regional production plants, including pharma (cGMP) and non-pharma products.
  • Supporting capital investment projects for our regional production plants.
  • Planning, coordinating, and implementing experiments on lab, pilot, and production scale in close collaboration with Production and Development.
  • Developing and establishing innovative technologies and methods in the scope of strategic development projects with a focus on fermentation and pharma products and processes.
  • Close cooperation and networking with operative units as well as internal and external development units.


  • Successfully completed university degree in chemical engineering or biochemical engineering.
  • Technical and engineering expertise in processing of fermentation and preferably pharma products (cGMP) in the theoretical and practical field (plant operations), in lab and pilot scale.
  • Strong technical problem solving ability.
  • Initiative, flexible and good sense of responsibility.
  • Strong written and spoken English.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis.

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.

Reach out to Evonik today, so we can reach tomorrow together.
Then apply online via our online careers portal at VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 78004

All candidates hired at Evonik are expected to promote and maintain the principles of and responsibilities related to Responsible Care (RC) within his/her assigned areas of responsibility and as defined in the RC management system.

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Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL