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Authority Engineer

Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: Shanghai MUSC, CN

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Authority Engineer


Location: China : Shanghai MUSC

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Business Line: Methacrylates


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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  • Carrying out the approval procedures financially and timely with relevant engineering knowledges through the entire project phases (from project registration up to final property certificate) according to Chinese regulations and codes;
  • Employee works closely with 3rd party service suppliers, e.g. design institutes at CPDP design, engineering contractors at construction phases, consultants companies for EIA, PAR, ESA, LS/OH report preparation;
  • Employees is also involved in supervising activities of 3rd party service suppliers accordingly and acts as interface management and cooperates with internal services, clients and other departments;
  • Employee should understand and work on the project management, the project execution procedures, and work together within the project core team as interface management between Evonik and 3rd party service suppliers and local authorities to convey and negotiate in the best interest and benefits of the company;
  • Scheduling and management of the project work flow;
  • Cost estimation, updating and overall management regarding the entire project phases;
  • Organization and management of related meetings regarding the project demands;
  • Control and review of regular project progresses with all parties involved;
  • Coordination and management of 3rd party contractors for supporting with construction companies;
  • Coordination with authorities regarding cooperative relationship
  • Work with diverse internal interfaces to make sure project acceptance;
  • Support and assist ESHQ Manager for daily management works of MATCH production.
  • Back up environment manager for local authority issues;
  • Identify applicable laws and regulations to the company and communicate internally to related parties;
  • Follow up updates of laws and regulations and communicate internally;
  • Provide training to related colleagues for legal requirement.


  • Projects related regulation and laws both Chinese national and local, as well as technical directives and following updates accordingly; technical knowledge and evaluation capability regarding the up to date information, esp. Environmental assessment and monitoring, safety assessment and monitoring as well as Firefighting design principles, OH/LS related topics
  • Environmental process or Safety Engineering or Chemical engineering
  • Relevant operational safety and process safety
  • Engineering and engineering procedures in general
  • Authority procedures, follow-up capability of project related scheduling, management and cost control
  • Project management, project process control and supplier management
  • Dependencies between technical aspects, scheduling and financial impacts regarding defining strategies of authority procedures;
  • Interdisciplinary and intercultural skills of communicating and cooperation with teams with engineers, procurement and commercial experts;
  • Act as owners engineer on best interests of Evonik;
  • Self-driven responsible and capability of work under pressure;
  • Fluent and professional English in written and spoken;

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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.